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Darla Moore School of Business


Eric A. Powers

Title: Chair
Associate Professor
Department: Finance
Darla Moore School of Business
Phone: 803-777-4928
Office: Darla Moore School of Business, Room 457I
Resources: Curriculum Vitae [PDF]
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Eric A. Powers is academic chair and an associate professor of finance. His research focuses on fixed-income policies of corporations as well as corporate capital investment policy and corporate restructuring. Powers’ research has appeared in leading peer-reviewed academic journals such as the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics and Journal of Corporate Finance. At various times, Powers has taught introductory financial management at the undergraduate and masters levels, undergraduate fixed income security valuation and the Ph.D. seminar in corporate finance.


  • Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1998
  • MBA, Cornell University, 1993
  • B.A., Cornell University, 1986

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