Alexander Philipov

George Mason University Costello College of Business Faculty Alexander Philipov
Titles and Organizations

Area Chair, Finance
Additional Roles: Associate Professor

Contact Information

Phone: (703) 993-9762
Office Location: Enterprise Hall 329
Office Hours: By Appointment

Personal Websites


Alexander Philipov is the finance area chair and associate professor in the Costello College of Business at George Mason University. His areas of teaching include investments, derivatives, corporate finance, and financial institutions. He comes to Mason from American University.

Philipov's research focuses on asset pricing, risk management, and credit risk. His work has appeared (or is forthcoming) in the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, the Financial Analysts Journal, and the Econometric Reviews.

Research Interests

  • Empirical Asset Pricing
  • Credit Risk
  • Risk Management


  • PhD - Finance, Boston College, Boston, MA
  • MS - Resource Economics, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Amherst, MA