Mendoza School of Business

Margaret Forster

Teaching Professor
  242 Mendoza College of Business
  • Biography
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Margaret Forster is interested in investments, equity valuation, and the structure of financial markets. She teaches courses in investments, corporate finance, international finance and financial institutions.
Forster is a former principal at Wanger Asset Management LLP, a money management firm located in Chicago, where she was an international co-portfolio manager and an equity analyst. Prior to that, she was an economist at the International Monetary Fund. She has taught at Northwestern University and at The Ohio State University.
Forster has an undergraduate degree from the Escola Politecnica of the Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil, and an MBA, MS, and PhD from Cornell University, Ithaca.

"Corporate governance and pollution externalities of public and private firms", (With Sophie Shive), Review of Financial Studies, 33

"The Revolving Door for Financial Regulators", (With Sophie Shive), Review of Finance, 21, 2017

"Commonality in Code of Ethics", (With Timothy Loughran, Bill McDonald), Journal of Business Ethics, 90, 2009