Douglas Cumming

DeSantis Distinguished Professor of Finance and Entrepreneurship at the College of Business, Florida Atlantic University

Douglas Cumming, J.D., Ph.D., CFA, is the DeSantis Distinguished Professor of Finance and Entrepreneurship at the College of Business, Florida Atlantic University. Douglas has published over 180 articles in leading refereed academic journals in finance, management, and law and economics, such as the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and Journal of International Business Studies, and has been cited over 15,000 times according to Google Scholar. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the British Journal of Management (2020-2022) and the Journal of Corporate Finance (2018-2020). He is the Founding Editor of Annals of Corporate Governance, and a former Co-Editor of Finance Research Letters and Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. His most recent books are Corruption and Fraud in Financial Markets: Malpractice, Misconduct and Manipulation (Wiley, 2020, coauthored with Carol Alexander) and Crowdfunding: Fundamental Cases, Facts, and Insights (Elsevier Academic Press, 2019, coauthored with Sofia Johan) complete with companion materials. He is the coauthor of Venture Capital and Private Equity Contracting (Elsevier Academic Press, 2nd Edition, 2013), and Hedge Fund Structure, Regulation and Performance around the World (Oxford University Press, 2013). He is the Editor of the Oxford Handbook of Entrepreneurial Finance (2013), the Oxford Handbook of Private Equity (2013), the Oxford Handbook of Venture Capital (2013), the Oxford Handbook of Sovereign Wealth Funds (2018), the Oxford Handbook of IPOs (2019), the Research Handbook of Finance and Sustainability (2018), and the Research Handbook of Investing in the Triple Bottom Line (2019). Douglas’ work has been reviewed in numerous media outlets, including The Economist, The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, the Wall Street Journal, the Globe and Mail, Canadian Business, the National Post, and The New Yorker.

Recent Research by Douglas Cumming

— Aug 2, 2018
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Financial Markets, Laws, and Entrepreneurship

Financial Markets, Laws, and Entrepreneurship and Spurring Entrepreneurship through Capital Gains Tax Reform—chapters in a recent book on demographics and entrepreneurship—find that eliminating, or at least lowering, Canada’s uncompetitive tax rate on capital gains is the best policy for encouraging entrepreneurial financing, which is critical for new business startups.