Krisztina Büti

Assistant Adjunct Professor of Finance and Accounting

Curriculum Vitae

Contact Info

Rady School of Management
Otterson Hall, Room 4S137
9500 Gilman Drive #0553
La Jolla, CA 92093-0553

Research Areas

Corporate Finance
Behavioral Finance
Corporate Governance
Information Processing in Financial Markets

Industry Areas

Financial Markets
Public and Private Firms
Regulation and Corporate Governance


Krisztina Buti

Krisztina Büti’s research interests involve empirical corporate finance, behavioral finance and information processing in financial markets.  Her current research discusses the role of market frictions in price efficiency around corporate acquisition events and market learning about the investment opportunity set of acquirers.  Her dissertation won the John F. Doukas award at the 2016 Annual Meetings of the European Financial Management Association. 

Krisztina earned her Ph.D. at the University of Utah in 2016.  Prior to embarking on doctoral studies she was an accomplished industry researcher and senior lecturer at Central European University in Budapest, Hungary. She holds a CFA designation, an MBA degree, and an MA in Economics.

Works in Progress

Market Learning About the Stand-Alone Value of the Acquirer (with Avner Kalay)

Firm Size, Costly Short Sales, and Shareholder Gains in Corporate Acquisitions