Richard S. Ruback
Richard S. Ruback is the Willard Prescott Smith Professor of Corporate Finance at the Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University. He is a noted authority on corporate finance and valuation, particularly as applied to mergers and takeovers.
Professor Ruback also has special expertise in setting appropriate discount rates for valuing risky projects, capital budgeting, valuation, and other aspects of corporate control. He publishes widely on corporate finance, taxation, and valuation, and appears regularly at national symposia.