Daniel Green


Assistant Professor of Finance

Harvard Business School




Working Papers

Corporate Refinancing, Covenants, and the Agency Cost of Debt

Growing Pains in Financial Development: Institutional Weakness and Investment Efficiency

(with Ernest Liu)
Revist and resubmit at Journal of Financial Economics

Accelerator or Brake? Cash for Clunkers, Household Liquidity, and Aggregate Demand

(with Brian Melzer, Jonathan Parker, and Arcenis Rojas)
Revise and resubmit at American Economic Journal: Economic Policy

Work in Progress

The Lending and Balance Sheet Response to the Capital Purchase Program (with Stefan Gisler, Jonathan Parker, and Rodney Ramcharan)

A Frictionless Rationalization of the Payback Rule in Capital Budgeting


I am a TA for the Finance Research Practicum. I suggest students use DataCamp to get up to speed on R and Python.


This .zip file has everything needed to set up a Beamer presentation with notes on a separate screen.

Here is a link to the MIT Sloan Finance Student Lunch website.

Here is a link to the MIT Macro Finance Reading Group website.

Here is a plot of the Lorenz curve of GDP and corporate debt. 80 percent of GDP uses only about 30% of corporate debt, and the remaining 70% of corporate debt supports only 20% of GDP.