Timothy Luehrman

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Timothy A. Luehrman is a finance academic, formerly a senior lecturer at Harvard Business School. [1] He is best known for his work on valuation and real options; specifically, he conceived the idea of treating business strategy as a series of options, [2] and his papers here [3] [4] are widely quoted.

His research focuses on international corporate finance, advanced valuation techniques, and long-horizon financial management. He has published numerous books, research articles and case studies for both scholars and practitioners. [1]

He has held appointments at the MIT Sloan School of Management, IMD and the Thunderbird School of Global Management. He was also a managing director at Standard & Poor’s Corporate Value Consulting division and a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers. During 2003–2004 he was a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s Option Valuation Group. [1]

He received his B.A. in economics from Amherst College (1979), MBA from Harvard Business School (1983), and Ph.D. in business economics from the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (1986). [1]

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  1. 1 2 3 4 "Timothy A. Luehrman: Biography". Harvard Business School. Archived from the original on November 1, 2007.
  2. Luehrman, T., “Strategy as a Portfolio of Real Options,” Harvard Business Review, 76 (5), 1998, pp. 89-99.
  3. "Strategy as a Portfolio of Real Options" . Retrieved 4 March 2016.
  4. "Investment Opportunities as Real Options: Getting Started on the Numbers" . Retrieved 4 March 2016.