Steven Neil Kaplan, the Neubauer Family Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance at the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, will look at executive compensation. He holds a master's degree in applied mathematics and economics from Harvard College and a PhD in business economics from Harvard University. Kaplan conducts research on issues in private equity, venture capital, entrepreneurial finance, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate finance. He has published papers in a number of academic and business journals. He has testified to the U.S. Senate Finance Committee and the U.S. House Financial Services Committee about his research. Kaplan is a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and an associate editor of the Journal of Finance and the Journal of Financial Economics.