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Washington University in St Louis Olin Business School

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Faculty

Olin Business School faculty are distinguished by their long-standing and active commitment to scholarly research, excellence in teaching and the highest level of service to students, alumni, business, and one another. Their quest for knowledge and foresight keeps them ahead of the curve on trends in marketing, entrepreneurship, international business, financial markets, and technology.

Olin’s Finance faculty members are active and renowned researchers and advisors to businesses and policymakers. They are dedicated to advancing the understanding of financial economics with interests encompassing both empirical and theoretical topics. Some areas of current focus are banking and financial intermediation, corporate finance, corporate control and capital structure, mergers and acquisitions, asset pricing models, investments and portfolio allocation models, and market microstructure.


FACULTY MEMBERS*

Philip H. Dybvig
Boatmen's Bancshares Professor of
Banking & Finance
PhD, Yale University
Asset pricing, banking, financial markets,
fixed income securities

Armando Gomes
Associate Professor of Finance
PhD, Harvard University
Corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions,
corporate governance, economic theory

Radhakrishnan Gopalan
Assistant Professor of Finance
PhD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Corporate finance, corporate governance, emerging market financial systems

Stuart I. Greenbaum
Bank of America Professor Emeritus of Managerial Leadership
PhD, Johns Hopkins University
Banking and financial intermediation

Ohad Kadan
Associate Professor of Finance
PhD, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Market microstructure, corporate finance, economics of information, game theory


Roni Kisin
Assistant Professor of Finance
PhD, University of Chicago
Applied corporate finance,
labor economics, financial intermediation

Isaac Kleshchelski
Assistant Professor of Finance
PhD, Northwestern University
Asset Pricing
Mark Leary
Assistant Professor of Finance
PhD, Duke University
Corporate finance, financial economics

Hong Liu
Professor of Finance
PhD, University of Pennsylvania
Asset pricing, market microstructure

Asaf Manela
Assistant Professor of Finance
PhD, University of Chicago
Asset pricing, acquisition and diffusion of Information in financial markets, role of the media in finance, learning and portfolio choice

Mathew Ringgenberg
Assistant Professor of Finance
University of North Carolina
Empirical asset pricing, equity lending, information economics, short selling

Todd T. Milbourn
Hubert C. & Dorothy R. Moog
Professor of Finance
PhD, Indiana University
Corporate finance, managerial remuneration, financial intermediation, economics of
asymmetric information


Anjan Thakor
Director of Doctoral Programs and
John E. Simon Professor of Finance
PhD, Northwestern University
Corporate finance, financial intermediation,
economics of asymmetric information

Guofu Zhou
Frederick Bierman & James E. Spears
Professor of Finance
PhD, Duke University
Asset pricing tests, future and options
markets, the structure of interest rates

*See faculty by area.