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As markets become increasingly intertwined on a global scale, the financial world is shifting in fundamental ways. This poses challenges for both academics and practitioners. We work to form a deep understanding of the changing climate through relevant coursework and groundbreaking research, which gives our students a competitive edge in today’s financial environment.

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Current Areas of Research

  • Financial econometrics
  • International capital markets and corporate finance
  • Informational imperfections in capital markets and corporate financial policy, including dividend policy, capital structure theory, the capital acquisition process, corporate restructuring, and entrepreneurial finance
  • Portfolio management and asset pricing
  • Theory of financial intermediation and analysis of financial services
  • Valuation of derivative securities and the expansion of derivative securities markets

Finance Faculty

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Barry Branch, Sr.
  • Professorship
  • Professor of the Practice
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Sudheer Chava
  • Area Coordinator
  • Professor
  • Chairholder
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Jonathan Clarke
  • Associate Professor
  • Senior Associate Dean
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Andras Danis
  • Associate Professor
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Jacqueline Garner
  • Senior Lecturer
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Manasa Gopal
  • Assistant Professor
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Alex Hsu
  • Associate Professor
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Narayanan Jayaraman
  • Professor
  • Professorship
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Gary Jones
  • Professor of the Practice
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Suzanne Lee
  • Associate Professor
  • PhD Coordinator
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Manpreet Singh
  • Assistant Professor
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Daniel Weagley
  • Assistant Professor