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Finance is an applied branch of economics that studies the ways in which individuals, business entities, and other organizations allocate resources over time and make decisions in the presence of uncertainty.

The faculty in the finance area have wide-ranging expertise in all major areas of finance, including:

  • Asset pricing, or how security prices and interest rates are determined in the market.
  • Corporate finance, or how corporations raise capital and make investment decisions.

The faculty strive to produce a broad range of finance-related research that addresses topics of interest to academic researchers, practitioners, and policymakers. We communicate that research both through publication in scientific journals, and through the development of relevant and rigorous MBA and Executive Education programs. We also train and mentor future finance scholars through our PhD Program, which is regarded as one of the top finance doctoral programs worldwide.

Recent Journal Articles in Finance

Leonid Kogan, Dimitris Papanikolaou, Amit Seru, Noah Stoffman
The Quarterly Journal of Economics ( forthcoming ). November
2016, Vol. 131, Issue 4
Umit G. Gurun, Gregor Matvos, Amit Seru
Journal of Finance. October
2016, Vol. 71, Issue 5, Pages 2371-2416
Erik Hurst, Benjamin Keys, Amit Seru, Joseph Vavra
American Economic Review . October
2016, Vol. 106, Issue 10, Pages 2982-3028
Sumit Agarwal, gene Amromin, Itzhak Ben-David, Souphala Chomsisengphat, Tomasz Piskorski, Amit Seru
Journal of Political Economy (forthcoming). August
Shai Bernstein, Xavier Giroud, Richard R. Townsend
Journal of Finance. August
2016, Vol. 71, Issue 4, Pages 1591-1622
Bryan T. Kelly, Hanno Lustig, Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh
American Economic Review . June
2016, Vol. 1106, Issue 6, Pages 1278-1319
Zhiguo He, Arvind Krishnamurthy, Konstantin Milbradt
American Economic Review. May
2016, Vol. 106, Issue 5, Pages 519–523
Timothy James McQuade, Stephen W. Salant, Jason Winfree
Journal of International Economics. May
2016, Vol. 100, Pages 112–119
YiLi Chien, Harold Cole, Hanno Lustig
Review of Economics Dynamics. April
2016, Vol. 20, Pages 215-239
Hanno Lustig, Bernard Herskovic, Bryan Kelly, Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh
Journal of Financial Economics. February
2016, Vol. 119, Issue 2, Pages 249-283
Anat R. Admati
National Institute Economic Review. February
2016, Vol. 235, Issue 1, Pages R4-R14
Peter M. DeMarzo
Journal of Economic Theory. January
22, 2016, Vol. 163, Pages 410-434
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Joao Granja, Gregor Matvos, Amit Seru
Journal of Finance (forthcoming).
Tomasz Piskorski, James Witkin, Amit Seru
Journal of Finance. December
2015, Vol. 70, Issue 6, Pages 2635-2678
Shai Bernstein
Journal of Finance. August
2015, Vol. 70, Issue 4, Pages 1365-1403