Juliane Begenau

Associate Professor, Finance

Juliane Begenau

Associate Professor of Finance

Botha-Chan Faculty Scholar for 2023–2024
Academic Area:

Research Interests

  • Financial Institutions
  • Macroeconomics
  • Financial Markets
  • Public Pensions


Juliane Begenau is an associate professor of finance at Stanford Graduate School of Business. Prior to that, she taught at Harvard Business School. She is also a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a research affiliate at CEPR. Her research focus is the interplay of the real economy with financial markets and financial institutions. Begenau earned her PhD in economics at Stanford University. Her undergraduate degree, also in economics, is from Humboldt University in Berlin.

Academic Degrees

  • PhD, Economics, Stanford University, 2014
  • Economics, Humboldt-University of Berlin, 2008

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor, Stanford Graduate School of Business, 2021–present
  • Research Affiliate, Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), 2019–present
  • Faculty Research Fellow, National Bureau of Economic Research, 2016–present
  • Assistant Professor, Stanford Graduate School of Business, 2017–2021
  • Assistant Professor, Harvard Business School, 2014–2017

Awards and Honors

  • Business School Trust Faculty Scholar for 2019–20
  • GSB Trust Faculty Scholar for 2018–19
  • WFA Award for the Best Paper on Financial Institutions for “Financial Regulation in a Quantitative Model of the Modern Banking System”, 2016
  • MFM dissertation grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, University of Chicago, 2013–2014
  • B.F. Haley and E.S. Shaw Fellowship, (stipend and tuition), Stanford University, 2013
  • Kohlhagen Fellowship, Stanford University, 2012–2013
  • George P. Schultz Scholar, Stanford University, 2010
  • Barbara Finberg Fellowship, Stanford University, 2008–2009


Journal Articles

Juliane Begenau, Emil N. Siriwardane
The Journal of Finance
February 2024
Juliane Begenau, Tim Landvoigt
The Review of Economic Studies
July 2022 Vol. 89 Issue 4 Pages 1748–1784
Juliane Begenau, Berardino Palazzo
Journal of Financial Economics
March 2021 Vol. 139 Issue 3 Pages 697–718
Juliane Begenau, Juliana Salomao
Review of Financial Studies
April 2019 Vol. 32 Issue 4 Pages 1235-1274
Juliane Begenau
Journal of Financial Economics (accepted)
Juliane Begenau, Maryam Farboodi, Laura Veldkamp
Journal of Monetary Economics
August 2018 Vol. 97 Pages 71-87

Book Chapters

Juliane Begenau, Monika Piazzesi, Martin K. Schneider
Risk Topography: Systemic Risk and Macro Modeling
2014 Pages 57-64

Working Papers

Juliane Begenau, Erik Stafford April 1, 2022
Juliane Begenau, Emil Siriwardane March 2022
Juliane Begenau, Saki Bigio, Jeremy Majerovitz April 2019
Juliane Begenau, Erik Strafford May 2018
Juliane Begenau, Berardino Palazzo March 2017
Juliane Begenau, Monika Piazzesi, Martin K. Schneider July 2015

Conferences, Talks & Speaking Engagements

In the Media

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School News

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