Laura Blattner

Assistant Professor, Finance

Laura Blattner

Assistant Professor of Finance

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Research Interests

  • Financial Institutions
  • Macroeconomics
  • Corporate Finance


Laura Blattner is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Her research interests are banking, corporate finance, and macroeconomics. Laura recently earned her Ph.D. at Harvard University. She also holds a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics and Economics and an M.Phil. in Economics from Oxford University.

Academic Degrees

  • PhD, Political Economy & Government, Harvard University, 2018
  • M.Phil. Economics, Oxford University, 2012
  • BA, Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE), Oxford University, 2010

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor, Stanford GSB, 2018–present

Awards and Honors

  • Louise and Claude N. Rosenberg Jr. Faculty Scholar, 2019–2020
  • AQR Top Finance Graduate Award, 2018
  • BlackRock Applied Research Award (Winner), 2017
  • ECB Lamfalussy Fellowship, 2017
  • MFM dissertation grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, University of Chicago, 2016–2017
  • ERP Fellowship, German Federal Ministry of Economics, 2013


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