Finance covers a broad range of topics including corporate investments and financing decisions, security valuation, portfolio management, and the behavior of asset prices and investors. In addition to providing students with wide base of knowledge, Finance at Merage helps students develop new skills to unlock the potential of finance in the digital world. To support this broad objective, the members of the finance faculty are renowned for their expertise in investments, money management, behavioral finance, risk management and financial economic theory.
The Finance faculty is committed to excellence in teaching. The Finance Area offers courses in the undergraduate, MBA, Master of Finance (MFin) and PhD programs. These courses offer broad exposure to finance theory and reflect latest market practices and research findings. The School’s Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration includes basic courses in financial management and investments as well as elective courses. The Merage School’s MBA programs include the core course in financial management, which reflects the School’s digitally-driven focus, as well as elective courses. The School also offers the Master of Finance (MFin) degree that comprises a wide range of graduate finance courses. The PhD program offers an advanced, research oriented degree in financial economics and prepares students for successful academic careers.
The Merage School Finance Area frequently hosts Finance Colloquia.
Research Interests: Stability of currency and banking systems, Macroeconomic impact on investing, GDP growth, inflation, interest rates, credit risk and the financial market, Hedge funds: asset allocations and portfolio management
Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Research Interests: Psychology, Social interactions, and Markets, Investments, Corporate finance, Risk management
Assistant Professor of Teaching
Research Interests: Credit Risk, Banking, FinTech, Financial Data Science
Research Interests: Empirical research in investments, Managing financial risks, Global portfolio investments, Derivatives markets
Research Interests: Corporate Finance, Corporate Strategy, M&A, Leveraged Buyouts, Private Equity, Corporate Restructurings, Debt/Equity Securities
Research Interests: Hedge Funds, Mutual Funds, Investments, Regulation and Money Management