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Faculty & Research

The Program for Financial Studies supports research in all areas of asset pricing, corporate finance, and financial institutions. The program encourages the creation, translation, and dissemination of research from cross-disciplinary faculty members by coordinating access to computing and data resources; providing research support and assistance; sponsoring membership to professional organizations; overseeing

fellowships and grants; and facilitating the integration of research into the MBA curriculum. Interaction between students, program faculty, and the external community provides valuable insights that enable the program to support research activities that are relevant to academia, policy and regulatory authorities, and the financial industry.

Faculty Research Interests

The table that follows presents a snapshot relating affiliated faculty members’ research interests to the program’s bridging of theory and practice: the theory is captured by academic tracks (the rows), while the practice is captured by career functions (the columns).

Faculty Research Interests

 

Career Functions

Asset Management

Investment Banking and Corporate Finance

Sales, Trading and Research

Financial Consulting

Risk Management

Asset Pricing

Factor Risk
Andrew Ang
(Academic Board)

Behavioral Finance
Kent Daniel

Commodity Markets
Lars Lochstoer

International Finance
Robert Hodrick
(Academic Board)

Empirical Asset Pricing
Geert Bekaert

International Finance
Shang-Jin Wei

Short Sales
Charles  Jones
(Academic Board)

Behavioral Finance
Gur Huberman

Labor Markets
Andreas Mueller

Crashes and Crises
Martin Oehmke

Debt Valuation
M. Suresh Sundaresan
(Academic Board)

Accounting Measurements & Asset Pricing
Gil Sadka

Decision-Making Under Uncertainty
Elke Weber

Quantitative Methods
Mark N. Broadie
(Academic Board)

Risk Management, Derivatives
Paul Glasserman
(Research Director)

Price Discovery
Paul Tetlock

Corporate Finance

Global Valuation &  Accounting
Trevor Harris

Accounting & Valuation
Stephen Penman

Taxes
Pierre Yared

Accounting & Equity Valuation
Julian Yeo

Corporate Uses of Cash
Laurie Simon Hodrick
(Founding Director)

Buyouts & Restructuring
Enrique Arzac

M&A Transactions
Donna Hitscherich

Valuation & Accounting
Sharon Katz

Corporate Governance
Moshe Cohen

Household Financial Decisions
Andrew Hertzberg

Price Setting
Emi Nakamura

Development Finance
Emily Breza

Information and Incentives
Marina Halac

Institutional Investors
Wei Jiang

Incentives and Organizations
Andrea Prat

Family Firms
Daniel Wolfenzon

 

Financial Institutions

Housing & Credit Markets
Christopher Mayer

Real Estate Finance
Tomasz Piskorski

Financial Institutions
Tano Santos

Economics of Hedge Funds
Neng Wang

Restructuring
Patrick Bolton

Financial Reporting
Urooj Khan

International Trade
Amit Khandelwal

Empirical Macro and Finance
Mauricio Larrain

Private Equity Finance
Morten Sorensen

Political Economy of Finance
Ray Fisman

Emerging Firms
Jonas Hjort

High Frequency Trading
Ciamac Moallemi

The Market Value of Social Security
Stephen Zeldes

Financial Economics
Charles Calomiris
(Curriculum Director)

Behavioral Personal Finance
Stephan Meier

Peer-to-Peer Lending
Enrichetta Ravina

Measuring Teacher Performance
Jonah Rockoff

People and Performance
David Ross

Career Management
Nachum Sicherman

Bank Liquidity Management
Saki Bigio

Financial Intermediation
Marco Di Maggio

Capital Market Regulation
Lawrence Glosten

High Frequency Trading
Costis Maglaras

Financial Networks
Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi

 

 

 

2014-2015 No Free Lunch Seminar Series

Lars Lochstoer, Associate Professor of Finance and Economics, presents Model Risk and Stock Prices

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2013 Financial Studies Conference

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Phone: 212-851-9473
financialstudies@columbia.edu

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In the News

September 18, 2014

Professor Andrew Ang's new website factorinvestingbook.com features his book "Asset Management: A Systematic Approach to Factor Investing">

September 16, 2014

Professor Laurie Hodrick's op-ed on Alibaba's IPO is published in Fortune>

September 11, 2014

Professor Charles Calomiris' research on capital requirements is cited by the Bank of England>

September 9, 2014

Professor Mark Broadie spoke at the World Scientific Congress of Golf on September 5-7 at Griffith University in Queensland, Australia>

September 8, 2014

Professor Andrew Ang questions private equity returns in The Globe and Mail>

September 4, 2014

Professor Mark Broadie predicts outcomes of The Barclays Cup>

September 3, 2014

Executive Advisory Board Member Maliz Beams presented at the Sixth Annual Women Advisors Network Forum in Baltimore, MD on August 25-28>

August 27, 2014

Professor Paul Glasserman will present at the Conference on Credit Risk and Systemic Risk in Boston, MA on September 20th>

August 25, 2014

Executive Advisory Board Member Tom Vandever will present at the Columbia Business School Private Equity Program's "M&A Roundup: How the 2014 'Resurgence' is Impacting Private Equity" panel in New York, NY on September 16>

August 21, 2014

Professor Andrew Ang's book “Asset Management: A Systematic Approach to Factor Investing" is featured in Systematic Relative Strength>

August 20, 2014

Professor Charles Calomiris discusses the Federal Reserve on Bloomberg BusinessWeek>

August 19, 2014

Executive Advisory Board Member Nicholas Galluccio speaks about small cap equities on Business News Network>

August 18, 2014

Executive Advisory Board Member Candace Browning is cited by the Financial Post>

August 13, 2014

Professor Charles Calomiris discusses the Ebola outbreak in Africa on Bloomberg BusinessWeek>

August 12, 2014

Professor Suresh Sundaresan presented at the NSE-NYU Indian Financial Markets Conference in New York, NY on August 4-5th>

July 22, 2014

Professor Charles Calomiris discusses the Export-Import Bank in the Tampa Bay Times>

July 17, 2014

Professor Andrew Ang's research on portfolio rebalancing is cited by the Wall Street Journal>

July 14, 2014

Professor Charles Calomiris discusses his book, "Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit" in The Actuary>

July 8, 2014

Executive Advisory Board Member Evan Picoult will speak at The Financial Industry in a Post-Crisis World Symposium in Washington, DC on July 10>

June 26, 2014

Professor Andrew Ang is cited by Top 1000 Funds for his research titled "Asset Allocation and Bad Habits">

June 24, 2014

Executive Advisory Board Member Evan Picoult will speak at the Workshop on Hypothetical Portfolio Exercises (HPEs) in London, England on June 26>

June 20, 2014

Professor Mark Broadie will discuss his book "Every Shot Counts" at the Columbia Business School Alumni Club in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on June 24 >