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Kellogg Finance Department

The Finance Department is engaged in award-winning research and teaching on financial markets and institutions, as well as the financial decisions of firms, individuals, and governments.

The faculty is renowned for their theoretical and empirical work in a broad range of specialties, including asset pricing, corporate finance, capital market dynamics, household finance, macroeconomics, and econometrics. By declaring a Finance major, students build a strong base in these principles of finance to help launch successful careers. Kellogg’s innovative suite of experiential learning courses and labs offer students opportunities to apply their course work to real-world business processes with the guidance of faculty experts.

For more details on the finance major go the Finance Department’s Academic page here. For more details on the Finance Department’s experiential learning see the links on this page. Please reference the Kellogg Course Catalog for a complete listing of Finance and experiential courses.

Poised at the leading edge of finance theory and practice, our faculty members produce research that is consistently recognized in flagship journals.

Faculty research is consistently recognized in flagship journals. Faculty members also serve as editors of leading professional publications, setting the standards for new ideas in the field.
 

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Featured Faculty Members

Dimitris Papanikolaou

Professor Papanikolaou is studying the effects of technological shocks on firms' investment decisions.
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Janice C Eberly

Formerly the chief economist at the US Treasury, Professor Eberly's research focuses on finance and macroeconomics.
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Dean Karlan

Recent research from Professor Karlan looks at the impact of microfinance savings groups on poor women in Africa.
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Recent Finance Research

Time Varying Risk Aversion
Luigi Guiso, Paola Sapienza, Luigi Zingales, Journal of Financial Economics, 2018
The Real Effects of Liquidity During the Financial Crisis: Evidence from Automobiles
Efraim Benmelech, Ralf Meisenzahl, Rodney Ramcharan, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2017
Homeowner Borrowing and Housing Collateral: New Evidence from Expiring Price Controls
Anthony DeFusco, Journal of Finance, 2017
Jump Regressions
Viktor Todorov, George Tauchen, Jia Li, Econometrica, 2017
Non-linear Effects of Taxation on Growth
Sergio Rebelo, Nir Jaimovich, Journal of Political Economy, 2017

Finance News

Venezuela Inflation Could Reach One Million Percent by Year’s End
Daniel Lansberg-Rodriguez, The New York Times, July 23, 2018
Kathleen Hagerty named interim dean
Kathleen Hagerty, July 12, 2018
Mexico Delivers Another Defeat to the Status Quo in Latin America
Daniel Lansberg-Rodriguez, The New York Times, July 02, 2018
How Chicago's PE players are adapting to a high-priced marketplace
Mitchell A. Petersen, Crain’s Chicago Business, June 15, 2018
Venezuelan Autocrat Maduro Attempts a Public Relations Coup
Daniel Lansberg-Rodriguez, Bloomberg, June 13, 2018
How a Genetically Modified Soybean Helped Modernize an Economy
Jacopo Ponticelli, Kellogg Insight, June 04, 2018

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Our innovative portfolio of MBA programs helps our students find the ideal balance among professional, educational and personal goals. Wherever you are in your career – and your life – there’s a Kellogg MBA program that will help you grow professionally and personally.

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