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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.

Finance PhD students on the job market
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Finance Major

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Upcoming Events

October 14, 2019 | 12:15 PM
Kellogg Global Hub, 5101
October 15, 2019 | 12:15 PM
Kellogg Global Hub, Room 4101

Featured Faculty Members

Carola Frydman

Professor Frydman's recent research has examined the evolution of financial markets during the early twentieth century.
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Anthony DeFusco

Professor DeFusco studies household finance with a particular emphasis on household behaviors and public policies.
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Sergio Rebelo

Professor Rebelo studies the causes of business cycles and the impact of economic policy on economic growth.
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Recent Finance Research

Long-Term Orientation and Educational Performance
Umut Ozek, Paola Sapienza, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2019
On the effects of restricting short-term investment
Nicolas Crouzet, Ian Dew-Becker, Charles Nathanson, Review of Financial Studies, 2019
A model of safe asset determination
Konstantin Milbradt, Arvind Krishnamurthy, Zhiguo He, American Economic Review, 2019
Credit Allocation under Economic Stimulus: Evidence from China
Lin William Cong, Haoyu Gao, Jacopo Ponticelli, Xiaoguang Yang, Review of Financial Studies, 2019
Dividend Dynamics, Learning, and Expected Stock Index Returns
Ravi Jagannathan, Binying Liu, Journal of Finance, 2019
Left Behind: Creative Destruction, Inequality, and the Stock Market
Leonid Kogan, Dimitris Papanikolaou, Noah Stoffman, , 2019

Finance News

Why The U.S. Shouldn’t Declare Victory Over China’s Tariff Exemptions
Phillip Braun, Forbes, September 12, 2019
All the New Faculty At The Top 25 Schools
Poets&Quants, September 11, 2019
How being a speed skater prepared me for a successful career in tax law and tech
Paola Sapienza, Fast Company , September 05, 2019
Take 5: What Business Leaders Can Learn from the Military
Efraim Benmelech, Carola Frydman, Kellogg Insight, September 05, 2019
How CEOs Can Forge a New Kind of Shareholder Value
Bloomberg, September 05, 2019
Daughters’ Math Scores Suffer When They Grow Up in a Family That’s Biased Towards Sons
Paola Sapienza, Kellogg Insight, September 03, 2019

Find Your Fit

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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Executive MBA Program

Executive Education

MS in Management Studies

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Certificate Program for Undergraduates

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Our doctoral students learn to think critically, identify opportunities for new frameworks and insights, and gain the technical expertise to turn those opportunities into published research.
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