Faculty

UCLA Anderson Finance Faculty Achievements by the Numbers
#1 Ranked finance faculty in research publications in the four leading peer-reviewed journals by Financial Management Association.
4 of UCLA Anderson finance faculty have served as presidents of the American Finance Association - an accomplishment unmatched by any other institution.
# 7 - UCLA Anderson's finance program rating by business school deans and MBA program directors in the 2010 U.S. News & World Report rankings.

Finance Faculty

  • Daniel Andrei, assistant professor; Ph.D. Finance, University of Lausanne
  • Antonio Bernardo, professor; Ph.D. Economics, Stanford University; corporate finance, information in financial markets
  • Michael Brennan, professor emeritus, Ph.D. Finance, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; asset pricing; portfolio strategy
  • Bruce Carlin, assistant professor; Ph.D. Finance, Duke University; corporate finance, household finance
  • Mikhail Chernov, professor; Ph.D. Business Administration, Pennsylvania State University; Derivatives, fixed income and financial econometrics, macro-based asset pricing
  • Bhagwan Chowdhry, professor; Ph.D. Finance, University of Chicago; international finance, corporate finance and strategy
  • Andrea Eisfeldt, professor; Ph.D. Economics, University of Chicago; macrofinance
  • Stuart A. Gabriel, professor; Arden Realty Chair; Ph.D. Economics, University of California, Berkeley; real estate finance and economics, urban economics
  • Mark Garmaise, assistant professor; Ph.D. Finance, Stanford University; corporate finance, financial contracting, venture capital, real estate
  • Robert Geske, associate professor; Ph.D. Finance, UC Berkeley; asset pricing; derivatives; volatility estimation; credit risk
  • Mark Grinblatt, professor; J. Clayburn LaForce Endowed Chair in Management; Ph.D. Economics, Yale University; empirical and theoretical asset pricing, corporate finance
  • Jason Hsu, adjunct assistant professor; Ph.D. Finance, University of California, Los Angeles; international finance, equity premium puzzle, optimal portfolio allocation
  • Francis Longstaff, professor; Allstate Professor of Insurance and Finance; Ph.D. Finance, University of Chicago; fixed income markets, derivative securities, liquidity issues, credit derivatives
  • Hanno Lustig, professor; Ph.D. Economics, Stanford University; asset pricing, macroeconomics, international finance
  • Richard Roll, professor; Japan Alumni Chair in International Finance; director, Center for Finance and Investments; Ph.D. Economics, Finance, University of Chicago; financial economics, monetary theory, statistics
  • Eduardo Schwartz, professor; California Chair in Real Estate and Land Economics; Ph.D. Finance, University of British Columbia; option pricing, valuation of fixed income securities and commodity derivatives, evaluation of natural resources investments, valuation of mortgage-backed securities, real options
  • Avanidhar Subrahmanyam; professor; Goldyne and Irwin Hearsh Chair in Money and Banking; Ph.D. Finance, UCLA; investor psychology, determinants of stock returns, market liquidity
  • Walter Torous, professor; Lee and Seymour Graff Professor; Ph.D. Economics, University of Pennsylvania; managerial finance, pricing of financial instruments, reorganization of financial distressed firms
  • Ivo Welch, professor; J. Fred Weston Chair in Finance, Ph.D. Finance, University of Chicago