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M. Yasser Boualam

Research Interests: financial institutions, financial fragility and crises, sovereign debt, search and matching

Links: CV

Contact Information

Address: 2331 SH-DH, 3620 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Mobile: 412-304-1847


  • M. Yasser Boualam (Draft), Bank Competition and Dynamic Credit Relationships.
  • Colin Ward, Joao F. Gomes, M. Yasser Boualam (Draft), Understanding the Behavior of Distressed Stocks.  Abstract
  • M. Yasser Boualam (Draft), Inflation, External Default, and the Composition of Sovereign Debt.  Abstract

Awards And Honors

  • Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center Fellow, 2012
  • Irwin Friend Doctoral Fellowship in Finance, 2012
  • American Finance Association Doctoral Student Travel Grant, 2011
  • University of Pennsylvania Dean's Fellowship for Distinguished Merit, 2009-2013
  • The Spirit of MSCF Award, Tepper School of Business, 2008
  • MSCF Merit Scholarship, Tepper School of Business, 2007-2008


 Teaching Fellowships
  • FNCE 962 - Macroeconomics and the Global Economic Environment (MBA), Professor Ravi Bansal (Spring 2012)
  • FNCE 924 - Intertemporal Macro Finance (PhD), Professor Pricila Maziero (Spring 2011), Professor Mathieu Taschereau-Dumouchel (Spring 2012/2013/2014)
  • FNCE 393/893 - Global Monetary and Financial Institutions: Theory and Practice (UGD/MBA), Professor Zvi Eckstein (Fall 2011)