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Karen K. Lewis

Joseph and Ida Sondheimer Professor in International Economics and Finance

Research Interests: asset pricing, international finance, macrofinance, investments

Links: CV, Personal Website


PhD, University of Chicago, 1985;  BA, University of Oklahoma, 1979


Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research, 1991-present.

Senior Fellow, Globalization and Monetary Policy Institute, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, 2010 - present.

Academic Positions Held

Current Positions:  Joseph and Ida Sondheimer Professor of International Economics and Finance, Finance Department, Wharton School - Primary Appointment; Professor, Economics Department, School of Arts and Sciences - Secondary Appointment

Other Positions at Wharton:  Co-Director, Weiss Center for International Financial Research, 2005-2011; Professor of Finance, 1994-present; Associate Professor of Finance, 1991-1994.

Previous appointment: Assistant Professor, Stern School, New York University, 1985-1991.

Other Positions

Olin Fellow, National Bureau of Economic Research, 1989-90; Visiting Scholar, International Finance Division, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 1987, 1991, 1995; Consultant, International Monetary Fund, 1996; Economist, First National Bank of Chicago, 1981-82.