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Amir Yaron

Robert Morris Professor of Banking

Professor of Finance

Research Interests: asset pricing, econometrics, international finance, macroeconomics

Links: Personal Website


PhD, University of Chicago, 1994; MA, University of Chicago, 1991; MA, Tel-Aviv University, 1988; BA, Tel-Aviv University, 1985

Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards

2004 Smith Breeden Award for Distinguished Papers; Alfred Sloan Dissertation Fellowship, 1994

Academic Positions Held

Wharton: 1997-present (named Robert Morris Professor of Banking, 2009; named Gilbert and Shelly Harrison Term Associate Professor, 2008-2009). Previous appointments: Carnegie Mellon University

Other Positions

Visiting Scholar, Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm University, June 1996, 2003; Summer Intern, Research Department, International Monetary Fund, 1993; Unit Head, The Financial Advisor to the Chief of Staff, Israel Defense Foreces, 1985-89