Jules van Binsbergen

The Nippon Life Professor in Finance; Professor of Finance
The Wharton School

Jules van Binsbergen holds the Nippon Life Professorship in Finance at the Wharton School. He conducts theoretical and empirical research in finance with a focus on the relationship between financial markets and the macro-economy, and the organization, skill, and performance of financial intermediaries. Some of his recent research focuses on the influence of financial market anomalies on real economic activity, measuring the skill of mutual fund managers and the term structure of cash flow growth and stock return predictability.

His research has appeared in leading academic journals, such as the American Economic Review, the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, and Journal of Monetary Economics.

Before coming to Wharton in 2014, van Binsbergen was a tenured faculty member at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. He holds a master’s degree in financial econometrics from Tilburg University and a doctorate in finance from Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.