The Nippon Life Associate 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 regulation of markets of high-skill professionals, 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. Professor van Binsbergen’s 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. He received his doctorate from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. After obtaining his doctorate in 2008, he joined the faculty at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, where he received tenure in 2014. He joined the Wharton School in 2014.