Nikolai Roussanov

Moise Y. Safra Professor of Finance; Academic Advisor, MBA major in Quantitative Finance; Academic Director, “Wharton on the Markets” Series
The Wharton School

Nikolai Roussanov is Moise Y. Safra Professor of Finance at the Wharton School and Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research focuses on areas of interaction between asset pricing and macroeconomics, ranging from equity to fixed income, currency, and commodity markets, to entrepreneurship and individual financial behavior. His articles have been published in the Journal of Finance, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Monetary Economics, and Management Science, and won a number of prizes, including the 2015 AQR Insight Award. He currently serves as Co-Editor of the Journal of Financial Economics and has in the past served on editorial boards of the Journal of Finance and Journal of Monetary Economics, as Editor of the Review of Asset Pricing Studies, and President of the Macro Finance Society. At Wharton he has taught courses on Behavioral Finance, Fixed Income Securities, and Consumer Financial Decision Making to undergraduate and MBA students, as well as Empirical Methods in Finance aimed at students in the doctoral program.

Roussanov received an undergraduate degree in mathematics from Harvard College in 2001 and a doctorate in finance from the University of Chicago in 2008.