Nikolai Roussanov

Moise Y. Safra Professor of Finance; Academic Advisor, MBA major in Quantitative Finance
The Wharton School

Nikolai Roussanov is the Moise Y. Safra Professor of Finance at the Wharton School and a 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 consumer financial behavior.

His articles have been published in the Journal of Finance, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Financial Studies, and Management Science. Roussanov has won a number of prizes including the 2015 AQR Insight Award. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Macro Finance Society, and on editorial boards at the Journal of Finance and Journal of Monetary Economics.

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