Krishna Ramaswamy, PhD

Edward Hopkinson, Jr. Professor of Investment Banking; Professor of Finance, The Wharton School

Research Interests:

Investment management in equity and bond markets, options and futures

About Krishna:

Professor Ramaswamy's research interests include investment management in stock and bond markets and the valuation and use of options and futures contracts. His current research includes tests of models of the term structure of interest rates, the relation between futures markets and cash markets, and the use of binomial models as approximations in valuing financial securities. His work has appeared in the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, and The Review of Financial Studies. Professor Ramaswamy has served on the board of directors of the American Finance Association and currently serves as a program advisor to the Institute for Quantitative Research in Finance.

He has taught graduate-level courses on investment management, financial engineering, and on options and futures markets, as well as a doctoral course on research methods in finance. Professor Ramaswamy has conducted seminars on risk management, options and futures trading, and derivatives in the US and in Latin America (in association with The World Bank), in Singapore (in connection with Wharton Executive Education), and in India (for the Wharton Alumni Association of India). 

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