Itamar Drechsler, PhD Associate Professor of Finance, The Wharton SchoolAbout Itamar : Itamar Drechsler is an associate professor of Finance at the Wharton School and a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. He works in the areas of asset pricing, financial intermediation, and monetary policy. He is currently an associate editor of the Journal of Finance and the Journal of Political Economy. He graduated with a PhD in finance from the Wharton School and has an MA in mathematics and bachelor's degrees in finance, mathematics, and computer science from the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to re-joining Wharton, he worked for nine years in the finance department at NYU's Stern School of Business. Executive Education Programs Taught:Wharton on Financial ManagementWhat are the financial decisions that must be made now to ensure future viability when a company is under pressure? Gain new insight on how to prepare for business life both during and after a crisis. Wharton on the MarketsTremendous volatility in the financial markets has raised anxiety levels among both institutional and individual investors alike. Gain clarity and insight on how to view the investment horizon in the coming months. Wharton Finance faculty discusses topics from investing in stocks and bonds to alternative investments in real estate and private equity.