> Jules H. van Binsbergen, PhD The Nippon Life Professor in Finance; Professor of Finance, The Wharton SchoolResearch Interests:Asset pricing, institutional investors, investments About Jules Jules van Binsbergen is the Nippon Life Professor in Finance and professor of finance at the Wharton School. He conducts theoretical and empirical research in finance and has won numerous research and teaching awards for his work. His current research is mostly in asset pricing and focuses on the relationship between financial markets and the macro economy and the organization, skill, and performance of financial intermediaries. Recent papers shed light on the real implications of stock market mispricing, the effectiveness of monetary policy, and measuring the skill of investment managers. Professor van Binsbergen’s research has appeared in leading academic journals, such as the American Economic Review, the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, and the Journal of Monetary Economics. He received his PhD from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. He has previously taught at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University. He is a research associate at the NBER and the CEPR, a former editor and current advisory editor of the Review of Finance, and an associate editor at the Journal of Finance and the Journal of Financial Economics. Read full faculty bio on Wharton websiteExecutive Education Programs TaughtInvestment Strategies and Portfolio ManagementAcademic DirectorDevelop investment portfolios that generate the highest return for your level of investment risk. This program provides a solid foundation for building optimal portfolios and effective tools for making better investments. Wharton Finance for ExecutivesDemystify the process of creating shareholder value; gain techniques to evaluate the financial impact and value of strategic decisions; and explore issues such as capital structures, diversification, and risk.