Jules van Binsbergen, PhD The Nippon Life Associate Professor in Finance; Professor of Finance, The Wharton SchoolResearch Interests:Asset pricing, institutional investors, investmentsAbout Jules: Jules van Binsbergen conducts theoretical and empirical research in finance. His current work focuses on asset pricing, in particular the relationship between financial markets and the macro economy, and the organization, skill and performance of financial intermediaries. Some of his recent research focuses on the influence of financial market anomalies on real economic activity, measuring the skill of mutual fund managers and the term structure of cash flow growth and stock return predictability. 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. After obtaining his PhD in 2008, he joined the faculty at Stanford's Graduate School of Business, where he got tenure in 2014. He joined the Wharton School in 2014. Read full faculty bio on Wharton website Executive Education Programs Taught: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.