Urban Jermann, PhD Safra Professor of International Finance and Capital Markets, The Wharton SchoolAbout Urban: Urban Jermann is an economist. He is the Safra Professor of International Finance and Capital Markets in the Finance Department at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. His research is on financial markets and their interaction with the real economy. He teaches classes on international financial markets for undergraduate and graduate students. Jermann holds a PhD from the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva Switzerland. He is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and an editor of the Journal of Monetary Economics. He has been a Senior Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Executive Education Programs Taught: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.