The Impact of Impact Investing

27th June 2022 - 2pm BST

Speaker: Jules H. van Binsbergen (University of Pennsylvania) 

Jules van Binsbergen is the Nippon Life Professor in Finance and professor of finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He conducts theoretical and empirical research in finance and has won numerous research and teaching awards for his work. His current research is predominantly 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, the Review of Financial Studies 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, and has served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics and the Review of Finance among others