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Professor Franklin Allen

Professor of Finance and Economics
Imperial College Business School, Brevan Howard Centre
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Franklin Allen, Professor of Finance and Economics, Imperial College Business School, Brevan Howard Centre
ECGI Fellow (2002) :


DPhil, University of Oxford, 1980; MPhil, University of Oxford, 1979; BA, University of East Anglia, 1977

Academic positions held:
Imperial College Business School: 2014-present (Director of the Brevan Howard Centre), Wharton: 1980-2016 (named Nippon Life Professor of Finance, 1994; Vice Dean and Director, Doctoral Programs, 1990-93; Associate Director, Doctoral Programs, 1988-90; Co-Director, Financial Institutions Center, 2000-present). Visiting appointments: University of Oxford; University of Tokyo; University of Frankurt; Princeton University. Adjunct Appointments: New York University.

Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards:
The Class of 1984 Teaching Award, 1996, 1997; Helen Kardon Moss Anvil Award, 1993, 1999; Excellence in Teaching Award (Graduate Division), 1990, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001; Miller-Sherrerd MBA Core Teaching Award, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001; Undergraduate Division Excellence in Teaching Award, 1991; Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching, 2001

Professional Leadership 1999-2003:
President, American Finance Association, 2000; President, Western Finance Association, 1998-99; President-Elect, American Finance Association, 1998-99; President, Society for Financial Studies, 1997-99; President, Society for Financial Studies, 1997-99; Associate Editor, Financial Management, 1991-present

Research Interests
Asset pricing
Corporate finance
Economics of information

ECGI Working Papers (Click title for more details)
Stakeholder Capitalism, Corporate Governance and Firm Value ECGI Finance Working Paper 190/2007 October 2007

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