I Logo link to the College of Business I Logo link to the University of Illinois
spacer Title Bar link to the Department of Finance   Title Bar redirect to college

Education

Ph.D. Finance, University of Illinois, 2000.
M.S. Finance, University of Illinois, 1995.
M.S. Business Administration, Pontifical Catholic University, 1994.
B.S. Economics, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, 1991.

Positions

Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research, 2010
Faculty Research Fellow, National Bureau of Economic Research, 2006 - 2009
James F. Towey Faculty Fellow, University of Illinois, 2007 - 2009
Professor of Finance, University of Illinois, 2008 - 2009
Visiting Professor, University of Amsterdam, 2009
Alan J. and Joyce D. Baltz Professorship, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009
Associate Professor of Finance, University of Illinois, 2006 - 2008
Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Illinois, 2002 - 2006
Assistant Professor of Finance, Michigan State University, 2001 - 2002
Assistant Professor of Finance, Arizona State University, 2000 - 2001

Research Interests

Honors and Awards


Bamerindus Bank Award for best Master's level thesis in Financial Intermediation, Brazilian National Association of Graduate Programs in Business Administration , 1996


Brattle Prize nomination for: "Internal Capital Markets in Financial Conglomerates: Evidence from Small Bank Responses to Monetary Policy", Journal of Finance , 2003


Beta Gamma Sigma, University of Illinois , 2000


Brattle Prize nomination for: "The Cash Flow Sensitivity of Cash", Journal of Finance , 2004


Incomplete List of Teachers Rated Excellent, University of Illinois , 2005-2009


Conrad W. and Shirley A. Hewitt Banking Fellowship, University of Illinois , 1998-2000


Appointment as a Faculty Research Fellow, NBER , 2006


Goldman Sachs Best Paper Prize for: "The Financial Accelerator: Evidence From International Housing Markets", Review of Finance , 2007


Runner-up for Stuart Greenbaum Best Paper Prize for: "Is Cash Negative Debt? A Hedging Perspective on Corporate Financial Policies", Journal of Financial Intermediation , 2007


James F. Towey Fellowship, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign , 2007


Nominated for Campus Instructional Award, University of Illinois , 2007


Nominated for Business College Teaching Award, University of Illinois , 2007-2008


List of Teachers Ranked Excellent by Students, University of Illinois , 2005-2009


Appointed as a Research Associate, NBER , 2010


"Rising Star", NYU-Stern and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute , 2010

Biographical Sketch

 

Contact Information


HyperLink

Curriculum Vitae

College Profile
Research Profile
Home Page

In The News

Edit my data


uiuc.edu © Copyright 2007 Department of Finance, University of Illinois