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Kellogg Finance Department

The Finance Department is engaged in award-winning research and teaching on financial markets and institutions, as well as the financial decisions of firms, individuals, and governments.

The faculty is renowned for their theoretical and empirical work in a broad range of specialties, including asset pricing, corporate finance, capital market dynamics, household finance, macroeconomics, and econometrics. By declaring a Finance major, students build a strong base in these principles of finance to help launch successful careers. Kellogg’s innovative suite of experiential learning courses and labs offer students opportunities to apply their course work to real-world business processes with the guidance of faculty experts.

For more details on the finance major go the Finance Department’s Academic page here. For more details on the Finance Department’s experiential learning see the links on this page. Please reference the Kellogg Course Catalog for a complete listing of Finance and experiential courses.

Poised at the leading edge of finance theory and practice, our faculty members produce research that is consistently recognized in flagship journals.

Faculty research is consistently recognized in flagship journals. Faculty members also serve as editors of leading professional publications, setting the standards for new ideas in the field.

Finance PhD students on the job market
are listed here.

Upcoming Events

November 27, 2018 | 11:30 AM
Kellogg Global Hub, Room 4101
November 28, 2018 | 11:00 AM
Kellogg Global Hub, TBA
December 04, 2018 | 12:15 PM
Kellogg Global Hub, Room 4101

Featured Faculty Members

David A Matsa

Recent research by Professor Matsa finds that offering unemployment insurance can help prevent home foreclosures.

Paola Sapienza

In a recent paper, Professor Sapienza looks at how the 2008 financial crisis changed investors’ tolerance for risk.

Scott R. Baker

Professor Baker studies how taxes, debt, and credit availability impact the way households spend money.

Recent Finance Research

Finance News

Take 5: Fine-Tuning Your Powers of Persuasion
Ping Dong, Kent Grayson, Aparna Labroo, Loran Nordgren, Derek D. Rucker, Mitchell A. Petersen, Kellogg Insight, November 07, 2018
Research Round-Up
David A Matsa, Chalkbeat, November 07, 2018
Which Businesses Are More Likely to Get a Loan During a Credit Crunch?
Jose Liberti, Kellogg Insight, November 06, 2018
Why it Matters to Have More Women on Boards
David A Matsa, Girlboss, November 05, 2018
What’s Next For Sears?
David Stowell, Chicago Sun-Times, October 15, 2018
Impact Matters, but How Can Nonprofits Prove it? 2 Scholars Offer Ideas to Get it Right.
Dean Karlan, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, October 12, 2018

Find Your Fit

Our innovative portfolio of MBA programs helps our students find the ideal balance among professional, educational and personal goals. Wherever you are in your career – and your life – there’s a Kellogg MBA program that will help you grow professionally and personally.

Full-Time MBA Program

Evening & Weekend MBA Program

Executive MBA Program

Executive Education

MS in Management Studies

Doctoral Program

Certificate Program for Undergraduates


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