Vikrant Vig is the Henry D. Bullock Chaired Professor of Finance at the Kellogg School of Management. Prior to this, he was a Term Chair Professor of Finance at the London Business School. His research interest lies at the intersection of Law, Politics, and Organizations. The objective of his research is to further our understanding of ways by which we can structure financial contracts and design institutions, to improve the overall efficiency of credit markets. His papers have been published in leading journals, including the American Economic Review, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Journal of Political Economy, the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, and the Review of Financial Studies. Professor Vig was previously Editor of the Review of Finance and later served on the advisory board of that journal. His research has won several awards for and has been featured in leading media outlets, including the Economist, the Financial Times New York Times, the Wall Street Journal. Professor Vig received my PhD from Columbia University; Master of Finance, MBA, and Master of Science in Engineering from the University of Illinois; and my bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Delhi.
Prerequisite: Business Analytics I (DECS-430-5)
Corequisite/Prerequisite: Accounting for Decision Making (ACCT-430) and Business Analytics II (DECS 431-0)