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Hayne Leland

Hayne E. Leland

Professor of the Graduate School
Haas Finance Group
510-642-8694
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Academic Status: On duty
Curriculum Vitae (in PDF format, Acrobat Reader required)

Education

AB, Economics, Harvard University
MS, Economics, London School of Economics
PhD, Economics, Harvard University


Positions Held

At Berkeley since 1974

2009-present, Arno Rayner Professor Emeritus of Finance and Management, Haas School of Business
1990 - 2008, Arno Rayner Professor of Finance and Management, Haas School of Business
1991 - 2000, Director, Berkeley Program in Finance
1978 - 1990, Professor, Haas School of Business
1974 - 1978, Associate Professor, Haas School of Business
1968 - 1974, Assistant Professor, Economics, Stanford University


External Service and Assignments

  • President, American Finance Association (1997)
  • Trustee, Barclays Global Investors Funds (2007-2009)
  • Scientific Committee, EuroPlace Institute of Finance
  • Fellow, American Finance and Financial Management Associations

Current Research and Interests

  • Structural modeling of credit risk
  • Dynamic models of optimal leverage and agency costs
  • Optimal investment strategies in the presence of transactions costs
  • Performance measurement: beyond mean-variance analysis

Selected Papers and Publications


Teaching

  • Corporate Finance, MBA 231
  • Dynamic Asset Management, MFE 230K

Honors and Awards

  • Stephen A. Ross Prize in Financial Economics, 2008. (Given to a significant paper in finance published in the last 15 years.)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, Financial Intermediation Research Society, 2008
  • Honorary Doctorate (Doctor honoris causa), University of Paris (Dauphine), 2007
  • Graham and Dodd Award, 1999
  • Roger Murray Prize, Institute for Quantitative Research in Finance, 1997
  • Named "Businessman of the Year" (one of 12) by Fortune Magazine, December 1987



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