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Marcus M. Opp

Assistant Professor
Haas Finance Group
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Academic Status: Off duty
Office Hours: By appointment, F647
Personal Homepage: http://faculty.haas.berkeley.edu/mopp/index.htm
Curriculum Vitae (in PDF format, Acrobat Reader required)


PhD, Finance, University of Chicago
MBA, University of Chicago
Diploma, Business Economics, University of Mannheim

Positions Held

At Haas since 2008
2008 – present, Assistant Professor of Finance, Haas School of Business

Current Research and Interests

  • Corporate finance (especially financial intermediation and financial regulation)
  • Contract theory: dynamic contracting, static contracting, applied game theory
  • International/ macro: DSGE models, trade theory

Selected Papers and Publications

Honors and Awards

  • “Top 40 under 40” business school professor award by Poets and Quants, 2017
  • 2016 Jensen prize. Best Paper Published in the Journal of Financial Economics in the Areas of Corporate Finance and Organizations, (first place)
  • Emerald Citation Award for paper “Rating agencies in the face of regulation”, 2016
  • Fisher Center Grant, UC Berkeley, 2015-2016
  • Junior Faculty Research COR Grant, UC Berkeley, 2008 – 2009 and (2012 – 2013)
  • John Leusner Fellowship, University of Chicago, 2007-2008
  • German National Academic Foundation ERP Fellowship, 2006-2008
  • Katherine Dusak Miller Ph.D. Fellowship in Finance, 2007-2008
  • AFA Travel Award, 2005
  • CRSP Summer Paper Award, University of Chicago, 2004
  • German Academic Exchange Fellowship (DAAD), 2003-2006
  • Valedictorian Graduate University of Mannheim, 2003
  • Friedrich-Naumann Scholar, 2000-2003
  • Julius-Paul-Stiegler Foundation Scholar, 2001-2002

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