MSFE-Faculty

“The MSFE program emphasizes modern quantitative methods with an exciting new curriculum, that combines the best of engineering and computer science with financial economics that will allow students to use their highly sought after quantitative skills to work in the frontier of the financial industry. UW-Madison’s top 10 US News Econometrics ranking and rich tradition in Economics and Finance puts it in a unique position to offer this exciting program”

Richard Davies (BA ‘79), Consultant to the Investment Management Industry, Former Senior Managing Director, AllianceBernstein

Students are taught by renowned senior faculty at the top of their field. These are just a few of the outstanding faculty who have been involved in the creation or delivery of MSFE courses:

Daniel Bauer

Position title: Professor, Hickman-Larson Chair in Actuarial Science

Email: daniel.bauer@wisc.edu

Address:
5251 Grainger Hall

Serving as an expert on insurance-linked investments for the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) and several large insurance companies.
Fields: Actuarial science, quantitative finance and insurance economics

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David Brown

Position title: Professor, Jeffrey J. Diermeier Distinguished Chair in Finance, Academic Director of the Hawk Center for Investment Analysis

Email: david.p.brown@wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 265-5281

Address:
4291 Grainger Hall

Fields: Financial market structures, securities regulation, investments and risk management.

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Dean Corbae

Position title: Professor, William Sellery Trukenbrod Chair in Finance with a tenured appointment in Economics

Email: corbae@ssc.wisc.edu

Phone: (608)-262-3281

Address:
7438 Social Sciences Building

A consultant at 6 Federal Reserve Banks and winner of numerous teaching awards. Invited to present on central bank policies at the Jackson Hole Conference

Fields: Macroeconomics

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Charles Engel

Position title: Professor, Professor Donald Hester Chair

Email: cengel@ssc.wisc.edu

Phone: (608)-262-3697

Address:
7460 Social Sciences Building

Expert on exchange rates; on Advisory Panel for Bank for International Settlements and Council of Advisers for the Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research

Fields: International Economics, Macroeconomics

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Bjørn Eraker

Position title: Professor, Bill Nygren Chair in Investments and Professor of Finance

Email: beraker@bus.wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 890-2594

Address:
5267 Grainger Hall

Fields: Estimating econometric models of stock and derivatives markets, as well as developing models for pricing derivative securities

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Bruce Hansen

Position title: Professor, Mary Claire Aschenbrener Phipps Distinguished Chair

Email: bruce.hansen@wisc.edu

Phone: (608)-263-3880

Address:
6438 Social Sciences Building

Renowned for his fundamental contributions to econometric theory and practice, he recently developed models for the State of Wisconsin Investment Board to analyze the impact of oil price changes on macro variables

Fields: Econometrics

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