Samuel Antill, PhD from Stanford Graduate School of Business

Samuel Antill is an assistant professor of business administration in the Finance Unit at Harvard Business School. Professor Antill’s research focuses on law and finance, with an emphasis on bankruptcy. He has also worked on topics in corporate finance and market design. Professor Antill earned a PhD in Finance from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a BA in Mathematics and Economics from Pomona College. Prior to his doctoral studies, he worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Do the Right Firms Survive Bankruptcy?

Nuno Clara, PhD from London Business School
Nuno Clara is a PhD candidate in Finance at the London Business School. His research interests lie in the areas asset pricing, macro finance, micro data for macro models and household finance. Nuno’s current research uses product level data to study demand elasticities, price stickiness and firm boundaries, and their implications for aggregate outcomes in the economy. He has presented his research in several conferences, including the SFS Cavalcade, AFA, NBER, SED and EFA and won the best paper award from the ECB Young Economists’ Competition. Nuno holds a Master of Science in Finance from Catolica-Lisbon School of Business and Economics, and worked in Private Equity before starting his PhD.
Demand Elasticities, Nominal Rigidities and Asset Prices



Christopher Clayton, PhD from Harvard University

Christopher Clayton received a PhD in Economics from Harvard University. His current research interests include banking, financial regulation, and monetary policy. His recent work studies topics including the scope for international regulatory cooperation in safeguarding international financial stability, and orderly bank resolution. He will be joining Yale School of Management as an Assistant Professor of Finance this July.

Multinational Banks and Financial Stability



Rebecca De Simone, PhD from Columbia Business School

Rebecca De Simone earned her Ph.D. from the Finance division of Columbia Business School in June 2020. She will be joining the London Business School as an Assistant Professor in the Finance Department in the Fall of 2020. Prior to her doctoral studies, Rebecca received her bachelor’s degree studying economics and mathematics at the University of Florida and worked in the International Finance research division of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. Her primary research interests are in Empirical Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Financial Intermediation, and Public Finance.
Financial and Real Effects of Government Monitoring: Evidence from Commercial Bank Loans

Huan Tang, PhD from HEC Paris
Huan Tang is a PhD candidate at HEC Paris, under the supervision of Johan Hombert and Denis Gromb. Her research focuses on the social benefits and costs of Financial Technology. In addition to FinTech, her research interests also include financial intermediation and household finance. In her first paper, published in the Review of Financial Studies, Huan shows that peer-to-peer lenders act as substitutes to traditional banks in the US consumer credit market. In her job market paper, she documents that online borrowers value their data privacy and are reluctant to disclose personal information to FinTech lending platforms. Huan spent one semester at Harvard during her doctoral studies. She holds a master's degree from the Toulouse School of Economics and a bachelor's degree in Mathematical Economics from Fudan University. Huan will join the London School of Economics as an assistant professor of finance this summer.
The Value of Privacy: Evidence from Online Borrowers

Quentin Vandeweyer, PhD from Sciences Po Paris

Since July 2020, Quentin Vandeweyer is an Assistant Professor of Finance at The University of Chicago: Booth. His research interests are in macro-finance, asset pricing, and monetary economics.  In particular, he is interested in understanding how financial innovation and regulation drive the development of the financial sector.

Vandeweyer holds a PhD in economics from Sciences Po Paris, and an MSc in economics from Ecole Polytechnique.

Prior to joining Booth, Quentin Vandeweyer worked in the Research Directorate of the European Central Bank. In 2017-18, he was an awardee of the Becker Friedman Institute’s MFM / Macro Financial Modeling Project.

Treasury Debt and the Pricing of Short-Term Assets

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