University of Geneva and CEPR
Harald Hau is the Swiss Finance Institute Professor of Economics and Finance at the University of Geneva. His research interests are in international finance, financial markets and financial stability.
After his PhD at Princeton University in 1996, he first taught at the French business school ESSEC and from 2001 to 2011 at INSEAD in Fountainebleau and Singapore. He was a visiting professor at the University of California, Berkeley, a visiting scholar at the International Monetary Fund, and the Wim Duisenberg Fellow at the European Central Bank. He is affiliated with the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and the Center for Economic Studies (CES).
His analysis of information asymmetry in cross-border equity investments was awarded the Josseph de la Vega best paper award of the Federation of European Stock Exchanges. His most recent research is on Bank Governance and the financial crisis won a best paper prize from Europlace and the 2010 Standard Life Prize of the European Corporate Governance Institute.
Articles by Harald Hau:
Why early sovereign default could save the euro
8 September 2012, 17200 reads
Why Lagarde is right: Bank recapitalisation is the best strategy
2 September 2011, 9705 reads
Eurozone bailout: Taxpayer transfer to the wealthy?
27 July 2011, 17756 reads
Understanding and quantifying contagion
5 February 2011, 9079 reads
Securitisation failings: Market failure or missing market?
17 April 2010, 7769 reads
Board (in)competence and the subprime crisis
12 January 2009, 29843 reads
The dollar’s long run value: Micro-econometric evidence on US current account sustainability
1 September 2008, 28996 reads
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