European Finance Association

47th Annual Meeting

Virtual from Helsinki, Finland 20-21 August 2020

Keynote speaker

Professor Ulrike Malmendier will be the Keynote Speaker at the EFA 47th Annual Meeting. The Keynote Speech will take place on Friday, August 21, at 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM (CEST/UTC+2, e.g. Brussels) via Zoom. To connect to the Keynote Speech, please register to the conference.

Title: Exposure, Experience, and Expertise: Why Personal Histories Matter in Finance and Economics

Ulrike Malmendier

Ulrike Malmendier is the Edward J. and Mollie Arnold Professor of Finance at the Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley. She holds a joint appointment as Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics in the same institution, and is a Co-Director of the Initiative for Behavioral Economics and Finance. Malmendier received her PhD in Business Economics from Harvard University in 2002 and a PhD in Law from the University of Bonn in 2000. Before starting at Berkeley, she taught at Stanford University.

Malmendier’s research areas include corporate finance, behavioral economics/behavioral finance, law and economics, and law and finance. Malmendier is a recipient of the prestigious Fischer Black Prize from the American Finance Association, a Guggenheim Fellow, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.