Professor Alex Edmans has been inducted as a Fellow of the Financial Management Association (FMA).
Alex Edmans is Professor of Finance at London Business School and Academic Director of the Centre for Corporate Governance. Alex graduated from Oxford University and then worked for Morgan Stanley in investment banking (London) and fixed income sales and trading (New York). After a Ph.D. in Finance from MIT Sloan as a Fulbright Scholar, he joined Wharton in 2007 and was tenured in 2013 shortly before moving to London Business School.
Alex’s research interests are in corporate finance, behavioural finance, and responsible business. He has published in the American Economic Review, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, and Journal of Economic Literature. He is Managing Editor of the Review of Finance, Associate Editor of the Journal of Financial Economics, a Research Fellow of the CEPR, and a Fellow of the ECGI. He was previously Associate Editor of the Review of Financial Studies and a Faculty Research Fellow of the NBER.
Speaking about his induction as Fellow of the FMA, Professor Edmans said: “I’m deeply grateful to the FMA for this recognition and hope that I can continue to work with the FMA going forwards to help rigorous academic research influence the practice of finance.”
Established in 2000, the FMA Fellows Program recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the profession such as distinguished scholarship as evidenced by someone's contributions to the literature throughout his/her career or supervising PhD students, writing books, editing journals, or through work with professional associations like FMA. The FMA has only ever inducted 62 Fellows, including six Nobel Laureates. Professor Edmans is the youngest-ever FMA Fellow.