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Craig Brown

Craig Brown

Assistant Professor


Craig Brown is an assistant professor of finance at the Krannert School of Management. His fields are financial economics, applied microeconometrics, international finance, and political economy. Professor Brown’s current research interests include the regulation of financial intermediaries; government financial management; leadership; and corporate investments in liquid assets. His research appears in The Quarterly Journal of Economics, The Review of Financial Studies, and the Journal of Monetary Economics. Professor Brown holds a BA in economics from Rutgers University, in addition to a PhD in finance from the University of Michigan. He lives in Lafayette and plays tennis when he is not conducting research and teaching corporate finance and international finance at Purdue University. 

Phone: (765) 494-8725
Office: KRAN 506

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Asset Management, Behavioral Economics, Capital Markets, Compensation, Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Corruption, Crime, Diversity/Inclusion, Economic Development, Economics, Emerging Markets, Executive Compensation, Family-Owned Business, Federal Reserve, Finance, Financial Economics, Financial Institutions/Banking, Financial Markets, Fraud, Hedge Funds, Interest Rates, International Finance, International Trade, Investment Banking, Investor Behavior, Leadership, Macroeconomics, Public Economics, Stock Market