Harald HAU

Full Professor
Geneva Finance Research Institute

Ph.D., Princeton University

Uni Pignon - 403
+41 22 379 95 81

Short bio

Harald Hau is Professor of Finance at the University of Geneva and Managing Director of the GFRI. 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 Fontainebleau 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).

Research & publications

The Role of Equity Funds in the Financial Crisis Propagation Review of Finance, forthcoming (2016) with Sandy Lai

Asset Allocation and Monetary Policy: Evidence from the Eurozone Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 120(2) (2016) with Sandy Lai

Dealer Intermediation Between Markets Journal of the European Economic Association, Vol. 13(5) (2015), 770-804 with Peter Dunne and Michael Moore

Incentive Pay and Bank Risk-Taking: Evidence from Austrian, German and Swiss Banks Journal of International Economics, Vol. 96 (2015), S123-S140, with M. Efing, P. Kampkötter and J. Steinbrecher

The Exchange Rate Effect of Multi-Currency Risk Arbitrage Journal of International Money and Finance, Vol. 47 (2014), 304-331

Structured Debt Ratings: Evidence on Conflicts of Interest Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 116 (2014), 46-60 with Matthias Efing


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