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Market-Based Solutions to Vital Economic Issues

Gill Segal

Assistant Professor of Finance

Gill Segal’s research interests include macro-finance, asset pricing, uncertainty and networks.

He teaches courses in investments, capital markets, and production-based asset-pricing.

Dr. Segal’s current research projects focus on two agendas.

  • Understanding the role that fluctuations in uncertainty play in explaining asset-prices and economic growth: He examines the macroeconomic and financial implications of different facets of uncertainty.
  • Documenting novel relationships between firms’ production decisions and risk premia, and explaining these quantitatively in production economies: He focuses primarily on production networks or multi-sector structures.

His research has been published in the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Financial Economics and Management Science. Dr. Segal  has has received several awards, including an outstanding paper award from the Jacobs-Levy Equity Management Center for Quantitative Financial Research and  the WRDS Best Paper Award.

He received his PhD and MA in finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He received his MBA and BA in computer science from The Open University of Israel.