KFN Lunch Series, Thursday, November 3, 2016
Long-Run Risks, Returns and the Use of ESG Criteria in Investing
Dr. Ravi Jagannathan
Professor of Finance and Co-Director
Financial Institutions and Markets Research Center
Kellogg School of Management
Join us for our KFN Lunch Series on Thursday, November 3rd from 12:00 - 1:30pm. Our featured speaker will be Dr. Ravi Jagannathan - Professor of Finance and Co-Director of the Financial Institutions and Markets Research Center at the Kellogg School of Management. Ravi will be speaking on the topic of "Long-Run Risks, Returns and the Use of Environmental, Social and Governance criteria (ESG) in investing."
Generously hosting this event are James Simmons ('96), Partner and Michael Smith ('98), Partner from Ares Management.
About the Lunch Series:
The KFN Lunch Series is an ongoing targeted event for Kellogg alumni focused on building and strengthening relationships within the financial services industry in an intimate group setting. This event represents a valuable opportunity to meet with Advisory Board members with distinguished careers in financial services, while connecting with other members of the Kellogg Finance community.
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245 Park Avenue - 42nd Floor
12:00 - 1:30 pm
About our speaker:
Dr. Ravi Jagannathan is the Chicago Mercantile Exchange/John F. Sandner Professor of Finance at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management and Co-Director of the Financial Institutions and Markets Research Center at the Kellogg School (1997 - present). He has previously held positions as Piper Jaffray Professor of Finance (1993 - 1997) and Associate Professor of Finance (1989 - 1993) at the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management, Assistant Professor of finance at Northwestern University's
Kellogg School (1983 - 1989), and as a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (1994 - 1995), and has appointments as Special Terms professor at Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2012+) and the Indian School of Business (2012-2014) and Finance Area Coordinator at the Indian School of Business (2014+).
Ravi received a Ph.D. in Financial Economics (1983) and an M.S. in Financial Economics (1981) from Carnegie Mellon University, an M.B.A. from the Indian Institute of Management at Ahmedabad (1972), and a B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Madras (1970). His Ph.D dissertation received the Alexander Henderson award for excellence in economics.
Ravi has served on the editorial boards of leading academic journals, and is a former executive editor of the Review of Financial Studies. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the American Finance Association and the Western Finance Association and is a past President of the Western Finance Association, the Society of Financial Studies, and the Financial Intermediation Research Society. He is a research associate of the National Bureau of Economics Research, a fellow of the Society for Financial Econometrics, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Financial Management Association. He is the President of the Society for Financial Econometrics.
Ravi's research interests are in the areas of asset pricing, capital markets, and financial institutions. His articles have appeared in leading academic journals, including the Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Finance, and Review of Financial Studies. He is noted for his contributions to the development of the Hansen-Jagannathan bound, and the Hansen-Jagannathan distance that summarizes what is missing in an asset pricing model, the TGARCH volatility model, a contingent claims framework for evaluating the performance of actively managed portfolios, and the role of portfolio weight constraints in estimating vast covariance matrices with precision. He received the 2014 Graham & Dodd, Murray, Greenwald Prize for Value Investing.