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Anat R. Admati is the George G.C. Parker Professor of Finance and Economics at Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) and a senior fellow at Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. Her disciplinary interests lie in the interaction of business, law, and policy, specifically governance and accountability mechanisms in the private sector and government. Admati is also the Faculty Director of the Corporations and Society Initiative at the GSB, whose mission is to raise awareness and increase understanding of the complex interactions among people, corporations, and governments. Since 2010, Admati has been engaged in policy debates around the globe related to financial regulations and corporate accountability. Her insights have been featured in media outlets, including the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, the Financial Times, CNN, and PBS. In 2014, Admati was named by Time Magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world and by Foreign Policy Magazine as among the 100 global thinkers. Admati has written academic papers on information dissemination in financial markets, portfolio management, financial contracting, corporate governance, and banking. She is the co-author, with Martin Hellwig, of the award-winning and highly acclaimed book, The Bankers’ New Clothes: What’s Wrong with Banking and What to Do about It (Princeton Press 2013). A 10th-anniversary update has recently been published.

Admati holds a B.Sc. from the Hebrew University, an M.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D. from Yale University, and an honorary doctorate from the University of Zurich. She is a fellow of the Econometric Society, the recipient of multiple fellowships, research grants, and paper recognition, and is a past board member of the American Finance Association. She has served on a number of editorial boards and is a former member of the FDIC’s Systemic Resolution Advisory Committee, the CFTC’s Market Risk Advisory Committee, and a visiting scholar at the International Monetary Fund.

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  • Bendheim Center for Finance
  • Julis Romo Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance