Edward C. Johnson 3d Professor of Entrepreneurial Finance
Finance Department
Stern School of Business
New York University
44 West 4th Street, Suite 9-190
New York, NY 10012-1126

phone: (212) 998-0338
fax: (212) 995-4256
office: KMC 9-69

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Please go to my research page for lists of my published papers and working papers (with links to PDF files for most of them).


Course materials for my current classes are available on the Stern School course management system, NYU Classes.


Robert Whitelaw is the Edward C. Johnson 3d Professor of Entrepreneurial Finance and Chair of the Finance Department at the Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University. He also held the position of Visiting Associate Professor of Finance at the Anderson Graduate School of Management, UCLA. He has a Ph.D. in finance from Stanford University, Graduate School of Business, and a B.S. in mathematics from MIT.

Professor Whitelaw teaches investments/capital markets and international finance in the undergraduate, MBA and executive programs. His research interests include the relation between risk and return in the stock and bond markets, stock return predictability, the pricing and hedging of fixed income derivative securities, and risk management. His papers have been published in academic journals such as the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, and the Review of Financial Studies, as well as practitioner journals such as the Financial Analysts Journal, the Journal of Derivatives and the Journal of Fixed Income.

Professor Whitelaw provides consulting services to corporations and financial institutions, specializing in risk management and equity trading. He is also Chief Investment Strategist and a member of the advisory board of IndexIQ, a developer of next-generation indexes.