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Raghavendra Rau

Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor


University of Cambridge, UK

PhD: INSEAD, France


Professor Rau was Principal at Barclays Global Investors, then the largest asset manager in the world, in San Francisco from 2008-2009. He is Co-Editor of Financial Management, and an Associate Editor of the International Review of Finance and the Quarterly Journal of Finance. His research has frequently been covered by the popular press including the New York Times, the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Economist, among others. Professor Rau is Head of the School’s Finance & Accounting subject group, and a member of the Cambridge Corporate Governance Network (CCGN).

Prior to joining the Faculty at University of Cambridge, Rau held faculty appointments at St. Xavier University, Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, UCLA (Anderson), Purdue University (Krannert), and UC Berkeley (Haas).

He holds a Bachelors from University of Delhi, a PGDM from Indian Institute of Management – Bangalore, and a Masters and Ph.D. from INSEAD.

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