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Milton Harris

Chicago Board of Trade Professor of Finance and Economics

Member of the faculty since 1987

Professor Harris is a leading expert in corporate finance and the economics of information. His current research concerns the economics of bond ratings, bank disclosure regulation and intellectual property contracts. He has held visiting positions at Stanford University, The University of Haifa, and Tel Aviv University, in addition to the permanent positions detailed here.

Professor Harris is a Fellow of the Econometric Society and of the American Finance Association and a former president of the Western Finance Association and the Society for Financial Studies. When not working, Professor Harris is an avid skier and enjoys photography.

Original Artwork by Rebecca Harris, ©1996



Rice University

University of Chicago


B.A. in Mathematics, 1968

U of C

A.M. in Economics, 1973

Ph.D. in Economics, 1974

Related Experience

Kellogg School, Northwestern University: Professor of Finance, 1981-83; Nathan and Mary Sharp Professor of Finance, 1983-87

Graduate School of Industrial Administration (Tepper School of Business) , Carnegie Mellon University: Assistant Professor, 1974-78; Associate Professor of Economics, 1978-1981




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