Professor Raghavendra Rau

Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS)

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Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge

Professor Raghavendra Rau is the Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance in the Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge. He is Head of the School's Finance & Accounting subject group, and a member of the Cambridge Corporate Governance Network (CCGN). His main research interests are corporate finance; market efficiency; and the acquisition and use of information by market participants in a competitive framework.

Before joining JBS 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. He has taught at a number of universities around the world, including the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences PO), Purdue University, the University of California at Los Angeles and most recently, the University of California at Berkeley. He is widely published and has won several awards and scholarships during his career.