CV: Raman Uppal

 
 


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Education


1989    Ph.D., Finance, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

1988    M.B.A., The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

1986    M.A., Finance, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

1983    B.A. (Honors), Economics, St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University, India.



Academic Appointments


2011–        Professor of Finance, EDHEC Business School, London. 

2009–10    Visiting Professor of Finance, London School of Economics, London. 

2008–09    Chair of the Finance Subject Area, London Business School, London. 

2002–11    Professor of Finance, London Business School, London. 

2000–02    Associate Professor of Finance (with tenure), London Business School, London. 

1997–00    Visiting Professor of Finance, M.I.T. Sloan, Cambridge MA. 

1995–00    Associate Professor (with tenure), University of British Columbia, Vancouver. 

1995–96    Visiting Professor of Finance, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium (sabbatical). 

1992–95    B.I. Ghert Family Foundation Junior Professor, University of British Columbia. 

1988–92    Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia, Vancouver.



Other Appointments


2013–        Advisory board member of Spaengler IQAM Invest Research Center (Vienna). 

2013          Associate Editor for Management Science

2012–15    Outside councilor for the Society of Financial Studies. 

2012–13    Jury member for the 2013 Deutsche Bank Prize in Financial Economics. 

2012–        Advisory board member of the journal International Review of Financial Analysis. 

2011–14    Director of American Finance Association. 

2010–        Associate Editor of The Critical Finance Review. 

2010–        Associate Editor of Review of Asset Pricing Studies. 

2010–        Editorial board member of Mathematics and Financial Economics. 

2008–11    Editor for The Journal of Banking and Finance. 

2006–09    Editor for The Review of Financial Studies. 

2005–10    Advisory editor for The Review of Finance. 

2007–09    Executive committee member of the European Finance Association. 

2006–08    Member of the International Scientific Council for the Swiss National

                  Center of Competence in Financial Research (NCCR-FinRisk). 

2005–06    Member of the Scientific Council for the International Center for

                  Financial Asset Management and Engineering (FAME). 

2005          Member of the American Finance Association’s Nominating Committee. 

2003–05    Co-Editor of The Review of Finance. 

2002–05    Co-Director of the Financial Economics Programme of the Centre

                   for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), London. 

2002–         Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), London.



Research Prizes and Grants


2013    Received from Management Science the Meritorious Service Award
            for serving as an associate editor.


2012    Received (with Y. Plyakha and G. Vilkov ) the S&P SPIVA Awards First Prize
            for the paper titled, “Why Does the Equally Weighted Portfolio Outperform
            the Value- and Price-Weighted Portfolios?”


2011    Received (with V. DeMiguel, Y. Plyakha, and G. Vilkov ) the Inquire Europe
           2010/2011
Third Prize for the paper titled, “Improving Portfolio Selection
            Using Option-Implied Volatility and Skewness.”


2011    Fondation Banque de France grant (with A. Buss, B. Dumas, and G. Vilkov).
            Title: “Comparing Different Regulatory Measures to Control Stock Market
            Volatility: A General Equilibrium Analysis.”


2010    INQUIRE-Europe grant (with V. DeMiguel, Y. Plyakha, and G. Vilkov).
            Title: “Improving Portfolio Selection Using Option-Implied Volatility and Skewness.”


2009    INQUIRE-UK and Europe grant  (with P. Boyle, L. Garlappi and T. Wang).
            Title: “Keynes meets Markowitz: The Trade-off Between Familiarity
            and Diversification.”


2007    INQUIRE-UK grant (with V. DeMiguel, F. J. Nogales and L. Garlappi).
            Title: “A Generalized Approach to Portfolio Optimization: Improving
            Performance By Constraining Portfolio Norms.”


2005    Nominated (with S. Das) for the 2005 Smith Breeden Prize for the best paper
            published in the Journal of Finance for the paper titled, “Systemic Risk and
            International Portfolio Choice.”


2005    Received (with V. DeMiguel and L. Garlappi) the Prize for the Best Paper
            presented at the 2005 conferences of INQUIRE-UK for the paper titled, “How
            Inefficient are Simple Asset-Allocation Strategies?”


2004    Nominated (with T. Wang) for the 2004 Smith Breeden Prize for the best paper
            published in the Journal of Finance for the paper titled, “Model Misspecification
            and Underdiversification.”


2003    Received (with L. Garlappi and T. Wang) the Prize for the Best Paper presented
            at the 2003 conferences of INQUIRE-UK for the paper titled, “Portfolio Selection
            with Parameter and Model Uncertainty.”


2003    Received (with B. Dumas) the Best Paper in Finance Award from the Europlace
            Institute of Finance (Institut Europlace de Finance) for the paper “Global
            Diversification, Growth and Welfare with Imperfect Markets for Goods.”


2003    European Science Foundation (ESF).
            Title: “Dynamic portfolio choice and mathematical finance.”


2003    INQUIRE-UK grant (with L. Garlappi and T. Wang).
            Title: “Portfolio Selection with Parameter and Model Uncertainty.”


2002    Received (with S. Das) the Prize for the Best Paper presented at the 2002
            conferences of INQUIRE-UK for the paper titled, “Systemic Risk and
            International Portfolio Choice.”


1996    Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada grant (with V. Naik).
            Title: “Asset Prices and Real Output in a Multisector Production Economy.”
            Ranked 4th among more than 140 proposals.


1995    Entrepreneurship Research Alliance at University of British Columbia.
            Received grant (with M. Slade) for the proposal titled: “Entry, Exit, and
            Valuing the Assets of Small Firms: An Application of Option Pricing.”


1995    Received (with P. Sercu) the 1995 Sanwa Monograph Award for the proposal titled,
           “Exchange Rate Volatility, Trade and Capital Flows under Alternative Exchange Rate
            Regimes.”


1995    Received (with B. Hollifield) the Chicago Board of Trade Award for the best paper
            on Futures or Options on Futures at the 1995 Western Finance Association Meetings
            for the paper titled, “An Examination of Uncovered Interest Parity in Segmented
            International Commodity Markets.”


1994    Nominated for the Smith Breeden Prize for the outstanding paper published in the
            Journal of Finance between December 1992 and September 1993 for the paper
            titled, “A General Equilibrium Model of International Portfolio Choice.”


1993    Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada grant (with V. Naik).
            Title: “Models of International Co-movements of the Term Structure of
            Interest Rates.” Ranked 5th among more than 130 proposals.


1992    Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada grant (with V. Naik).
            Title: “Asset Prices and Optimal Hedging in Imperfect Markets.”


1992    Appointed to the B. I. Ghert Family Foundation Junior Professorship Chair in Finance,
            Faculty of Commerce, University of British Columbia.


1986    Received the Award for Outstanding Research and Scholarship, Wharton
            Doctoral Programs, University of Pennsylvania.



Teaching Prizes

2010    Received the award for Best Teacher in the EMBA Global Program for 2009/10.

2010    Runner up for Best Teacher in the MBA Program for 2009/10.

2010    Runner up for Best Teacher in the Masters in Finance (MiF) Program for 2009/10.

2009    Received the award for Best Teacher in MBA Program for 2008/09.

2009    Runner up for Best Teacher in the Masters in Finance (MiF) Program for 2008/09.

2008    Received the Excellence in Teaching Award for 2007/08, London Business School.

2008    Runner up for Best Teacher Award in MBA Program for 2007/08,
            London Business School.

2006    Received the 2005/2006 Senior Faculty Teaching Award, London Business School.

2004    Short-listed for the 2003/2004 Senior Faculty Teaching Award,
            London Business School.

2002    Received the 2001/2002 General Excellence Teaching Award, London Business School.

2001    Short-listed for 2000/2001 General Excellence Teaching Award,
            London Business School.   

2000    Received the Teaching Excellence Award for undergraduate teaching,
            Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration, University of British Columbia.

1999    Nominated for Teaching Excellence Award at MIT Sloan.

1997    Received the Teaching Excellence Award (runner-up) for undergraduate teaching,
             Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration, University of British Columbia.

1996    Nominated for graduate teaching award, Faculty of Commerce and Business
             Administration, University of British Columbia.

1995    Nominated for graduate teaching award, Faculty of Commerce and Business
             Administration, University of British Columbia.

1994    Nominated for graduate teaching award, Faculty of Commerce and Business
             Administration, University of British Columbia.

1994    Nominated for undergraduate teaching award, Faculty of Commerce and Business
             Administration, University of British Columbia.

1992    Received Teaching Release Time Award, Faculty of Commerce and Business
             Administration, University of British Columbia.

1988    Received the Dean’s Advisory Board’s Outstanding Teaching Award,
            The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

1986    Received the Excellence in Teaching Award, Mathematics Department,
            University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

1985    Received the Excellence in Teaching Award, Mathematics Department,
            University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.