Carola Frydman

Professor of Finance, Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University

Carola Frydman is Professor of Finance at the Kellogg School of Management and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). She formerly taught at the MIT Sloan School of Management and at Boston University’s Department of Economics. Professor Frydman research interests are in the fields of corporate finance and economic history. Her research focuses on the evolution of financial markets during the early twentieth century United States, with special emphasis on the role of financial intermediaries for firm growth, and on financial crises. She has also written extensively on the long-run trends in executive compensation and corporate governance. Professor Frydman’s work has been published at numerous academic journals, and it has been featured in media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and The Economist. She is the Co-Editor of Explorations in Economic History, and an Associate Editor of the Review of Financial Studies and Review Studies in Corporate Finance. Professor Frydman holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in Economics from Universidad de San Andres in Argentina, and a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University.