Itamar Drechsler

Assistant Professor of Finance at Stern School of Business, New York University (NYU)

Itamar Drechsler joined New York University Stern School of Business as an Assistant Professor of Finance in July 2009. Professor Drechsler's primary research interests include asset pricing, macro finance and derivatives markets. He is interested in how investor learning and uncertainty affect financial markets and how perceptions of macroeconomic and financial risks are reflected in derivatives prices. Prior to earning his Ph.D., he worked in the fixed income group at Susquehanna International Group. Professor Drechsler received his B.S. in Economics, his B.S.E. in Computer Science and his M.A. in Mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania and his Ph.D. in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.