Rafael La Porta

Noble Foundation Professor of Finance, Tuck School, Dartmouth at Tuck School Of Business At Dartmouth College

Rafael La Porta is the Noble Foundation Professor of Finance at the Tuck School at Dartmouth. He received his PhD in economics from Harvard in 1994 and was on the Harvard faculty from that time until he joined Tuck in 2003. Professor La Porta's research has focused on issues of investor protection and corporate governance across the world, an area known as "law and finance." He is an expert on cross-country differences in laws and practice pertaining to investor protection and how those differences cause economies, stock markets, and firms' financing practices to vary.