Research Grants

The Rodney L. White Center is pleased to award research grants to the following Wharton Faculty and Finance Department PhD students for the 2020-2021 academic year.


Will Diamond, Assistant Professor of Finance
Risk Free Interest Rates:   International Evidence

Erik Gilje Assistant Professor of Finance
Disaster Loans to Small Businesses:  Who Applies and Who Benefits

Sasha Indarte, Assistant Professor of Finance
The Impact of Social Insurance on Household Debt

Lorena Keller, Assistant Professor of Finance
Monetary policy passthrough in the presence of global banks

Tim Landvoigt, Assistant Professor of Finance
Financial Intermediation, Risk Premia and the Wealth Distribution

Michael Roberts, William H. Lawrence Professor, Professor of Finance
S&P LCD Data Acquisition

Nikolai Roussanov, Moise Y. Safra Professor, Professor of Finance
US Dollar Flows and the Yield Curve

Sergio Salgado, Assistant Professor of Finance
Revisiting Gilbrat’s Legacy:  An Impirical and Quantitiative  Investigation of Nonlinear Firm Dynamics

Michael Schwert, Assistant Professor of Finance
The Structure of Investment Funds

Jessica Wachter, Richard B. Worley Professor of Financial Management, Professor of Finance
What explains the failure of the expectations hypothesis of interest rates?

Chuck Fang, PhD Candidate in Finance
Product Rigidity and Interest Rate Management

Marco Giometti, PhD Candidate in Finance
Climate Risks and Bank Lendin

Anna Helmeke, PhD Candidate in Finance
Risk Premia and the Lower Bound

Tong Liu, PhD Candidate in Finance
Financing in Healthcare Sector

Dominik Supra, PhD Candidate in Finance
Monetary Policy, Risk Premia and Risk (Re)Financing