McDonough School of Business

Turan Bali

Turan G. Bali is the Robert S. Parker Chair Professor of Business Administration at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. Before joining Georgetown University, Professor Bali was the David Krell Chair Professor of Finance at the City University of New York. He also held visiting faculty positions at New York University and Princeton University. Professor Bali specializes in asset pricing, risk management, fixed income securities, and financial derivatives. A founding member of the Society for Financial Econometrics, he worked on consulting projects sponsored by major financial institutions and government organizations in the U.S. and other countries. He regularly presents his work at central banks, regulatory agencies, investment banks, hedge funds, and academic conferences. Professor Bali published three books and more than 50 articles in top-tier economics and finance journals, including the most prestigious journals in his field such as the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Monetary Economics, Management Science, and the Review of Economics and Statistics. He has been ranked 88th among finance academics in the world based on publications in top four finance journals (JF, JFE, RFS, JFQA) over a 75-year period from 1946 to 2020. He has won several awards, including the Q-Group's Jack Treynor Prize for quantitative research in finance. He currently serves as an Associate Editor of Management Science and the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. He also serves on the review committees of the National Science Foundation, Research Grants Council of Hong Kong, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, and Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey.