Areas of Expertise (6)
Christine A. Parlour is the Sylvan C. Coleman Chair of Finance and Accounting at Berkeley Haas. Most of her work is in institutionally complex areas, such as market microstructure and banking. Her current work focuses on changes in the payments system and the effects on bank balance sheets. She has written for major finance and economics journals. She has been on the Nasdaq Economic Advisory Board and is currently on the steering committee for the New Special Study of Securities Markets.
Queen’s University at Kingston: PhD, Economics
Queen’s University at Kingston: MA, Economics
University of Ottawa: BSocSci
Honors & Awards (5)
Cheit Award for Excellence in Teaching
Goldman Sachs Asset Management Quant Award for Best Paper in Review of Finance, “Rationing in IPOs”
WFA NYSE Best Equity Trading Paper, “Equilibrium in a Dynamic Limit Order Market”
BP America Research Chair
2002 - 2003
GSIA “Excellence in the Classroom” Teaching Award
Selected External Service & Affiliations (2)
- Co-Editor: Review of Finance
- Consulting: Morgan Stanley (Auctions) Nasdaq Economic Advisory Board
Positions Held (1)
At Haas since 2005
2012 – present, Sylvan C. Coleman Chair in Finance and Accounting
2010 - 2011, Barbara and Gerson Bakar Faculty Fellow
2006 – 2012, Associate Professor of Finance, Haas School of Business
2005 – 2006, Assistant Professor of Finance, Haas School of Business
2003 – 2006, Associate Professor of Finance, Carnegie Mellon University
2000 – 2001, Visiting Economist, S.E.C.
1995 – 2002, Assistant Professor of Finance, Carnegie Mellon University
Media Appearances (2)
Top US Business Schools Are Racing to Incorporate Blockchain
Top US business schools are working to incorporate blockchain and cryptography into curriculums to meet evolving employer and student demands.
As commerce and finance become more digitized, schools say they are experiencing pressure from all angles to graduate students skilled in data science areas such as blockchain, while demand for the traditional MBA skill set subsides.
‘On Like Donkey Kong’: How a Dubious Super PAC Boosted a Questionable Penny Stock
A little more than a year ago, Hillary Clinton’s imminent entry into the race for the Democratic presidential nomination was setting off political and financial ripples around the country. One of the most unlikely was a spike in the stock price of an obscure Las Vegas company that once built tables for beer pong.
Selected Research Grants (4)
Carnegie–Bosch Research Grant
Carnegie Bosch Institute
“Contracts and Risk Sharing”
COR Faculty Research Grant
“Valuing an LNG Supply Chain"
CART Research Grant
Selected Papers & Publications (6)
Christine Parlour, Limor Golan and Uday Rajan
Christine Parlour, Marcus M. Opp, and Johan Walden
Christine Parlour and Andrew Winton
Christine Parlour, S. Betermier, T. Jansson, and J. Walden
Christine Parlour, Laurens G. Debo, and Uday Rajan