Ulrike Malmendier

Professor, Haas School of Business
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Dr. Ulrike Malmendier received her PhD in Business Economics from Harvard University in 2002, and her PhD in Law (summa cum laude) from the University of Bonn in 2000. She joined Berkeley in 2006 as an Assistant Professor, after having been at Stanford as Assistant Professor of Finance since 2002. She also is a research associate at NBER (Corporate Finance and Labor Economics) and a faculty research fellow at IZA, a CESifo affiliate, and a CEPR research affiliate. She has been a Visiting Scholar at the Max-Planck Institute in Bonn, Visiting Fellow at Princeton University, and Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance at the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago. Recently, she was named Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow (2010-2012), and she received several Citations of Excellence by Emerald for her research (2009, 2006). She was named Distinguished Speaker at the European Financial Management meeting in Milan, Italy, Keynote Speaker at the ERIM Invitational Conference "Frontiers in Research in Management" in Rotterdam (NL), and Distinguished Speaker at the Mergers and Acquisitions conference in Exeter (UK).
 
She was a selected speaker at the Review of Economic Studies European Tour 2002. She has received fellowships and grants from numerous institutions in the U.S. and Europe.She currently serves as associate editor for the Journal of Financial Intermediation, the Economic Journal, and the Journal of the European Economic Association as well as the guest associate editor for the Special Issue on Behavioral Economics and Finance of Management Science. She has been on the program committee and organized numerous sessions at the annual meetings of the American Economic Association, American Finance Association, and Western Finance Association. She also was one of the founders and is a continuing organizer of the Behavioral Economics Annual Meeting (BEAM) as well as an organizer of the Psychology and Economics segment of the Stanford Institute in Theoretical Economics (SITE).
Academic Background 

PhD, Business Economics, Harvard University

AM, Business Economics, Harvard University

PhD, Law, University of Bonn

MA in Economics, University of Bonn

BA equiv., Law, University of Bonn

BA, Economics, University of Bonn

Publications & Media

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Ulrike Malmendier on The Evolution of Organizations in Ancient Rome

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Why Nations Succeed: The Social, Economic and Legal Building Blocks for Success

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Papers & Articles 

Voting to Tell Others

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Learning from Inflation Experiences

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Target revaluation after failed takeover attempts: Cash versus stock

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On the Verges of Overconfidence

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Behavioral CEOs: The Role of Managerial Overconfidence

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Awards & Honors 
  • “Rising Star in Finance” award, Fordham/NYU Rising Stars conference 2012, New York
  • Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, 2010 - 2012
  • Citation of Excellence by Emerald Management Reviews, 2009
  • Coleman Fung Risk Management Research Center Grant, 2008
  • Kauffman Foundation Grant, 2008
  • Instructional Improvement Grant, 2007
  • Center on the Economics and Demography of Aging Grant, 2007
  • Abigail Reynolds Hodgen Publication Fund grant, 2007
Academic Background 

PhD, Business Economics, Harvard University

AM, Business Economics, Harvard University

PhD, Law, University of Bonn

MA in Economics, University of Bonn

BA equiv., Law, University of Bonn

BA, Economics, University of Bonn

Publications & Media

Videos 

Ulrike Malmendier on The Evolution of Organizations in Ancient Rome

WATCH VIDEO

Why Nations Succeed: The Social, Economic and Legal Building Blocks for Success

WATCH VIDEO
VIEW MORE
Papers & Articles 

Voting to Tell Others

VIEW PAPER

Learning from Inflation Experiences

VIEW PAPER

Target revaluation after failed takeover attempts: Cash versus stock

VIEW PAPER

On the Verges of Overconfidence

VIEW PAPER

Behavioral CEOs: The Role of Managerial Overconfidence

VIEW PAPER

More Papers by Ulrike Malmendier

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