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Christian Lundblad

Christian Lundblad

Richard "Dick" Levin Distinguished Professor of Finance and Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Research


CB 3490 Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3490


Christian Lundblad’s research spans asset pricing, investment management, and international finance, with a specialization in emerging market development.

He teaches courses on macroeconomics for managers, investment management, including mutual and hedge fund analysis, and global financial markets, including emerging market finance and development.

Dr. Lundblad serves as area chair of finance, associate dean of the PhD Program, director of research at the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise and director of the Center for Excellence in Investment Management. He holds a courtesy appointment as a special-term professor at the People’s Bank of China School of Finance at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

His research has been published in top academic journals such as the Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies and Journal of Financial Economics. He is associate editor at the Journal of Banking and Finance and Financial Management and previously served as an associate editor for the Journal of Finance.

He served as a financial economist at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C., where he advised the Board of Governors on international financial market developments.

Dr. Lundblad is the recipient of  Executive MBA and OneMBA Teaching Excellence awards.

He served as associate dean of the PhD Program, area chair of finance and director of research for the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise.

He received a PhD in financial economics and a master’s degree in economics from Duke University. He earned his BA in economics and English literature with highest honors from Washington University in St. Louis.

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