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Yasser Boualam

Yasser Boualam

Assistant Professor of Finance


McColl 4114, CB 3490 Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Yasser Boualam’s research interests center around macro-finance, financial institutions, financial fragility and crises and economic theory.

His recent research examines the macroeconomic implications of bank credit relationships and the effects of competition on bank lending dynamics.

Dr. Boualam received the Young Economist Prize at the ECB Forum on Central Banking organized by the European Central Bank.

He teaches courses in credit markets and fixed income.

He received his PhD in financial economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, his MS in computational finance from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University and his Diplome d’ Ingenieur in applied mathematics and computer science from Grenoble Institute of Technology in France.

Areas of Expertise

Banking Finance