Best Prof: Radha Gopalan

Radha Gopalan of Washington University's Olin School is among the world's 40 best business school profs under the age of 40.

Radha Gopalan of Washington University’s Olin School is among the world’s 40 best business school profs under the age of 40.

Radha Gopalan

Assistant Professor of Finance

Age: 37

Institution: Washington University in St. Louis Olin Business School

Courses: Advanced Corporate Finance-Valuation

Education: University of Michigan, PhD, Finance

Indian Institute of Management, MBA

Annamalai University, BE, Chemical Engineering

At Olin Since: 2006

Before Olin: University of Michigan PhD student

Fun Facts: Professor Gopalan enjoys running, listening to music and spending time with his family.

Prior to earning his PhD, Professor Radha Gopalan worked for five years in the project finance department of a leading Indian bank. Now as an academic, he researches issues in theoretical and empirical corporate finance. Specifically, he examines questions related to a firm’s choice between public and private ownership, the benefits of a business group structure in emerging economies, and about firm-bank relationships and the syndicated loan market.

Radha Gopalan is among “The World’s 40 Best B-School Profs Under the Age of 40

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