Bruce Greenwald

Finance Professor / Director of Heilbrunn Center, Columbia University

Bruce Greenwald is one of the nation’s leading economists. He currently serves as the Robert Heilbrunn Professor of Asset Management and Finance at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business, teaching Value Investing, Economics of Strategic Behavior, and Globalization of Markets.  He has also taught Strategic Management of Media, Corporate Finance and Managerial Economics. Described by the New York Times as “a guru to Wall Street’s gurus,” Greenwald is an authority on value investing with additional expertise in productivity and the economics of information.In late 2007, Greenwald accepted a part-time engagement with First Eagle Funds, a division of Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Advisers, LLC (“ASBA”).  Professor Greenwald serves as Director of Research for ASBA’s Global Value Group.   In addition, he consults worldwide on a variety of issues concerning capital markets, business strategy, corporate finance and labor performance.In addition to his work in economics, Greenwald has written several investing-related books, including Value Investing: From Graham to Buffett and Beyond, with Judd Kahn, et al (Wiley, 2001), and Competition Demystified: A Radically Simplified Approach to Business Strategy, with Judd Kahn (Putnam Penguin, 2005).  Other recent publications include: Economics for an Imperfect Word: Essay in Honor of Joseph Stiglitz (co-editor, MIT Press 2003), Security Analysis, 6th Edition (Co-editor/Contributor, McGraw Hill, 2008), and Globalization (John Wiley & Sons, 2008).Prior to Columbia, Greenwald taught as a professor at the Harvard Business School and Wesleyan University. He was also a research economist at Bell Laboratories and, for a one-year period beginning in 1987, was the staff economist for the Presidential Task Force on Market Mechanisms (the Brady Task Force).Mr. Greenwald received the following degrees:  B.S. and Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and M.P.A. and an M.S from Princeton University.

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