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Vaibhav Keshav

Ph.D. in Agricultural and Applied Economics (December 2022)

Field: Economics of Uncertainty, Corporate Finance, and Banking


Ph.D., Agricultural and Applied Economics, expected May 2023
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

MA, Economics
The University of Texas at Austin

B.S., Mechanical Engineering
Government College of Engineering, India

Thesis Information

Three Essays on Policy Uncertainty and Corporate Finance

Thesis Advisor(s)

Teaching Experience

Gies College of Business, UIUCTeaching
Experience Teaching Assistant for Corporate Finance (Fall 2019- Spring 2021)

Mergers & Acquisitions Topics (Graduate-level Course)
College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, UIUC
Teaching Assistant for Financial Planning (Spring 2018), Commodity Price Analysis (Spring 2021)


Carl Nelson
Associate Professor
Deptartment of ACES, UIUC

Heitor Almeida

Stanley C. and Joan J. Golder Chair in Corporate Finance, Gies College of Business, UIUC

George Pennacchi
Fred S. Bailey Memorial Chair of Finance, Gies College of Business, UIUC

William Ridley
Assistant Professor
Deptartment of ACES, UIUC

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