Mathias Kronlund

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Prof. Mathias Kronlund's research spans the areas of empirical corporate finance and financial institutions, and his recent articles focus on mutual funds, credit markets, corporate investment, and payout/cash policy.

His research articles have appeared in the leading academic finance and business journals, including the Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Management Science, and Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. Mathias has presented this research at over 30 universities worldwide, at many premier finance conferences (such as the AFA and WFA), at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and for several Federal Reserve banks. His research has also earned multiple 'best paper' awards, been referenced by financial policymakers in both the U.S. and Europe, and featured in major media outlets such as the Wall Street Journal.

Prof. Kronlund earned his Ph.D. in Finance from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He joined the Freeman school in 2020 after previously serving on the faculty at the University of Illinois. Mathias is a member of several professional associations, including the American Finance Association and the Western Finance Association.

Mathias has been recognized multiple times for teaching excellence. He currently teaches the core Financial Management course at Tulane.


  • FINE 3010 Financial Management


Education & Affiliations

  • Ph.D. Finance, University of Chicago
  • MBA, University of Chicago
  • M.Sc. Industrial Engineering, Aalto University, Finland
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