Andrea L. Eisfeldt

Laurence D. and Lori W. Fink Endowed Chair in Finance,
Professor of Finance,
UCLA Anderson School of Management,
University of California, Los Angeles

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Andrea Eisfeldt is an expert on financial markets. Professor Eisfeldt’s research has focused on macroeconomics and finance, including research on market liquidity, the role of intangibles in asset pricing, bank valuation, and over-the-counter markets.

Professor Eisfeldt has been retained as an expert witness in numerous finance matters, analyzing a range of issues that include portfolio analysis, valuation, economic damages, asset pricing, investment strategies, fixed income and derivatives, mortgage finance and mortgage-backed securities (MBS), hedge funds, and LIBOR. On Section 10b and Section 14a securities class actions, she has addressed issues at the class certification and merits stages, including loss causation and damages.

In her recent academic work, Professor Eisfeldt has researched a range of topics, including the effects of Generative AI on the value of firms, the return on complex trading strategies, over-the-counter derivatives prices and trading, bank valuation, and credit risk. She has published articles in the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Monetary EconomicsEconometrica, and the Review of Financial Studies. Her research has twice been awarded the Amundi Smith Breeden Prize by the Journal of Finance. Professor Eisfeldt was a finalist for the Jensen Prize in the Journal of Financial Economics.

Professor Eisfeldt holds editorial roles at leading academic journals. She serves on the board of the American Finance Association, where she is a member of the investments, ethics, and strategic planning committees. At the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), she is a research associate in the programs for asset pricing, corporate finance, and economic fluctuations and growth.

Professor Eisfeldt teaches courses on derivatives, international finance, corporate finance, FinTech and cryptocurrency, and macro finance. Previously, she served for a decade as a tenured professor at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.


This Time It’s Different? Developments in Leveraged Loan and Private Equity Cycle


Cornerstone Research Experts in Focus: Andrea Eisfeldt

  • “Tearing Down the Pink Wall: Influential Women in Finance,” UCLA Fink Center for Finance, UCLA Anderson School of Management, and Women Investing in Security and Education (WISE), 10 May 2021