George G. Pennacchi is Emeritus Professor of Finance at the University of Illinois and Affiliate Professor of Finance at the University of Washington where he serves as a managing editor of the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. From 2016 to 2023 he was the Fred S. Bailey Professor of Money, Banking, and Finance at the University of Illinois. His research focuses on financial intermediaries, fixed-income securities, and government guarantees. He has served as President of the Financial Intermediation Research Society, the managing editor of the Journal of Financial Intermediation, and an associate editor of several journals including the Journal of Finance and the Review of Financial Studies.  His consulting experience includes work for the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the U.S. Office of Management and Budget, the Bank of Finland, and the Financial Stability Board. He has been a visiting professor at Bocconi University and was a member of the finance faculty at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.  Mr. Pennacchi received a Sc.B. degree in applied mathematics from Brown University and a Ph.D. in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Contact Information:

Department of Finance

Gies College of Business

University of Illinois

Phone: (217) 666-0179

Email: gpennacc@illinois.edu