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AIM Investment Center
The University of Texas at Austin
McCombs School of Business
Department of Finance
2110 Speedway Stop B6600
Austin, TX  78712 
(512) 471-6511

Clemens Sialm

Clemens Sialm

Director, AIM Investment Center
Professor of Finance and Economics
Eleanor T. Mosle Fellow in Finance
Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research (AP, PE) 

Department of Finance
McCombs School of Business
The University of Texas at Austin
2110 Speedway Stop B6600
Austin, TX  78712
(512) 232-6835
Email: clemens.sialm@mccombs.utexas.edu
Webpage: http://faculty.mccombs.utexas.edu/Clemens.Sialm/

Clemens Sialm is a Professor of Finance and Economics, the Eleanor T. Mosle Fellow, and the Director of the AIM Investment Center at the University of Texas at Austin. He is also a Research Associate in the Asset Pricing and Public Economics programs of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). 

Sialm received an M.A. in economics from the University of St.Gallen in Switzerland and a Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University. Prior to joining the University of Texas, he taught at Stanford University and the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. During the 2013-2014 academic year, he was the Mark and Sheila Wolfson Distinguished Visiting Associate Professor at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. 

Sialm's research interests are in the areas of investments, asset pricing, and taxation. He analyzes the investment strategies, performance, and behaviors of institutional and individual investors. He also investigates investment decisions of retirement savers. His research has been published in the American Economic Review, the Journal of Finance, the Review of Financial Studies, Management Science, and the Journal of Public Economics, among others. He obtained in 2011 the Research Excellence Award from the McCombs School of Business. Sialm’s research has been frequently cited in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and The Economist.

Keith C. Brown


Associate Director for Education

Professor and Allied Bancshares Centennial Fellow in Finance
Department of Finance
CBA 6.248 (office location)
(512) 471-6520 (office phone) 
KCBrown@mail.utexas.edu

Keith Brown currently holds the position of Allied Bancshares Fellow and Professor of Finance at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin, where he specializes in teaching Investments, Portfolio Management and Security Analysis, Capital Markets, and Derivatives courses at the MBA and Ph.D. levels.  He is also President and Chief Operating Officer of The MBA Investment Fund, L.L.C., a private capital appreciation fund managed by graduate students at the University of Texas.

Keith is the co-founder and Senior Partner of Fulcrum Financial Group, a portfolio management and investment advisory firm located in Austin, Texas and Atlanta, Georgia.  Keith currently serves as an advisor to the Board of Trustees of Teacher Retirement System of Texas and as Associate Editor for Financial Analysts Journal and Journal of Psychology and Financial Markets.  For five years he held the position of Research Director for the Research Foundation of the Association for Investment Management and Research.

For more information on Keith's research and professional background, please follow the link to view a biographical sketch and curriculum vitae.

Juana Hardwick

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Assistant Director

Department of Finance
CBA 6.434 (office location)
(512) 471-6511 (office phone)
Juana.Hardwick@mccombs.utexas.edu

Kyle Hernandez

KyleHBusiness Manager

Department of Finance
CBA 6.432G (office location)
(512) 475*7973 (office phone)
Kyle.Hernandez@mccombs.utexas.edu

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