Hank Bessembinder is a professor and the Francis J. and Mary B. Labriola Endowed Chair in Competitive Business. He returned to Arizona State University, where taught for a decade before heading to Emory University and the University of Utah. Prior to his first assignment with ASU, Professor Bessembinder taught at the University of Rochester. His research focuses on the design and regulation of financial markets, including stock, foreign exchange, fixed income, futures, and energy markets. He has published numerous articles in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, and Review of Financial Studies, among others.
A frequent speaker at conferences, financial markets, and universities around the world, Professor Bessembinder has more than 20 years of successful consulting experience, providing strategic advice and analysis for major firms, financial markets, and government agencies.