Main Content

Faculty Profile: Carol L Osler

Carol L Osler

Professor of Finance in the Brandeis International Business School

Specializations:
Currency Market Microstructure, Exchange Rate Dynamics, Financial Markets, Open Economy Macroeconomics

Professor Osler's research currently focuses on exchange rates and the foreign exchange market. The insights gathered from this research have already helped in the design of exchange-rate models with improved empirical support. Professor Osler also researches the nature and influence of imperfect rationality in financial markets. Her past research highlighted the importance of financial deregulation for surging credit and asset prices as well as the consequences of bursting asset-price bubbles for investment and economic growth.
Professor Osler teaches two courses. "Trading and Exchanges" builds on her expertise in financial markets. "Applied International Macroeconomics" builds on her experience as a practicing economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Professor Osler has also taught at Columbia University, the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College, the Kellogg School of Management, and the Norwegian School of Business.
Professor Osler is Program Director for the Lemberg Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance, the flagship program of the International Business School.

Degrees:
Princeton University, Ph.D.
Swarthmore College, B.A.


Publications:

Awards & Honors:
  • (2013) Market Technicians Association Recognition Award
  • (2008) IBS Teaching Award