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Robert McDonald

Gaylord Freeman Distinguished Chair in Banking; Professor of Finance

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Why Financial-Market Pioneer Richard Sandor Is Building “the Most Boring Benchmark in America”

A conversation with the creator of AMERIBOR about interest-rate benchmarks in a post-LIBOR world.

Researchers: Richard Sandor and Robert McDonald

How Blockchain Could Radically Alter Global Finance

The technology underlying cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin is already starting to make its mark.

Researchers: Robert McDonald, Caitlin Long and Peter Cherecwich

January 3, 2018

Finance & Accounting

What Went Wrong at AIG?

Unpacking the insurance giant’s collapse during the 2008 financial crisis.

Researchers: Robert McDonald and Anna Paulson

August 3, 2015

Finance & Accounting

Valuing the Government Guarantee

Determining the U.S. government’s liability for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Researchers: Deborah Lucas and Robert McDonald

October 1, 2010


Exercising Options

Should you accelerate income tax payment on share-based compensation?

Researchers: Robert McDonald