Lucian Taylor

John B. Neff Professor in Finance

Co-Director, Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research

Office Location
The Wharton School
University of Pennsylvania
3620 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Welcome! My primary areas of research are empirical corporate finance and asset management. My research focuses on three main themes: sustainable investing, skill in fund management, and structural estimation in corporate finance. My articles have appeared in the Journal of FinanceJournal of Financial EconomicsReview of Financial Studies, as well as nonacademic outlets such as the Financial Times, Wall Street JournalCNN Money, and Forbes. My research has received the Fama/DFA Prize for best paper in the Journal of Financial Economics, the AQR Insight Award for Distinguished Paper, and others. I am an associate editor at the Journal of Financial Economics and Review of Finance.

Since joining Wharton, I have taught Venture Capital and the Finance of Innovation to undergraduate, MBA, and executive MBA students.

I earned my AB from Princeton University and MBA and PhD in Finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.


Email and Phone
Phone: (215) 898-4802
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