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Hanh Le

Assistant Professor

Department of Finance


University Hall 2110


601 S. Morgan St., Chicago, IL 60607

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Classes Taught

  • Financial Intermediation
  • Financial network externalities
  • Corporate Finance

Awards & Affiliations

  • Marcus Nadler doctoral fellowship, NYU Stern School of Business, 2011-2012
  • Commendation for Teaching Excellence, NYU Stern School of Business, 2011
  • Doctoral Fellowship, NYU Stern School of Business, 2007-2010
  • New South Global Scholarship, the University of New South Wales, 2006-2007
  • University Medal, Australian National University, 2005
  • JB Were & Sons Prize for the best Honors student, faculty of Commerce and Economics, Australian National University, 2005
  • ANU Honors Scholarship, Australian National University, 2005
  • Dean's Honors list, the University of Melbourne, 2002-2004


Selected Publications

  • “Bank Capital and Dividend Externalities” (with Viral V. Acharya and Hyun S. Shin), Review of Financial Studies, 2017.
    • Featured in: Wall Street Journal (September 16, 2006) and Columbia Law School’s Blog on Corporations and the Capital Markets (October 4, 2016).
  • “Systemic Risk and the Regulation of Insurance Companies,” in Regulating Wall Street: The Dodd Frank Act and the New Architecture, edited by Viral Acharya, Thomas Cooley, Matthew Richardson, and Ingo Walter, November 2010. (co-authored with Viral Acharya, John Biggs, Matthew Richardson and Stephen Ryan).
  • “Toeholds and the Bidder Shareholder Wealth Effects of Takeover Announcements,” 2007, Australian Journal of Management, Vol. 32, No. 2, 315-344 (co-authored with Emma Schulz).


Ph.D. in Finance, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, 2013
Master of Philosophy, The University of New South Wales, 2007
Bachelors of Commerce (honors), Australian National University, 2005
Bachelors of Commerce, The University of Melbourne, 2004