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Hanh Le

Assistant Professor

Department of Finance


Building & Room:

UH 2110


601 S. Morgan St., Chicago, IL 60607

Office Phone:

(312) 996-0720

CV Link:

Hanh Le


Classes Taught

  • Financial Intermediation
  • Financial network externalities
  • Corporate Finance

Selected Publications

“Creditor Control Rights and Resource Allocation Within Firms” (With Nuri Ersahin and Rustom Irani), Journal of Financial Economics, 2021.

“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).

Notable Honors

2017, 2018, Dean's letter for outstanding teaching, UIC Business

2011-2012, Marcus Nadler Doctoral Fellowship, NYU Stern School of Business

2011, Commendation for Teaching Excellence, NYU Stern School of Business

2007-2010, Doctoral Fellowship, NYU Stern School of Business

2006-2007, New South Global Scholarship, University of New South Wales


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