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Professor of Finance, University of Bristol

Chris Brooks is a Professor of Finance at the University of Bristol. He previously held the same titles at the ICMA Centre, Henley Business School and Bayes (formerly Cass), London. He holds a PhD and a BA in Economics and Econometrics, both from the University of Reading. Chris is Associate Editor of several journals, including the JBFA. He was a member of the RAE2008 Accounting and Finance sub-panel and the REF2014 Business and Management sub-panel. Chris has secured over a million pounds of competitive grant funding and acts as consultant for various banks, corporations and professional bodies in the fields of finance, real estate, and econometrics.

Chris has taught undergraduates, postgraduates and executives, and has supervised more than 25 PhD students through to successful completion. He is also a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy but is probably best known as author of the first introductory-level econometrics textbook targeted at finance students, “Introductory Econometrics for Finance“ (2019, Cambridge University Press), which is now in its fourth edition and has now sold over 70,000 copies worldwide.


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    Professor of Finance, University of Bristol