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Marti G. Subrahmanyam

Charles E. Merrill Professor of Finance, Economics and International Business, New York University

Marti G. Subrahmanyam is the Charles E. Merrill Professor of Finance, Economics and International Business in the Stern School of Business at New York University, and Global Network Professor of Finance at NYU Shanghai. He holds a degree in mechanical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, and a post-graduate diploma in business administration from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. Both institutions conferred on him their Distinguished Alumnus Award. He earned a doctorate in finance and economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has been a visiting professor at leading academic institutions in Australia, England, France, Germany, India, Italy and Singapore, including the Goethe University of Frankfurt, Einaudi Institute of Economics and Finance and Università Guido Carli LUISS, in Rome, ESSEC and INSEAD, near Paris, the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, and the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, London Business School, University of Konstanz, Germany, National University of Singapore, Singapore Management University, Churchill College, Cambridge University, the Paris School of Economics and the University of Melbourne.

He has served as a consultant to several corporations, industrial groups, and financial institutions in the U.S., Europe, Asia and Latin America. He has served or continues to serve on the boards of several companies, including ICICI Bank Ltd. (NYSE: IBN), ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (NSE:ICICIPRULI), ICICI Venture Funds Management Company Limited, Infosys Ltd. (NYSE: INFY), Nomura Asset Management Inc., LIC Nomura Mutual Fund Asset Management Co. Ltd., Premier European Capital Ltd., and Vayana Enterprises (P) Ltd. He is the Chairman of AION India Investment Advisers (P) Ltd., a strategic partnership between ICICI Ventures and Apollo Global Management, which is focused on private equity investments in the Indian credit market. He is also the Chairman of Nomura Global Alpha, a group of macro funds managed by Nomura Asset Management. He has served as an advisor to international and government organizations, and has taught extensively on executive programs in over twenty countries around the world. Professor Subrahmanyam serves as an adviser to several startup companies in India and the United States.

Professor Subrahmanyam currently serves or has served as an Associate Editor of the European Financial Management, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Journal of Finance, Management Science, Journal of Derivatives, Journal of International Finance and Accounting, and Japan and the World Economy. He was the Founding Editor of an academic journal specializing in derivative securities and markets entitled Review of Derivatives Research. His research interests include valuation of corporate securities, options and futures markets, asset pricing, market microstructure, and fixed income markets. Professor Subrahmanyam has published over a hundred articles and several books in the areas of corporate finance, capital markets and international finance. His publications include papers in leading international journals in economics and finance, including Econometrica, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, and The Review of Financial Studies. His books include Recent Advances in Corporate Finance, Financial Options: From Theory to Practice and Credit Default Swaps.

Professor Subrahmanyam has served on over seventy doctoral dissertation committees and has chaired over thirty five of them. His students serve on the faculties of leading business schools around the world. He founded the NYU Stern Undergraduate Honors Program in 2000 and the NYU Shanghai Business Honors Program in 2015. Professor Subrahmanyam has won several teaching awards including New York University’s Distinguished Teaching Medal. In 2016, he was awarded the Anneliese Maier Award of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation for his research, the first economist to be so honored.


  • –present
    Charles E. Merrill Professor of Finance, Economics and International Business, New York University Stern Center for Business and Human Rights


  • 1974 
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Finance/Economics