David McLean


Associate Professor


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David McLean is Associate Professor of Finance and Anderson Faculty Fellow at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. David’s research is focused on capital market imperfections and the resulting effects on asset prices, corporate finance, and investment. His papers have been published in leading finance journals such as the "Journal of Finance," "Journal of Financial Economics," and "Review of Financial Studies," and have won several awards, including the Q-Group’s Roger Murray Prize for quantitative research in finance and the Jensen Prize for the best corporate finance paper in the "Journal of Financial Economics."

David received his PhD from Boston College and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. Before joining Georgetown he was the Keeley Chair in Investment Management at DePaul University and the Kipnes Chair in Finance and Development at the University of Alberta. He has also held visiting positions at MIT and the Development Bank of Japan.


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