Dean Corbae, First Vice President

Dean Corbae is the William Sellery Trukenbrod Chair in Finance and a professor in the department of Finance, Investment, and Banking at the Wisconsin School of Business. He also holds a tenured appointment in the Economics department at UW. Before coming to Wisconsin, Corbae was the Sebastian Centennial Professor of Business Administration at the University of Texas at Austin. Corbae has been a visiting professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and Cambridge University, as well as a Visiting Scholar at the Federal Reserve Banks of Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, and St. Louis. Corbae is a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and was elected a Fellow of the Econometric Society. His research has been supported by the National Science Foundation and the Gates Foundation through the Consortium on Financial Systems and Poverty. He has held editorial positions at the Journal of Economic Theory and the International Economic Review, among others. He has served on the Academic Research Council of the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau. Corbae is the co-author of “An Introduction to Mathematical Analysis for Economic Theory and Econometrics” published by Princeton University Press. His research in macroeconomics and econometrics has been published in Econometrica, the Journal of Political Economy, the Review of Economic Studies, and others. His current research projects focus on consumer credit and bankruptcy, foreclosures, and banking industry dynamics. Corbae earned his B.A. in economics from Colgate University and his Ph.D. from Yale University.