Adi Sunderam

Assistant Professor of Business Administration

Adi Sunderam is an assistant professor of business administration in the Finance Unit, and a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He teaches Investment Management in the MBA elective curriculum and a Ph.D. course in Empirical Methods. In 2009 and 2010, he served in the U.S. Treasury Department as a special assistant and liaison to the White House National Economic Council. 

Professor Sunderam's research interests are in corporate finance, asset pricing, and financial intermediation. His recent work focuses on the organization of financial markets and its effect on asset prices and corporate investment.

Professor Sunderam holds a Ph.D. in business economics and an A.B. in computer science and economics, both from Harvard University.    


  1. Winner of the 2014 Rising Scholar Award from The Review of Financial Studies for his paper with Samuel G. Hanson, “The Growth and Limits of Arbitrage: Evidence from Short Interest.”

  2. Won the 2012 Young Researcher Prize from The Review of Financial Studies for his paper with Sergey Chernenko, "The Real Consequences of Market Segmentation."