José M. Marín is a Finance professor. He graduated Valedictorian, Summa Cum Laude (Premio Extraordinario) from the University of Murcia (Spain) with a degree in Economics, and received his PhD in the same subject from the University of Pennsylvania. He previously held academic positions at Universidad Pompeu Fabra, Wharton School (Fulbright Senior Visiting Scholar), New York University (MEC Visiting Scholar), and IMDEA Social Sciences (research professor). He has served as President of the Spanish Finance Association (AEFIN) and as Director of the Centre for Research in Financial Economics (CREF). Recently, professor Marín has been appointed as member of the Group of Economic Advisers (GEA) of the European Security Markets Authority (ESMA).
Dr. Marín’s research output has reached top international journals, such the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Portfolio Management, the Journal of Monetary Economics, the Review of Economic Studies, etc. He has also contributed chapters in collective books and monographs, and is co-author of Economía Financiera, a textbook that is widely used as a reference in undergraduate and graduate programs worldwide. His main fields of concentration are: asset pricing, risk and asset management, and the analysis insider trading and market crashes. Dr Marín’s findings have been influential in the regulation of pensions (Pensión Protection Act 2006) and in accounting standards (SFAS 158), and have received ample coverage in the media.