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John C. Edmunds  


Finance Division
A.B., Harvard College
M.B.A., Boston University
M.A., Northeastern University
D.B.A., Harvard Business School
Academic Division

John C. Edmunds is Professor of Finance at Babson College. He has taught extensively at overseas MBA programs, including Instituto de Empresa in Madrid, Spain, INCAE in Central America and La Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra in the Dominican Republic, and two universities in Chile. He has also taught at other schools in the Boston area, including the Arthur D. Little School of Management, Boston University, the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Harvard University, Hult International Business School, and Northeastern University. He is a member of the Golden Key Society, and at Hult as well as Arthur D. Little he was voted Professor of the Year. He has lived in six countries and spent eighteen years abroad. He is fluent in Spanish and also speaks French.

Dr. Edmunds’s areas of interest are international finance, derivatives, capital markets, and emerging markets. He is the author of over 300 articles and cases published both in academic and practitioner journals. He has published five books. Over 150 of his articles are about Latin American capital markets and have been published in Spanish. Six of the most cited are “Financiar a Emprendedores,” Estrategia (Chile), “¿Cayendo al Segundo Lugar?” El Diario Financiero (Chile), “Iberoamérica necesita un Davos propio,” Expansión (Madrid), “Los Nuevos Ricos,” América Economía, “¿Cuándo Emergerá la Bolsa Emergente?” El Diario Financiero (Chile), and “El Valor Escondido de América Latina,” América Economía.

Dr. Edmunds holds a D.B.A. in International Business from Harvard Business School, an M.B.A. in Finance and Quantitative Methods with honors from Boston University, an M.A. in Economics from Northeastern University, and an A.B. in Economics cum laude from Harvard College. He has consulted with the Harvard Institute for International Development, the Rockefeller Foundation, Stanford Research Institute, and numerous private companies.