Alexandre Jeanneret is an Associate Professor of Finance and the Head of PhD program in Finance at HEC Montréal. He is the recipient of the Canada Research Chair in Macro Finance.
Jeanneret obtained a PhD in Finance from the University of Lausanne and the Swiss Finance Institute in 2010. He received a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of British Columbia in 2005 and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Lausanne in 2003.
His research interests include the valuation of sovereign debt and related credit derivatives; the analysis of currency risk and returns; the understanding of preferences and incomplete information on asset prices; and the role of inflation on corporate securities. Jeanneret has published in the Review of Finance, the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, the Journal of Banking and Finance, and the Journal of International Money and Finance, among others. He has been visiting scholar at Harvard University, UCLA, University Paris-Dauphine, and University of New South Wales.
Prior to his academic position, he has worked as an equity analyst at MSCI Barra and as a consultant for the Fixed-Income team at the Pictet Group. He joined the HEC Montréal faculty in 2010.