Babson College Finance Professor John Edmunds was appointed an honorary professor at San Ignacio de Loyola University (USIL) in recognition of his outstanding academic and professional career.
On behalf of the university, the dean of the Faculty of Business Sciences, Jorge Luis Cardich Pulgar, presented the medal, resolution, and diploma that recognized Edmunds and highlighted his research and publications that are a source of consultation and analysis in academic faculty. During the ceremony, Edmunds’ latest book, Having fun, which was edited by the Editorial Fund of USIL, also was highlighted. The book explains quantitative finance concepts that seek to guide the entrepreneur and develops a journey through the evolution of financing methods throughout history.
The ceremony was held as part of the activities for the 25 years of the Faculty of Business Sciences, which has been holding a series of conferences on decentralized finance, cryptocurrencies, crowdfunding, and ESG criteria.
Edmunds has a Doctor of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Economics from Harvard University, a Master of Business Administration in Finance and Quantitative Methods from Boston University, and a Master of Economics from Northeastern University. He has been a consultant to the Institute for International Development at Harvard University, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Stanford Research Institute, and numerous private companies.
For 30 years, he has been a professor of Finance at Babson College and 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. 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 eight books.
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