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Charles M. Kahn

Professor Emeritus of Finance


Biographical Sketch

Charles M. Kahn is the Bailey Professor of Finance and Professor of Economics at the University of Illinois. He received his Ph. D. in economics from Harvard University. He has published extensively in economics and finance journals on issues in the economics of asymmetric information and its effects on institutional arrangements. He has been a National Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, a Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University, an Overseas Fellow at Churchill College of Cambridge University. He has served as a consultant to the Bank for International Settlements on inter-authority coordination of bank regulation and as a consultant at central banks, including the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta, Chicago, Cleveland, and New York,  the European Central Bank, and the Bank of England, where he has researched incentive effects of payment and settlement systems.