Jarl Kallberg, Ph.D.

Professor of Global Finance (on leave of absence)
Areas of Expertise: 

Real estate, Financial engineering, Entertainment economics, Integrative corporate strategy, Credit and statistical modeling


Financial Engineering & Derivative Products, Financial Management, Global Financial Management

Professional Bio: 

Jarl “Jerry” Kallberg, Ph.D., is a professor of global finance at the Thunderbird School of Global Management and an internationally recognized expert in the areas of corporate finance, real estate, corporate strategy and the business of music and film. He is highly sought after by national and international media for his finance and real estate expertise, and his knowledge of international banking and credit has been tapped by the United States Congress as well as the World Bank.

He was also an assistant vice president at world commercial and credit information giant Dun and Bradstreet where he consulted with and directed a group of international economists who built credit, bankruptcy and other economic models for the company and its clients.

Among Dr. Kallberg’s research interests are financial engineering, real estate, financial contagion and influences, volatility and credit default swaps, preferred stock issuance, entertainment economics and credit and statistical modeling.

A prolific author of books relating to corporate finance, he has written or edited six books in the subject area. Included in his portfolio of works are “Corporate Liquidity: A Guide to Managing Working Capital,” “Corporate Liquidity: Management and Measurement,” “Current Asset Management: Cash, Credit and Inventory.”

Dr. Kallberg, who has served as a visiting professor at Bilkent University (Ankara, Turkey), the University of British Columbia, and Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School, was the editor of the prestigious Journal of Cash Management and is currently an associate editor of Journal of Real Estate Economics. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Corporate Treasury Management, and his writings have been published in the leading economic journals of today, including Journal of Business, Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of Financial Markets, Journal of Law and Economics, Journal of Real Estate Economics, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Management Science, and Operations Research.

Prior to joining Thunderbird in 2007, he was a faculty member in the finance department at New York University’s Stern School of Business for nearly 30 years. He was also a member of the faculty of New York University’s Law School and for several years he was the director of the finance Ph.D. program. In 2005, he was selected as the Stern School’s Professor of the Year.

Dr. Kallberg earned his Ph.D. in business administration at the University of British Columbia. He also holds MS and BS degrees in mathematics from the university.