Rafael La Porta
NOBEL FOUNDATION PROFESSOR OF FINANCE
Rafael La Porta is the Nobel Foundation Professor of Finance at the Tuck School. He received his PhD in economics from Harvard in 1994 and was on the Harvard faculty from that time until he joined Tuck in 2003.
Professor La Porta's research has focused on issues of investor protection and corporate governance across the world, an area known as "law and finance."
He is an expert on cross-country differences in laws and practice pertaining to investor protection and how those differences cause economies, stock markets, and firms' financing practices to vary.
Professor La Porta teaches the core Corporate Finance course as well as an International Corporate Finance elective course at Tuck.