Janice Eberly is the James R. and Helen D. Russell Professor of Finance and former Chair of the Finance Department. Before joining the Kellogg faculty, she was a faculty member in Finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Professor Eberly served as the Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy at the U.S. Treasury from 2011 to 2013 after being confirmed by the U.S. Senate. In that capacity she was the Chief Economist at the Treasury, leading the Office of Economic Policy in analysis of the U.S. and global economies and financial markets and development of policy recommendations on micro and macroeconomic issues.
Professor Eberly's research focuses on finance and macroeconomics. Her work studies firms' capital budgeting decisions and household consumption and portfolio choice.
Previously Professor Eberly served on the staff of the President's Council of Economic Advisors and on the advisory committees of the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) and the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). She was elected to the Executive Committee of the American Economic Association in 2008. Professor Eberly was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2013. She has won numerous awards for her teaching, including Chairs' Core Teaching Awards and Outstanding Professor Awards from the Executive Master's Program. She is Academic Director of the CEO Perspectives Program (Kellogg's most senior executive education program), a joint venture between the Kellogg School of Management, Corporate Leadership Center and Chicago Booth School of Business. Professor Eberly received her Ph.D. in Economics from MIT.more » « less