Anat R. Admati is the George G.C. Parker Professor of Finance and Economics at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. She has written extensively on information dissemination in financial markets, trading mechanisms, portfolio management, financial contracting, and, most recently, on corporate governance and banking. In recent years, Admati has been active in the policy debate on financial stability and regulation. In addition to a number of research papers, policy comments and short pieces, she is the author, with Martin Hellwig, of the book The Bankers’ New Clothes: What’s Wrong with Banking and What to Do about It (Princeton University Press, March 2013, see bankersnewclothes.com), which Martin Wolf hailed as “the most important book to have come out of the financial crisis” and Kenneth Rogoff described as “the most important book about banking in a very long time.” In 2014 Admati was named as one of the Time 100 most influential people in the world, Foreign Policy Magazine 100 global thinkers and 50 world thinkers by Prospect Magazine.
Admati received her BSc from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, her MA, MPhil and PhD from Yale University, and was awarded honorary doctorate from University of Zurich. She is a fellow of the Econometric Society, the recipient of multiple fellowships, research grants, and paper recognition, and is a past board member of the American Finance Association. She has served on a number of editorial boards and is currently a member of the FDIC Systemic Resolution Advisory Committee and the CFTC Market Risk Advisory Committee.