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Solomon Tadesse

Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, USA
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Solomon Tadesse is a financial economist, investment professional, educator, and financial sector policy expert. He holds a PhD in finance and graduate degrees in accounting, operations research, and financial economics, as well as CMA and CFM designations. His career has spanned banking, academia, and financial sector policy. He is a vice president at State Street Global Advisors, designing and developing quantitative investment strategies primarily in global macro tactical asset allocation areas. Dr Tadesse has held faculty positions at the University of Chicago, University of Michigan, University of South Carolina, and Penn State University. He is a fellow of the Wharton Financial Institutions Center, and research fellow at the William Davidson Institute. Dr Tadesse’s expertise encompasses financial system design, international asset allocation and security selection, and global capital markets. He is the author of numerous scholarly research published at top-tier academic journals. He has given invited expert testimony before the US–China Economic and Security Review Commission of the US Congress, and served as an adviser and fellow at the House Committee on Small Business.

Articles by this Author

  • Banking Transparency and the Robustness of the Banking System
    by Solomon Tadesse
    Crises have been a common feature of banking systems for a long time—the United States alone experienced 11 banking panics between 1800 and the beginning of World War I (Beim and Calomiris, 2001). The crises of recent times have, however, been rather severe. The full range of costs linked to the 2007–09 financial crisis may not be easily estimable. While initial gross government commitments to deal with the crisis have reached between 20% and...

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