Tepper alumni in Spain are invited for a special dinner in Madrid, Spain at Restaurant Iroco, on Monday, May 27, 2013 at 9 p.m. with faculty speaker, Dr. Christopher Telmer. Dr. Telmer will share insights from his latest research on how surnames can be used to measure intergenerational mobility, with an application to Catalonia.  

Chris Telmer, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Financial Economics at Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business. His research interests include exchange rate behavior, the effects of labor-market risk on financial markets, time models of bond and currency pricing, and intergenerational mobility. Prior to joining the Tepper School in 1993, he studied at The University of Western Ontario (BA Honors, 1986) and Queen's University at Kingston (PhD, 1992). He has been a visiting scholar in the Federal Reserve System and at universities in Canada, Chile, Japan, Spain and Sweden. He has served as an educational consultant in Japan, The Russian Federation, Spain, Ukraine and on Wall Street. He is currently Associate Editor at the European Economic Review and the Journal of Financial Econometrics. In 1995 he was awarded the Undergraduate Teaching Award, and in 2001 he was awarded the George Leland Bach Award for MBA Teaching, both at the Tepper School of Business. He grew up in the Toronto area and remains an avid supporter of the Maple Leafs.

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