Ralph C. Kimball
Associate Professor of Finance, F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business, Babson College
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Ph.D., and M.A., economics, University of California, Berkeley
Summary of Experience:
Dr. Kimball's areas of expertise include finance, banking theory and regulation, capital markets, financial institutions, retail banking, and strategies for commercial and investment banks. He teaches courses in the areas of fixed income, risk management, and financial institutions. He also holds the post of Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Before joining Babson, he was Senior Associate at the MAC Group, Inc., and Assistant Vice President and Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Dr. Kimball's research interests focus on strategic management of financial institutions and the application of financial methodologies to marketing, especially in brand and customer valuation, allocation of marketing resources across product and customer segments, and measurement of return on marketing expenditures. He is the author of Commercial Bank Demand and Municipal Bond Yields and co-author of The Effects of Banking Deregulation.