Lyons, Richard K. 1961–
LYONS, Richard K. 1961–
PERSONAL: Born February 10, 1961, in Palo Alto, CA; son of J. Richard (a commercial pilot) and Ida P. Lyons; married; wife's name Jennifer N. (a securities analyst); children: Jake C., Nicole A. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: University of California, Berkeley, B.S. (with highest honors), 1982; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ph.D., 1987. Politics: Democrat.
CAREER: Stanford Research Institute (now SRI International), Menlo Park, CA, research analyst in financial industries fivision, 1983–84; Columbia University, New York, NY, began as assistant professor, became associate professor of business and international affairs, 1987–93; University of California, Berkeley, professor of business, 1993–, Schwabacher fellow, 1994, member of executive committee, Institute of Business and Economic Research, 1994–96, chair of Finance Group at Haas School of Business, 2001–02. Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, research assistant in Paris, France, 1985; Foundation for Advanced Information and Research, Tokyo, Japan, visiting scholar, 1989; National Bureau of Economic Research, research associate; guest speaker at educational institutions, including Stanford University and University of Grenoble. Matthews Asian Funds, chair of board of directors; iShares Inc., member of board of directors; Barclays Global Investors Funds, Inc., member of board of directors; consultant to International Monetary Fund, World Bank, Federal Reserve Bank, and European Commission. Holder of copyrights for musical works; former general building contractor, State of California.
MEMBER: Council on Foreign Relations, Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Gamma Sigma.
AWARDS, HONORS: International affairs fellow, Council on Foreign Relations, 1993; grants from National Science Foundation, 1994–97, 1997–2000, 2000–03.
The Microstructure Approach to Exchange Rates, MIT Press (Cambridge, MA), 2001.
Contributor to books, including European Integration: Trade and Industry, edited by A. Winters and A. Venables, Cambridge University Press (New York, NY), 1991; Political Economy, Growth, and Business Cycles, edited by Z. Hercowitz and L. Leiderman, MIT Press (Cambridge, MA), 1992; International Financial Contagion, edited by S. Claessens and K. Forbes, Kluwer (Boston, MA), 2001; New Developments in Exchange Rate Economics, edited by L. Sarno and M. Taylor, Edward Elgar Publishing (Northampton, MA), 2002; and Central Banking, Monetary Theory, and Practice: Essays in Honor of Charles Goodhart, edited by P. Mizen, Edward Elgar Publishing (Northampton, MA), 2003.
Contributor to scholarly journals, including Journal of Financial Economics, American Economic Review, Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Development Economics, World Bank Economic Review, and European Economic Review. Associate editor, Journal of Financial Markets, Emerging Markets Review, California Management Review, Finance Research Letters, and Journal of International Finance Markets, Institutions, and Money.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
University of California, Berkeley Web site, http://faculty.haas.berkeley.edu/ (October 25, 2004), "Richard K. Lyons."