Jarl Kallberg is a Research Professor for Arizona State University and an associate professor of finance at New York University's Stern School of Business; he is also a member of the faculty of New York University's Law School. He is the co-director of the finance Ph.D. program. Dr. Kallberg has a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in mathematics and earned his Ph.D. in business administration at the University of British Columbia. His current research interests are in corporate restructuring, real estate, financial contagion, entertainment economics, credit and statistical modeling. On the MBA and undergraduate levels he teaches investments, corporate finance, portfolio theory, working capital management, mortgage-backed securities, integrative corporate strategy, and the business of music and film. In 2005 he was named the Professor of the Year at the Undergraduate College. He also teaches the first course in financial theory at the Ph.D. level. His publications have appeared in such journals as Journal of Business, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Real Estate Economics, Management Science and Operations Research. He has written or edited six books on corporate finance. He was the director of the Stern School's finance Ph.D. program from 1995 to 1999. He has been a visiting professor at Bilkent University, the University of British Columbia and at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University. Dr. Kallberg served as the editor of the Journal of Cash Management from 1984 to 1992. He is currently an Associate Editor of the Journal of Real Estate Economics and is on the editorial board of the Journal of Corporate Treasury Management. He was also an assistant vice president at and consultant to the Dun & Bradstreet Corporation, where he directed a group of economists building credit, bankruptcy and other economic models for D&B and its major clients. Dr. Kallberg has worked with the U.S. Congress and the World Bank on international banking and credit. He has been an instructor or consultant for Cushman and Wakefield; Deutsche Bank; Goldman Sachs; KPMG; Indian Railways; Lehman Brothers; Luxembourg School of Finance; Malaysian Bankers Association; Morgan Stanley; National Productivity Board of Singapore; New York Association of Security Analysts; New York Telephone; Pfizer; Prudential Securities; Prudential Real Estate; Simpson, Thacher and Bartlett; Singapore Institute of Management; among others.