Michael Albert

Michael Albert holds a PhD in finance and a Masters of Science in computer science from Duke University. He also received a Bachelor of Science in mathematics and quantitative finance from James Madison University. His research interests are corporate finance, executive compensation, mechanism design, and growth economics. He currently teaches international finance in both the MBA and undergraduate programs at Fisher.

Areas of Expertise

  • Corporate Finance
  • Executive Compensation
  • Mechanism Design
  • Growth Economics


  • PhD, Finance, Duke University
  • MS, Computer Science, Duke University
  • BS, Mathematics and Quantitative Finance, James Madison University
FIN 4252 - International Finance

Theories and applications related to cross-border acquisitions, FOREX risk management, and project finance

FIN 7250 - International Finance

Theories of FOREX, international capital markets, cross-border investments, and their implications for firms

Michael Albert, J. Fink, and K. Fink, “Adaptive Mesh Modeling and Barrier Option Pricing Under a Jump-Diffusion Process,” Journal of Financial Research, 31, 381-408, 2008


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    (614) 688-2181

    (614) 292-7062

    Department of Finance
    Fisher College of Business
    The Ohio State University
    844 Fisher Hall
    2100 Neil Avenue
    Columbus, OH 43210