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Thien Tung Nguyen

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Thien Nguyen joins the Department of Finance as a lecturer in 2014. He pursued his PhD course work at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania after earning a BA in mathematics and economics from the University of California, San Diego. His teaching experience includes undergraduate, MBA and PhD courses in such topics as empirical methods in finance, monetary economics and the global economy, fixed income securities and corporate finance.

Nguyen’s research interests include asset pricing, macroeconomics, financial markets, public finance and financial regulations. His work has been published in Review of Financial Studies and Journal of Monetary Economics. He has served as a PhD summer intern at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and a research associate at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

Nguyen is also the recipient of numerous fellowships and grants, including the Winkelman Fellowship and the Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research Grant at Wharton.

Areas of Expertise

  • Financial Regulations
  • Asset Pricing
  • Public Finance
  • Macroeconomics


  • PhD in Finance (ABD), Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
  • BA in Mathematics and Economics, University of California, San Diego
FIN 4223 - Fixed Income

The basics of fixed-income securities, bond valuation skill development, and the measurement and management of credit and interest-rate risk.