Randolph Cohen

Senior Lecturer

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Randolph Cohen

Randolph B. (Randy) Cohen is a Senior Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Cohen currently teaches Investments, an elective course for MIT Sloan MBA students. From 1998 to 2009, Cohen taught at Harvard Business School, most recently as an associate professor of finance. Prior to HBS, he worked as an actuarial management consultant specializing in pension plan asset and liability analysis.

His main research focus is the interface between the actions of institutional investors and price levels in the stock market. Cohen has studied the differential reactions of institutions and individuals to news about firms and the economy, as well as the effect of institutional trading on stock prices. He also has researched the identification of top investment managers and the prediction of manager performance.

Cohen holds an AB in mathematics from Harvard College and a PhD in finance from the University of Chicago.



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General Expertise
Asset management; Equities; Hedge funds; Investment strategies; Mutual funds; Stock market