John C. Edmunds

                        Professor of Finance and Research Director

                 Institute for Latin American Business Studies  

                                                   Babson College

 Tomasso 220 Babson College Babson Park, MA 02457 781-239-5578           


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JOHN C. EDMUNDS is Professor of Finance and Research Director of the Institute for Latin American Business Studies at Babson College. He has taught extensively at overseas MBA programs, including Instituto de Empresa in Madrid, Spain, INCAE in Central America and La Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra in the Dominican Republic, and two universities in Chile. He has also taught at other schools in the Boston area, including the Arthur D. Little School of Management, Boston University, the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Harvard University, Hult International Business School, and Northeastern University. He is a member of the Golden Key Society and at Arthur D. Little he was voted Professor of the Year. He has lived in six countries and spent eighteen years abroad. He is fluent in Spanish and also speaks French.

Dr. Edmunds’s areas of interest are international finance, derivatives, capital markets, and emerging markets. He is the author of over 190 articles and cases published both in academic and practitioner journals. He has published four books. Ninety of his articles are about Latin American capital markets and have been published in Spanish, including “Subiendo a pesar de …” América Economía November 2006; “Financiar a Emprendedores,” Estrategia, January 20, 2006; “Suenan las Campanas,” América Economía January 13, 2006; “¿Cayendo al Segundo Lugar?” El Diario Financiero, July 7, 2005; “Iberoamérica necesita un Davos propio,” Expansión, Madrid, España, June 20, 2005; "Los Nuevos Ricos," América Economía, Dec. 2, 2004; “¿Cuándo Emergerá la Bolsa Emergente?," in El Diario Financiero, October 2004; "El Auge de la Bolsa en Chile como Impulsor del Crecimiento" (Parte I & II,) in El Diario Financiero, September 2004; "Sosteniendo el Auge Incipiente," in América Economía, July 2004; and “El Valor Escondido de América Latina,” in América Economía, July 2001.

Dr. Edmunds holds a D.B.A. in International Business from Harvard Business School, an M.B.A. in Finance and Quantitative Methods with honors from Boston University, an M.A. in Economics from Northeastern University, and an A.B. in Economics cum laude from Harvard College. He has consulted with the Harvard Institute for International Development, the Rockefeller Foundation, Stanford Research Institute, and numerous private companies.