Jan Hanousek Jr.

Assistant Professor, Department of Finance

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Jan Hanousek Jr. joined the University of Memphis as an assistant professor in 2023. He received a bachelor's degree (2018) in Mathematics with a major in Statistics from Charles University and master's degree (2019) in Applied Economics from CERGE-EI, before earning his doctorate (2022) in finance from the University of South Florida. His research interests include investor behavior, business groups, information asymmetry and insider trading.


2022- First Place in Young Economist Award by the Czech Economic Society for a work titled “Social networks and strategic behavior: Case of Political Inside Information.” 

Research and Scholarly Activities

Research Publications

Hanousek, J., Jo, H., Pantzalis, C., & Park, J. C. (2022). A Dilemma of Self-interest vs. Ethical Responsibilities in Political Insider Trading. Journal of Business Ethics, 1-31.