Larry Harris holds the Fred V. Keenan Chair in Finance at the USC Marshall School of Business. His research, teaching, and consulting address regulatory and practitioner issues in trading and investment management. He authored Trading and Exchanges: Market Microstructure for Practitioners, a widely regarded “must read” for entrants into the securities industry. Professor Harris served as SEC Chief Economist from 2002-2004. He currently serves as lead independent director of Interactive Brokers (IBKR), director of the Selected Funds, and research coordinator of the Q-Group. Dr. Harris received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago, and is a CFA charterholder.
Areas of Expertise
INSIGHT + ANALYSIS
Quoted: Larry Harris on CNBC
HARRIS, Professor of Finance and Business Economics, offers advice on preparing for and managing personal finances amidst 2023's continuing inflation concerns and a "rolling recession".
Op-Ed: To Reel in Oil Industry, California Should Examine Its Maintenance Practices – Not Tax Profits
Larry Harris, Professor of Finance and Business Economics, presents an alternative tact California lawmakers could consider to held reduce gas prices for Cal Matters.
Quoted: Larry Harris in Fox Business
"When a business is not transparent and not regulated, we have no true understanding of what is happening inside." Professor Harris outlines regulatory fundamentals in a piece on Binance following the collapse of FTX.
Quoted: Larry Harris in the Los Angeles Times
Larry Harris, Professor of Finance and Business Economics, is quoted by the Los Angeles Times on how federal interest rate hikes will affect consumers.
NEWS + EVENTS
Larry Harris Wins DARPA Grant
The leading markets scholar is chosen for a prestigious government grant.
USC Researchers Win DARPA Grant
USC Marshall’s Larry Harris and USC ISI colleagues receive $1 million grant for research into new ways to protect financial data.
Tommy Talks: Payments for Order Flow
Professor Larry Harris, an expert on market microstructure and a former SEC Chief Economist, explains what payments for order flow are, why investors should be concerned about them, and what the SEC can do about the practice. Professor Harris holds the Fred V. Keenan Chair in Finance at the USC Marshall School of Business.
RESEARCH + PUBLICATIONS