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 in The Orange County Register
HARRIS, professor of finance and business economics, states the ongoing labor disputes across multiple sectors comes down to money and the belief amongst workers that there is an imbalance that needs correction. [Paywall]
Quoted: Larry Harris on Financial Advisor IQ
HARRIS, Fred V. Keenan Chair in Finance, speaks to challenges the SEC faces from prioritization, bandwidth, and politics in regards to satisfying all requests and stakeholder demands.
Op-Ed: More Banks Could Collapse Like SVB Did Because the System Favors Those 'Too Big to Fail'
LARRY HARRIS, professor of finance and business economics, presents regulations that the government should consider in the interest of reducing the risk of failure within the banking sector.
NEWS + EVENTS
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