John F. O. Bilson

  • Professor Emeritus of Finance

John F. O. Bilson is a professor emeritus of finance. From 2016–2022 he served as dean of Stuart School of Business. Before joining Stuart, Bilson was a senior vice president at The Chicago Corporation​. He began his academic career at Northwestern University, and has held research, teaching, visiting and administrative appointments at the ​University of​ ​Melbourne, International Monetary Fund, University of Chicago, the National Bureau of Economic Research, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University, and the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace.

Bilson is the editor (with Richard C. Marston) of Exchange Rate Theory and Practice (1984, University of Chicago Press) and has published over thirty articles in the areas of international finance, international economics, and risk management.


Ph.D., University of Chicago, Economics
M.Econ, Monash University
B.Econ, Monash University

Research Interests

International finance
Risk Management

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