Juhani Linnainmaa

Juhani Linnainmaa


Juhani Linnainmaa is an advisor focusing on strategic research, product development, and thought leadership.

He does research on asset pricing, investments, and household finance. In 2017 his publications included “Retail Financial Advice: Does One Size Fit All?” in Journal of Finance. He received the CFA Society & Hillsdale Canadian Investment Research Award in 2015, the Marshall E. Blume Prize in 2016, and the Amundi Smith Breeden Prize in 2018 for his research on asset pricing and financial advisors.

Juhani is also an associate professor of finance and business economics at the USC Marshall School of Business. He was on the faculty of University of Chicago from 2006 to 2016 and is a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

He received an MBA and BS from the Helsinki School of Economics and earned his PhD at UCLA.