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Peter Marber, PhD

Adjunct Instructor
Areas of Interest
Emerging Markets, Global Business & Finance, Hedge Funds, Human Capital

Author, professor, and Wall Street professional, Peter Marber has been a pioneering figure in global finance for three decades. An award-winning money manager, he headed emerging market investments for Loomis, Sayles & Company, HSBC Global Asset Management, and was a partner and president of the emerging market subsidiaries at Wasserstein, Perella & Co. In addition to publishing six books, Marber has taught at Columbia University, Harvard University, and Universidad Francisco Marroquin. He has lectured at dozens of international conferences and has been a market commentator for CNN, the Financial TimesCNBCBarron’sReutersBloomberg, and the Wall Street Journal. He has served or serves on boards for Columbia University, the Emerging Markets Trade Association, New America Foundation, and World Policy Institute. Marber earned his bachelor’s degree from Johns Hopkins University, master’s from Columbia, and doctorate from University of Cambridge.

Honors and distinctions

  • 2017 – J. Fussa Distinguished Teaching Award, Harvard University
  • 2017 – Columbia Alumni Medal, Columbia University
  • 2016 – Dean’s Commendation for Teaching, Harvard University
  • 2015 – Dean’s Commendation for Teaching, Harvard University
  • 2014 – Fellow, The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA)
  • 2008 – Emerging Markets Manager of Year (Morningstar Asia)

Selected publications

  • Editor with Daniel Araya, The Evolution of Liberal Arts in the Global Age (Routledge, 2017).
  • Brave New Math: Information, Globalization and New Economic Thinking in the 21st Century (World Policy, 2014 and 2015).
  • Editor with Daniel Araya, Higher Education in the Global Age: Policy, Practice and Promise in Emerging Societies (Routledge 2013).
  • Seeing the Elephant: Understanding Globalization from Trunk to Tail (John Wiley, 2009).
  • Money Changes Everything: How Global Prosperity is Reshaping Our Needs, Values and Lifestyles (Financial Times Prentice Hall, 2003 and 2004). A
  • From Third World to World Class: The Future of Emerging Markets in the Global Economy (Perseus, 1998 and 1999).