Richard A. Brealey

Richard A. Brealey is a British economist and author. He is an Emeritus Professor at the London Business School and a Fellow of the British Academy.[1] He co-authored Principles of Corporate Finance with Stewart C. Myers and Franklin Allen (now in its thirteenth edition).

He was a full-time faculty member of the London Business School from 1968-1998.[citation needed] He has held the posts of Director of the American Finance Association and President of the European Finance Association. He is a member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Journal of Empirical Finance,[2] and European Finance Review.[3]

Professor Brealey is a director of the Swiss Helvetia Fund and a former director of HSBC Investor Funds, Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada UK Holdings plc, and Tokai Derivative Products Ltd.[citation needed] He was formerly a special adviser to the Governor of the Bank of England.[3]

He was educated at Exeter College, Oxford, with an M.A. in Philosophy, Politics and Economics.[4]

Selected publicationsEdit


Articles and ReportsEdit

  • "The Cost of Capital for the Nor-Ned Cable," by Richard A. Brealey, Richard Caldwell and Carlos Lapuerta, The Brattle Group, Ltd., June 2004.
  • "Personal Taxes and the Time Variation of Stock Returns - Evidence from the UK," by Richard A. Brealey, Journal of Banking and Finance, 1999.
  • "The Asian Crisis: Lessons for Crisis Management and Prevention," by Richard A. Brealey, Journal of International Finance, 1999.
  • "What is the International Dimension of International Finance?," by Richard A. Brealey, I.A. Cooper, and E. Kaplanis, European Finance Review, 1999.
  • "Competitive Position of London's Financial Services," by Richard A. Brealey, City Research Project, Final Report, Corporation of London, 1995.


  1. ^ Record for: BREALEY, Professor Dick,
  2. ^ editorial-board, Journal of Empirical Finance
  3. ^ a b "Dick Brealey (profile)". London Business School. Retrieved 23 January 2011.
  4. ^ "Richard A. Brealey (biography)". The Brattle Group. Retrieved 23 January 2011.