Jeffrey H. Harris, Ph.D.

Current position:
Gary Cohn Goldman Sachs Endowed Chair in Finance at the Kogod School of Business at American University

Bio Highlights:

  • Chief Economist of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (2007-2010)
  • Testified to the United States Congress on four separate occasions
  • Visiting Academic Fellow at the Nasdaq Stock Market
  • Visiting Academic Scholar in the Office of Economic Analysis at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Ohio State University, Ph.D. (1995)

Dr. Harris’ Resume 


Position Paper, select quote:
“To my estimation, the Defendants’ pair trades cannot be considered wash trades since the pair trades were (demonstrably, as noted above) exposed to market price risks that involved potential (and actual) losses while wash trades involve no risk of loss.”
Dr. Harris’  Position Paper