Benito Sanchez, Ph.D.
My research focuses on banking efficiency, financial development and economic growth. Using state-of-the-art econometric and non-parametric techniques, my work includes modeling and econometric analysis of banking industries, financial markets and economic growth. I have published articles on these areas in leading journals. I haved worked in several business consulting projects, mainly in benchmarking, financial engineering and operation management. My work included financial modeling, inventory analysis and its effect on cash flows, optimization of production lines using economic value added, among others. My consulting work has allowed me to study different operational processes and managerial techniques at international firms in countries such as Bolivia, Colombia, Chile and Mexico.
The basis of my teaching philosophy is my belief that a successful course excites enthusiasm, is based in fairness and rewards preparation. I believe I motivate my students by exhibiting a natural enthusiasm for the subject of Finance and using real life examples to illustrate course concepts. I seek to provide a level playing field in class by providing a clear set of rules at the start of a course and providing feedback to students to improve performance throughout the course. My tests seek to reward students for their preparation.