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Bruce Tuckman

Bruce Tuckman

Joined Stern 2012

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
44 West Fourth Street, 9-92
New York, NY 10012

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Bruce Tuckman is a Clinical Professor of Finance at the Stern School of Business at New York University. He has taught courses in Fixed Income, Trading, and Liquidity Risk Management to MBAs and Executive MBAs.

Professor Tuckman is currently on leave from Stern and serving as the Chief Economist of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission in Washington, DC.

Professor Tuckman's most recent research focuses on derivatives markets, intermediaries, and end-users, and on the history of financial markets and their regulation. The third edition of his textbook, Fixed Income Securities: Tools for Today's Markets, was published in fall 2011 by John Wiley & Sons.

Prior to joining NYU Stern, Professor Tuckman was a managing director and global head of research for prime services at Lehman Brothers and then at Barclays Capital, where he was also a member of the division’s executive committee. During his tenure he oversaw significant improvements to the risk governance of the financing and prime brokerage businesses as well as the development and implementation of an industry-leading portfolio margin product. Before his work in prime services, Professor Tuckman managed research groups across a wide range of cash and derivative product areas. He started his industry career at Salomon Brothers in U.S. fixed income arbitrage trading.

Professor Tuckman received an A.B. in Statistics with Economics from Harvard College and a Ph.D. in Economics from MIT.

Research Interests

  • Derivative Markets
  • Financial Markets Public Policy
  • History of Financial Markets

Academic Background

Ph.D., Economics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

A.B., Statistics with Economics
Harvard College