Veronika Krepely Pool

Veronika Krepely Pool

Professor of Finance

Research Interests/Areas of Expertise

Delegated Portfolios, Conflict of Interest

Subject Areas




Veronika Krepely Pool is a Professor of Finance at the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University. She is also an academic director of the Financial Management Association. Veronika joined Owen in 2019 from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, where she was an Associate Professor and the Gregg T. and Judith A. Summerville Chair of Finance. She had been on the Kelley School’s faculty since completing her Ph.D. in finance at Vanderbilt University in 2006. Her main research interest is the economics of conflict of interest in delegated portfolios, such as hedge funds, mutual funds, and 401(k) plans. She teaches in the Vanderbilt MS Finance program and the Hoogland Undergraduate Business Program.

Awards & Accomplishments

Associate editor, Review of Financial Studies, 2018- Associate editor, Management Science, 2018

Research Interests

Hedge Funds, Mutual Funds, 401(k), Conflict of Interest


PhD, Finance, Vanderbilt, 2006

M.S., Economics, Murray State University, 2000

B.S., Economics, Murray State University, 1998