Girard School of Business


Ana Silva

Academic Title

Associate Professor, Finance

Additional Title

Chair, Department of Accounting

Research Summary

My research focuses on financial inclusion and microfinance. My goal is to understand how low-income individuals and small businesses can access financial services. I am also interested in understanding how microfinance institutions have been affected by the global financial crisis.


  • Ph.D. Financial Economics University of Houston
  • M.B.A. Madrid Business School University of Houston
  • B.S. Molecular Biology Universidad Complutense de Madrid