Finance Research


Our research-active faculty provide research deemed worthy of publication in the top, extremely competitive journals in finance.

Recent work from the department’s faculty has appeared, or is forthcoming, in:

  • Journal of Financial Economics
  • Review of Financial Studies
  • Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
  • Journal of Applied Corporate Finance
  • Journal of Banking and Finance,
  • Journal of Alternative Investments

Finance professors David Brown and Scott Cederburg, along with their co-author Michael O’Doherty of the University of Missouri, won the 23rd Annual TIAA Paul A. Samuelson Award for Outstanding Scholarly Writing on Lifelong Financial Security. The Samuelson Award recognizes outstanding research that the private and public sectors can use to maintain and enhance Americans’ financial well-being. 

Research by Department of Finance faculty has been cited in news outlets such as:

  • The Wall Street Journal
  • Bloomberg
  • USA Today
  • Marketwatch
  • The New York Times
  • Phoenix Business Journal
  • Forbes
  • Bloomberg Opinion
  • Financial Advisor
  • State Street
  • The Economist

Finance faculty have been invited to present their research at prestigious universities, workshops and conferences such as the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) conference, the American Finance Association (AFA) conference and Western Finance Association (WFA) conference.