Mihai Ion

Assistant Professor of Finance
Mihai Ion

McClelland Hall 315H
1130 E. Helen St. 
P.O. Box 210108 
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0108


Areas of Expertise

Corporate investment, mergers and acquisitions
Empirical asset pricing and factor models
International trade, trade policy
Macro finance, credit cycles
Policy uncertainty

Mihai Ion joined the Eller College of Management in 2014. His research focuses on policy uncertainty, corporate investment, mergers and acquisitions, empirical asset pricing, macro finance, credit cycles, international trade and trade policy. He earned his PhD in Finance from Purdue University in 2013.


  • FIN 391 Preceptorship - Spring
  • FIN 421 Investments - Spring
  • FIN 525 Empirical Finance Methods - Spring


Working Papers


  • PhD in Finance, Purdue University, 2013
  • MBA, Purdue University, 2008
  • BS in Mathematics, Jacobs University Bremen, 2007