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

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


PhD in Finance, Purdue University, 2013

MBA, Purdue University, 2008

BS in Mathematics, Jacobs University Bremen, 2007

Additional Links

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

  • “Asset Pricing Anomalies and Time-Varying Expected Returns”