Finance Academics - Visiting Professors
Area of Expertise
Frederick (Rick) Harris is the John B. McKinnon Professor of Economics and Finance at the Babcock School, Wake Forest University. Previously, he taught at William and Mary, the University of Texas, and the University of Virginia. Dr. Harris specializes in pricing tactics and security market design and has published in the major journals in economics, finance, and operations.
Areas of expertise:Price discovery, Financial Econometrics
Dr. Thomas H. McInish is an author or coauthor of more than one hundred scholarly articles in leading journals such as the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, the Journal of Portfolio Management, the Review of Economics and Statistics, and the Sloan Management Review.
Areas of expertise:Market Microstructure
George H. K. Wang received his PhD in economics and statistics from Iowa State University. Prior to join George Mason University, he was Deputy Chief Economist, Director of Market Research at U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Wang also served as Senior Financial Economist and Econometrician at Federal Home Loan Bank Board.
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Professor in Finance and Entrepreneurship • Ontario Research Chair in Economics and Cross Cultural Studies
B.Com. (McGill); M.A. (Queen's); J.D. (UofT); Ph.D (UofT); CFA My research areas span topics that include law and finance, public policy, entrepreneurial finance, venture capital, private equity, IPOs, hedge funds, and exchange regulation and surveillance. I study applied topics and make use of a wide range of empirical methods. My work often involves assessment of regulatory and other policy initiatives towards stimulating market activity.
Areas of expertise:law and finance, public policy, entrepreneurial finance, venture capital, private equity, IPOs, hedge funds, exchange regulation, Surveillance
Professor Venkataraman specialises in the microstructure of equity, fixed-income and energy markets. An award winning teacher, his research has been published in major international finance and accounting journals and featured in industry publications such as The CFA Digest, Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Financial Times, Economist and Bloomberg News. His work has been influential in guiding regulators in the US and Europe in their policy-making in market microstructure, debt markets and energy markets. His research has won several best paper awards at international conferences.
Areas of expertise:Trading Strategies, Microstructure, Equity, Fixed-Income, Energy Markets
Sofia Johan, LL.B (Liverpool), LL.M. in International Economic Law (Warwick), Ph.D. in Law (Tilburg), is Adjunct Professor at the Schulich School of Business, York University and also the Extramural Research Fellow at the Tilburg Law and Economics Centre (TILEC) in The Netherlands. Her research is primarily focused on law and finance, sovereign wealth funds, market surveillance, hedge funds, venture capital, private equity, IPOs and Alternative Investments.
Areas of expertise:venture capital, private equity, Market Microstructure