|Alma mater|| University of Chicago, PhD 1991|
University of Chicago, MBA 1988
Columbia University, BA 1985
|Known for|| Financial economics |
|Institutions|| UCLA 2011-|
Brown University 2004-2011
Yale University 2000-2005
|Doctoral advisor||Milton Harris (thesis advisor)|
Ivo Welch, is an American economist and finance academic. He is the J. Fred Weston Professor of Finance at UCLA Anderson.
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He completed his BA in computer science in 1985 at Columbia University, and both his MBA and PhD in finance at the University of Chicago. [ which? ] in addition to a Corporate Finance textbook. He was previously on the faculties of the Yale School of Management (Professor of Economics and Finance) and Brown University's economics department (Professor of Financial Economics). He is an National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Research Associate.His research has focused on financial economics and informational cascades. Publications include articles in academic journals and the popular press,
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