Ivo Welch

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Ivo Welch
Born (1963-10-04) October 4, 1963 (age 55)
Alma mater University of Chicago, PhD 1991
University of Chicago, MBA 1988
Columbia University, BA 1985
Known for Financial economics
Informational Cascades
Scientific career
Fields Economist
Institutions UCLA 2011-
Brown University 2004-2011
Yale University 2000-2005
UCLA 1989-2000
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. [1]

Americans Citizens, or natives, of the United States of America

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Economist professional in the social science discipline of economics

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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. [2] His research has focused on financial economics and informational cascades. [3] Publications include articles in academic journals [4] and the popular press,[ which? ] in addition to a Corporate Finance textbook. [5] He was previously on the faculties of the Yale School of Management (Professor of Economics and Finance) [6] and Brown University's economics department (Professor of Financial Economics). [7] He is an National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Research Associate. [8]

Columbia University Private Ivy League research university in New York City

Columbia University is a private Ivy League research university in Upper Manhattan, New York City. Established in 1754, Columbia is the oldest institution of higher education in New York and the fifth-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. It is one of nine colonial colleges founded prior to the Declaration of Independence, seven of which belong to the Ivy League. It has been ranked by numerous major education publications as among the top ten universities in the world.

University of Chicago Private research university in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Financial economics is the branch of economics characterized by a "concentration on monetary activities", in which "money of one type or another is likely to appear on both sides of a trade". Its concern is thus the interrelation of financial variables, such as prices, interest rates and shares, as opposed to those concerning the real economy. It has two main areas of focus: asset pricing and corporate finance; the first being the perspective of providers of capital, i.e. investors, and the second of users of capital.

Professor Welch is a two-time recipient of the Michael Brennan Award. As of 2014, he ranks 50th by downloads on SSRN. [9] In 2006, he ranked 54th on the Web of Science list of "Most-Cited Scientists in Economics & Business"; [10] in 2007 (the last year of the rankings), he ranked 57th. [11] He is a Humboldt Foundation 2015 fellow.

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  1. "Ivo Welch, Distinguished Professor of Finance, J. Fred Weston Chair in Finance". UCLA Anderson School of Management. Faculty Page.}}
  2. "About the Author (Ivo Welch)". Corporate Finance: An Introduction. 2008. ISBN   978-0321277992.
  3. Bikhchandani, Suchil & Hirshleifer, David & Welch, Ivo (1992). "A Theory of Fads, Fashion, Custom, and Cultural Change as Informational Cascades". Journal of Political Economy. 100 (5): 992–1026. CiteSeerX . doi:10.1086/261849. JSTOR   2138632.CS1 maint: Uses authors parameter (link)
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  7. "Ivo Welch, Professor of Economics and Finance". Brown University. Retrieved December 8, 2004. Archived Faculty Page.
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