Robert Arscott

Assistant Professor of Finance
Robert Arscott is an assistant professor of finance whose research primarily concerns the interaction of corporations and debt capital markets, with an emphasis on syndicated lending. At Whitman, Robert teaches courses in real estate and finance. Prior to his academic career, he worked in investment banking operations at UBS AG and as an acquisitions associate for a private equity real estate fund in London, UK. Robert holds an M.B.A. from the University of Oxford and Ph.D. and M.S. degrees from the University of Rochester.
MBA, , University of Oxford BBA, Finance, Concordia University PhD, Finance, University of Rochester MS, Applied Economics, University of Rochester
Corporate finance and real estate
Financial intermediation, risk management, prediction markets, and efficient markets.


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