Finance and Managerial Statistics

Specialization Areas


  • Asset Pricing (empirical asset pricing, derivatives and risk management)
  • Corporate Finance
  • Market Microstructure and Financial Markets
  • Real Estate (real estate investment trusts, credit risk and mortgage-backed securities).

Managerial Statistics

  • The program provides students with the ability to customize their training based on their research interests.

Recent Graduate Placements

  • The University of Washington, Seattle (Lea Stern) 
  • Lake Forest College (Muris Hazdik)
  • The University of St. Thomas (Jeffrey Oxman) 
  • Michigan Tech. (Hao Qi) 
  • Providence College (Michael Shafer) 
  • Radford University (visiting) (Hongyu Song) 
  • University of Hong Kong (Junbo City Wang) 
  • SUNY Buffalo (visiting) (Zhongkui Wang) 
  • Winona State University (visiting) (Insun Yang)


  • East Carolina State University (Enping Mai)

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Honors & Leadership

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