Finance (FIN)

Provides rigorous development at the highest levels of theoretical and empirical research in financial theory and practice, exploring topics within asset pricing, market microstructure, risk management, etc. Please note that this area of specialization requires their doctoral students to complete the graduate-level microeconomics sequence and econometrics sequence at UMD’s Department of Economics. Applicants should have completed the equivalent of three semesters of calculus, a semester of linear algebra, and a semester in differential equations.

FIN Faculty Coordinator: Mark Loewenstein



Shuaiqi Li

London School of Economics

Jingming Xue

Southern Methodist University

Stefano Collina

Cornerstone Research, Washington D.C.

Bo Hu

George Mason University

Donald Bowen

Lehigh University

Wen Chen

Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzen

Xiaoyuan Hu

Cornerstone Research, San Francisco

Anne Duquerroy

Bank of Paris

Danmo Lin

University of Warwick

Austin Starkweather

Cornerstone Research, Washington, D.C.

Kyung Hun Bae

UNIST, Korea

Benjamin Munyan

Vanderbilt University

Jeongmin Lee

Washington University in St. Louis

Wei Li

Johns Hopkins University

Anshuman Sinha

World Bank

Nitin Kumar

Indian School of Business

Onur Tosun

Cardiff University

Su Li

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Katie Moon

Colorado University, Boulder

Michael Padhi

University of Maryland

Matthew Kozora

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Tugkan Tuzun

Federal Reserve Board of Governors

Yue Xiao

Federal Reserve Bank, San Francisco

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