Finance

The Department of Finance assesses real-time financial market data, news and analytics to produce quality research.

Our work is published in top-tier finance journals including the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Financial Studies and the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.

Tracie Woidtke on Shareholder Activism

Tracie Woidtke is looking into the effects of communication among shareholders and increased activism with the goal of determining whether low-cost mechanisms can influence a company to act in shareholders’ best interests.


Our Research

Our Faculty

From CEO compensation to investor activism, home ownership and angel investors, our faculty research investigates the nexus of finance theory and everyday life.

Our Faculty

Haslam Summer Scholars Research Awards Surpass the $1M Funding Mark

The program has supported the research of dozens of faculty members in its five years.

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