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Gwendolyn Webb

Professor of Finance

Professor of Finance

Gwendolyn.Webb@baruch.cuny.edu


Education:

AB Wheaton College Economics 1969
MA University of Pennsylvania Economics 1971
MBA New York University Finance 1975
PhD New York University Finance 1988

Areas of Expertise:

Risk Management, Corporate Finance, Unbiased Measures of Market Return; Market Measures of Trading Volume and Volatility, Especially During and Around Systemic Shocks

Selected Publications:

"Removing Biases in Computed Returns:  An Analysis of Bias in Equally-Weighted Return Indexes of REITs" with Larry Fisher and Daniel Weaver.  International Real Estate Review, 2012, 15(1), 43-71.

"Removing Biases in Computed Returns" with Larry Fisher and Daniel Weaver. The Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 2010, 35(2), 137-161.

"The Performance of Stocks that Are Reverse Split" with Terrence Martell. The Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting. April 2008, Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 253-279.

"Evidence and Implications of Increases in Trading Volume Around Exchange Listings" (with Kishore Tandon). Financial Review, 37: 21-44, 2001.

"Evidence of Managerial Timing: The Case of Exchange Listings." Journal of Financial Research, 22 (3): 247-63, Fall 1999.

"Options, Short Sales and Market Completeness" (with S. Figlewski). Journal of Finance, 48 (2): 761-77, June l993.

Academic Activities:

Academic Director, Executive MS in Finance Program, 2013-present

Conference Presentations

  • Eastern Finance Association Annual Meeting, 2010, 2011, 2013
  • Southwestern Finance Association, 2013
  • Southern Finance Association Annual Meetings, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
  • Midwest Finance Association Annual Meetings, 1997, 1998, 2006, 2009
  • Asian Real Estate Society Annual Meetings, 2007, 2008
  • Financial Management Association Annual Meetings, 1991, 1992, 1995, 1998
  • The Multinational Finance Association Meeting, 1996
  • The Western Finance Association Annual Meeting, 1990

Professional Activities:

Referee, Financial Review, Journal of Derivatives, National Science Foundation, Journal of Financial Research, International Review of Financial Analysis, Multinational Finance Journal, Quarterly Journal of Business and Economics.

Awards, Honors, etc.:

Zicklin School of Business Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2009.

Zicklin Fellow on Economics and Finance, 1998-99.

Dissertation Fellowship, New York University.

Elected to Beta Gamma Sigma.

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