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Gwendolyn Webb, PhD, is Professor in the Bert W. Wasserman Department of Economics and Finance and the Executive Director, Executive Programs, at the Zicklin School of Business. She is responsible for developing custom degree and non-degree programs designed to meet the educational needs of corporate executives, and she serves as the Academic Director of the Executive MS in Finance program. She also designed and developed Zicklin’s MS in Financial Risk Management degree program. Dr. Webb teaches corporate finance and financial risk management courses in the Zicklin School’s undergraduate, MBA, and domestic and international executive programs. Her research interests focus on empirical tests of the effects of corporate actions, the role of derivatives in enhancing market efficiency, and exchange listings. Her work has been published in the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Derivatives, the Journal of Banking and Finance, the Financial Review, The Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, and the Journal of Applied Finance, among others. Webb earned an MA in economics from the University of Pennsylvania and MBA, MPhil, and PhD degrees from New York University. Previously, she worked as a senior economist for Texaco Inc. and as a consultant in management education for International Paper.
Yu, S., & Webb, G. P. (in press). The Information Content of Dividend Initiation Announcements: The Case of Information Technology Firms. To appear in Managerial Finance.
Yu, S., & Webb, G. P. (2017). Market Adaptation to Regulation Fair Disclosure: The Use of Industry Information to Enhance the Informational Environment. To appear in Journal of Economics and Business, 89, 1-12. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0148619516300625 2
Yu, S., & Webb, G. P. (2016). Can Fundamental Factors Enhance the Performance of Traditional Momentum Strategies? Journal of Investment Management, 14(4), 16. https://www.joim.com/can-fundamental-factors-enhance-the-performance-of-traditionalmomentum-strategies/
Yu, S., Webb, G. P., & Tandon, K. (2015). What Happens When a Stock Is Added to the Nasdaq-100 Index? What Doesn’t Happen? Managerial Finance, 41(5).
Fisher, L., Weaver, D. G., & Webb, G. P. (2012). Removing Biases in Computed Returns: An Analysis of Bias in Equally-Weighted Return Indexes of REITs. International Real Estate Review, 15(1), 43-71.
Yu, S., Tandon, K., & Webb, G. P. (2010). The Effects of Options Introduction on Analyst Coverage and Earnings’ Estimates. The American Economist, LV(2), 46-66.
Fisher, L., Weaver, D. G., & Webb, G. P. (2010). Removing Biases in Computed Returns. The Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 35(2), 137-161.
Yu, S., Lord, R., & Webb, G. P. (2010). The Hot-Growth Companies: How Well Do Analysts Predict Their Performance? Journal of Economics and Business, 62(3), 195-219.
Tandon, K., Yu, S., & Webb, G. P. (2010). Options Introduction and Secondary Equity Offerings. Journal of Applied Finance, 20(1), 93-109.
Yu, S., & Webb, G. P. (2009). The Effects of ETF Splits on Returns, Liquidity, and Individual Investors. Managerial Finance, 35(9), 754-771.
Martell, T. F., & Webb, G. P. (2008). The Performance of Stocks That Are Reverse Split. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 30(3), 253-279.
Chern, K., Tandon, K., Yu, S., & Webb, G. P. (2008). The Information Content of Stock Split Announcements: Do Options Matter? Journal of Banking and Finance, 32(6), 930-946.
Tandon, K., & Webb, G. P. (2001). Evidence and Implications of Increases in Trading Volume around Exchange Listings. Financial Review, 36(2), 21-44.
Freund, S., & Webb, G. P. (1999). Recent Growth in Nasdaq Trading Volume and Its Relation to Market Volatility. The Journal of Financial Research, 22(4), 489-501.
Martell, T. F., Rodriquez, Jr., L., & Webb, G. P. (1999). The Impact of Listing Latin American ADRs on the Risks and Returns of the Underlying Shares. Global Finance Journal, 10(2), 147-160.
Webb, G. P. (1999). Evidence of Managerial Timing: The Case of Exchange Listings. The Journal of Financial Research, 22(3), 247-263.
Freund, S., McCann, P., & Webb, G. P. (1994). A Regression Analysis of the Effects of Option Introduction on Stock Variances. The Journal of Derivatives, 1(3), 25-38.
Figlewski, S., & Webb, G. P. (1993). Options, Short Sales and Market Completeness. The Journal of Finance, 48(2), 761-777.
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.