Ph.D. – Finance

Coordinator: Joseph Golec
The UConn Finance Department has a wide range of scholars publishing regularly in some of the top academic journals. The department is highly rated in Real Estate and Insurance specialties. The Real Estate group is ranked 6th, and the Insurance group is ranked 12th in US News and World Report’s 2010 rankings.

The Ph.D. Program in Finance prepares students to conduct state-of-the-art research and to take faculty positions in business schools at leading universities. The program emphasizes: (1) student/faculty interaction; (2) flexibility in designing a program to meet individual needs; and (3) timely completion of the degree.

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The Department of Finance allows doctoral students to specialize their skills in corporate or business finance, financial management in government and not-for-profit organizations, financial planning, investments, banking, insurance, real estate, public accounting and health systems.

The Finance faculty have a wide range of research interests including but limited to; market microstructure, corporate governance, real options, risk management, financial intermediation, IPO’s, event studies in finance and real estate, market frictions and asset pricing, house price indices, office markets, real estate market analysis, capital structure, dividend policy, mutual funds, and healthcare finance.

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