Burton Hollifield

PNC Professor of Finance
Professor of Financial Economics
Head, Undergraduate Business Administration Program

PHONE

412-268-6505

OFFICE

GSIA - Tepper School of Business - Room 141

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Finance

EDUCATION

Carnegie Mellon - Ph D - 1992
Queen's University at Kingston - MA - 1987
University of Calgary - BA - 1984

TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

Market microstructure, asset pricing, financial intermediation, empirical methods

PUBLICATIONS

  • Disagreement, Speculation, and Aggregate Investment

    (author(s): Emilio Osambela, Burton Hollifield, Steven Baker) Journal of Financial Economics 119(1), 2016; 210–225

  • How Subprime Borrowers and Mortgage Brokers Shared the Pie

    (author(s): Antje Berndt, Burton Hollifield, Patrik Sandas) Real Estate Economics

  • Comments on Robustly Optimal Monetary Policy in a Microfounded Model

    Journal of Monetary Economics

  • Comments on 'Did the Federal Reserve's MBS Purchase Program Lower Mortgage Rates?

    Journal of Monetary Economics 58(5), 515-517

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WORKING PAPERS

  • 'Bond Pricing, Habits, and a Simple Policy Rule,'

    (author(s): Michael Gallmeyer, Burton Hollifield, Francisco Palomino, Stanley Zin)

  • 'Demand Discovery and Asset Pricing,'

    (author(s): Burton Hollifield, Duane Seppi, Michael Gallmeyer)

  • 'Financial leverage and the leverage effect: A market and firm analysis,'

    (author(s): Cevdet Aydemir, Michael Gallmeyer, Burton Hollifield)

  • Identifying Muni Underwriting Costs: Auctions versus Negotiations

    (author(s): Burton Hollifield, Norman Schurhoff, Dario Cestau)

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AWARDS AND HONORS

  • Journal of Empirical Finance - Best Paper Award, 2013 Auckland Finance Meeting (2013)

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • UBA, Faculty Head, I am the academic head of the UBA. - deal with curricular and co-curricular issues - deal with staff issues -budgeting an admin. day-to-day activities (2015 - )
  • Undergraduate Business Administration, Committee Chair, Faculty Head, Running the BEAC committee meetings (2014 - )
  • Faculty Advisor, Undergraduate Finance Advisor, Help undergraduates with course selection, approve courses for the Finance track, and so on. (2007 - )
  • Undergraduate Curriculum Review, Co-chair, Co-chaired committee to review Undergraduate Economics and Business Programs (2013 - 2015)
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PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Committee Member, American Finance Association, Nominations committee (August 2015 -)
  • Conference Paper Reviewer, Utah Finance Conference, Program committee (November 2013 -)
  • Conference Paper Reviewer, Western Finance Association, Program committee (January 2012 -)
  • Advisory Board Member, Carnegie Rochester Conference on Public Policy (April 2011 -)
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COURSES TAUGHT

  • Finance II (45820)
    2016 Mini 3 Section: A, B
    2015 Mini 3 Section: A, B
    2014 Mini 1 Section: A, E, M
    2014 Mini 3 Section: A, B, E
    2013 Mini 1 Section: A
    2013 Mini 3 Section: A, B
    2012 Mini 1 Section: A, E
  • Finance Ii (45820)
    2015 Mini 1 Section: A, E, M
  • Seminar in Finance I (47721)
    2013 Mini 3 Section: A
    2012 Mini 3 Section: A
  • Finance II (45810)
    2012 Mini 3 Section: A, B
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Burton Hollifield