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 338

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

  • 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

See More

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)

  • Computing optimal portfolios: Utility meets robustness

    (author(s): Burton Hollifield, Nan Xiong)

See More

AWARDS AND HONORS

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

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • Undergraduate Curriculum Review, Co-chair, Co-chaired committee to review Undergraduate Economics and Business Programs, (2013 - )
  • MEAC, Committee Member, (2012 - )
  • Academic director, AWEMBA, organize teaching, curriculum, admit students, and help out with markeing/decision making for joint Tepper/HEC Lausanne executive master degree in asset and wealth management, (2009 - )
  • Faculty Advisor, Undergraduate Finance Advisor, Help undergraduates with course selection, approve courses for the Finance track, and so on., (2007 - )
See More

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Ad Hoc Reviewer, Utah Finance Conference3, Program committee (November 2013 -)
  • Advisor Board Member, Carnegie Rochester Conference on Public Policy (April 2011 -)
  • Journal Editor, Review of Finance (January 2011 -)
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Financial Intermediation (January 2005 -)
See More

COURSES TAUGHT

  • Finance II (45820)
    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
  • Seminar in Finance I (47721)
    2013 Mini 3 Section: A
    2012 Mini 3 Section: A
  • Finance II (45810)
    2012 Mini 3 Section: A, B
  • Applied Corporate Finance (45812)
    2011 Mini 1 Section: A, E
See More
Burton Hollifield