Faculty Directory

Jeffrey Pontiff

Professor and James F. Cleary '50, DBA H '93 Chair in Finance




Professor Pontiff has teaching and research interests in the area of corporate finance and capital markets. His research has been published in journals such as the Journal of FinanceJournal of Financial EconomicsAmerican Economic ReviewQuarterly Journal of EconomicsReview of Financial Studies, and the Rand Journal. His papers have won numerous awards including both the Jensen Prize (first place), Amundi Smith Breeden Prize (first place), and the Sharpe Award (first place). He has held research or teaching positions at University of Washington, UCLA, Emory, Harvard Business School, National University of Singapore, ESCP-Europe, EPFL, Northeastern, and the Institute for Financial Research (Stockholm).

He is a Vice President at the Financial Management Association International, an associate editor at the Journal of Financial and Quantitative AnalysisFinancial Management, and the Journal of Wine Economics. In the past, he has served as the executive editor at the Review of Asset Pricing Studies, and an associate editor at the Review of Financial Studies and Management Science. He is a co-founder and past president of the Financial Research Association, and a past director for the Western Finance Association.