“Highly regarded by our peers, the finance major in the
Management PhD program is distinguished by its emphasis
on relevance and academic rigor. We provide our PhD students
with in-depth and individualized training to prepare them to
become productive scholars and excellent teachers.”
Kee H. Chung, PhD
Louis M. Jacobs Professor of Financial Planning and Control
The finance major in the Management PhD program provides you with effective and efficient education and training that will enable you to successfully pursue academic or professional careers associated with the financial management of corporations and financial institutions.
Using the economics of uncertainty as applied to financial decisions and a wide range of statistical tools, researchers in finance study three basic areas:
You will work with finance faculty members who are committed scholars, nationally known for their research achievements. They are actively engaged with their students, often working jointly with them on various research projects. In addition, our faculty:
The Academy of Management Journal ranks our faculty as among the most productive, nationwide, in the creation of real-world research. Faculty research interests in finance include:
Our finance graduates accept positions at major universities throughout the U.S. and the world, as well as at leading consulting and research firms. Our placements include:
For more information about the particular research efforts of our finance faculty, visit our faculty profiles. If you wish to speak to a faculty member directly, contact Cristian Tiu, PhD, associate professor of finance and managerial economics.
For degree requirements, consult the PhD handbook.
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School of Management
University at Buffalo
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Buffalo, NY 14260-4010