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Timothy R. Burch

Timothy R. Burch

Associate Professor, Finance

(305) 284-1509
Jenkins 517A

Research Interests

  • Bubbles
  • Firm Scope
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Investment banking
  • Market efficiency

Selected Publications

“Who Moves Markets in a Sudden Market-Wide Crisis? Evidence from Nine-Eleven,” (with Douglas Emery and Michael Fuerst), 2016, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis 51 (463-487).

“A Practical Anti-Bubble Perscription,” (with Sandro Andrade and Jiangze Bian), 2013, The Economists' Voice 9 (1).

"Analyst Coverage, Information, and Bubbles,” (with Sandro Andrade and Jiangze Bian), 2013, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis 48 (1573-1605).

“Taking Stock or Cashing In? Shareholder Style Preferences, Premiums and the Method of Payment,” (with Vikram Nanda and Sabatino Silveri), 2012, The Journal of Empirical Finance 19 (558-582).

“Do Institutions Perfer High Value Acquirers? An Analysis of Trading in Stock-Financed Mergers,” (with Vikram and Sabatino). 2012, Journal of Financial Research (211-241).

“Does it Pay to be Loyal? An Empirical Analysis of Underwriting Relationships and Fees,” (with Vikram Nanda and Vincent Warther), 2005, Journal of Financial Economics 77 (673-699).

“What’s in a Name? Hotelling’s Valuation Principle and Business School Namings,” (with Vikram Nanda), 2005, The Journal of Business 78 (1111-1135, lead article).

“Is Acquiring-Firm Shareholder Approval in Stock-for-Stock Mergers Perfunctory?” (with Angela Morgan and Jack Wolf), 2004, Financial Management 33 (45-69).

“Do Firms Time Equity Offerings? Evidence from the 1930s and 1940s,” (with William Christie and Vikram Nanda), 2004, Financial Management 33 (5-23, lead article).

“What Can 'Nine-Eleven' Tell Us about Closed-End Fund Discounts and Investor Sentiment?,” (with Douglas Emery and Michael Fuerst). 2003, Journal of Financial Research 38 (515-529).

“Divisional Diversity and the Conglomerate Discount: The Evidence from Spinoffs,” (with Vikram Nanda), 2003, Journal of Financial Economics 70 (69-98).

“Locking Out Rival Bidders: The Use of Lockup Options in Corporate Mergers,” 2001, Journal of Financial Economics 60, 103-141.

Teaching and Professional Experience

  • Academic Director, Master of Science in Finance (on-campus program)
  • Dissertation Chair (Ryan Bubley)
  • Corporate Finance and Investments (Undergraduate and MBA levels, on-campus and online)
  • Member of American Finance Association, Financial Management Association, Southern Finance Association, Western Finance Association


  • Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1997
  • B.S.B.A., University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1989
  • Certificate, Actuarial Science, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1989

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