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Douglas R. Emery

Douglas R. Emery

Professor of Finance and Bank of America Scholar

(305) 284-4430
Jenkins 517B

Research Interests

  • Theory and application of financial decision models
  • Liabilities management
  • Capital structure
  • Capital investment

Selected Publications

"Who Moves Markets in a Sudden Market-Wide Crisis? Evidence from Nine-Eleven” (with Burch and Fuerst) Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 51, no. 2 (April 2016), 463-487.

“Pioneers in Finance: An Interview with Stewart C. Myers, Robert C. Merton (1970) Professor of Financial Economics, MIT” Journal of Applied Finance, 23, no. 1 (2013), 6-14.

"Are the Wall Street Analyst Rankings Popularity Contests?" (with Li) Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis Vol. 44, No. 2, April 2009, 411-437.

"A Closer Look at Black-Scholes Option Thetas" (with Guo and Su) Journal of Economics and Finance Vol. 32, No. 1, January 2008, 59-74.

"The Value of Corporate Control and the Comparable Company Method of Valuation," (with Finnerty) Financial Management, Vol. 33, No. 1, Spring 2004, 91-99.

Other work published in a wide variety of journals, including: Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Marketing Research, Organizational Behavior and Human Performance, Psychometrika

Coauthor of seven books, including: Corporate Financial Management, 4th Edition (2011) Wohl Publishing (with Finnerty and Stowe), Debt Management, Harvard Business School Press (with Finnerty)

Teaching and Professional Experience

  • Previously held faculty positions, University of Calgary, Purdue University, University of Missouri–Columbia, Binghamton University (SUNY)
  • Editor, Financial Management
  • Advisory Editor, The Financial Review
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Financial Research, Decision Sciences, FMA Online, The Financial Review, Financial Practice and Education
  • President, Financial Management Association
  • President, Eastern Finance Association
  • President, Southern Finance Association
  • V. P. for Annual Program, Financial Management Association
  • V. P. for Annual Program, Southern Finance Association


  • Ph.D., University of Kansas
  • MBA, University of Kansas
  • B.S., Baker University


  • Corporate finance

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