Ivo Welch

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Ivo Welch
Born (1963-10-04) October 4, 1963 (age 50)
Schweinfurt, Germany
Residence US
Nationality American
German
Fields Economist
Institutions UCLA 2011-
Brown University 2004-2011
Yale University 2000-2005
UCLA 1989-2000
Alma mater University of Chicago, PhD 1991
University of Chicago, MBA 1988
Columbia University, BA 1985
Doctoral advisor Milton Harris (thesis advisor)
Known for Financial economics
Informational Cascades

Ivo Welch, is an American economist and finance academic. He is the J. Fred Weston Professor of Finance at UCLA Anderson.

His research has focused on financial economics and informational cascades.[1] Publications include articles in academic journals[2] and the popular press,[which?] in addition to a Corporate Finance textbook.[3][4] He was previously on the faculty of the Yale School of Management, and Brown University's economics department (Professor of Financial Economics).

Professor Welch is twice a recipient of the Michael Brennan Award. As of 2014, he ranks 50th by downloads on SSRN.[5] In 2006, he ranked 54th on the Web of Science list of "Most-Cited Scientists in Economics & Business";[6] in 2007, he ranked 57th.[7]

He completed his BA in computer science in 1985 at Columbia University and both his MBA (in 1989) and PhD (in 1991) in finance at the University of Chicago.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sushil Bikhchandani, David Hirshleifer & Ivo Welch (1992). "A Theory of Fads, Fashion, Custom, and Cultural Change as Informational Cascades". Journal of Political Economy 100 (5): 992–1026. doi:10.1086/261849. 
  2. ^ "Ivo Welch at IDEAS". IDEAS. Retrieved August 2013. 
  3. ^ Ivo Welch (October 6, 2008). Corporate Finance: An Introduction (United States ed.). Prentice Hall. p. 1128. ISBN 978-0321277992.  (Out of print.)
  4. ^ Welch, Ivo (2011). Corporate Finance (2nd ed.). Ivo Welch. ISBN 978-0984004959. 
  5. ^ SSRN Author Page
  6. ^ "Most-Cited Scientists in Economics & Business". Web of Science. 2006. 
  7. ^ "Most-Cited Scientists in Economics & Business". Web of Science. 2007. 
  8. ^ Amazon.com Editorial Reviews (2008). "About the Author (Ivo Welch)". Corporate Finance: An Introduction. Retrieved August 2013. 

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