The Finance Department at Ross is one of the world's leading research
groups in financial economics. We have maintained its leadership by
recruiting top scholars and graduate students and by fostering a
research culture that encourages collaboration and cross-disciplinary
work. We also provide material support for research through
beyond the usual summer support that allow faculty to reduce their
teaching responsibilities and work on resource intensive research
projects. The result has been innovative work that cuts across
boundaries within finance and between business disciplines.
The research culture of our area has also had an enormous impact on our
graduate students as they become part of it from the time of
their arrival at Ross. The collaborative atmosphere has resulted in
several joint papers with faculty and with other graduate students. Many
of these papers have been published in top journals.
Our faculty have been leading contributors to the field of Finance.
During the last three decades, we have been consistently ranked as one
to the top finance journals.
Many recent examples of our cross disciplinary work, collaborative
atmosphere, and productivity can be found in our
While we seek to make fundamental contributions to finance, our research
also has significant implications for finance and business