Workshop Series: Jarrard Harford

14 December, 2012 - 10:30 to 12:00
Room 430 Joyce Ackroyd Building #37
Jarrad Harford, Marion B. Ingersoll Professor of Finance, Foster School of Business, University of Washington, US

Jarrad Harford is the Marion B. Ingersoll Professor of Finance at the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business. He received his PhD in Finance with a minor in Organizations and Markets from the University of Rochester. His primary research areas are mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and payout policy. He has consistently published work on these topics in the top finance journals. Some of his most highly-cited work is on corporate cash policy and on merger waves. He currently serves as a Managing Editor of the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis and as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Financial Economics and the Journal of Corporate Finance.

Professor Harford has won numerous awards for his teaching, and in 2011, Pearson-Prentice Hall published the second edition of an undergraduate finance textbook co-authored by him.

When Professor Harford is not in the office, he and his family enjoy traveling, hiking, and skiing.