Hilla Skiba is Department Chair and Professor in the Department of Finance and Real Estate at Colorado State University. She received her Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Kansas. Prior to joining Colorado State University in 2015 she was Assistant Professor of Finance and Macdonald Family Faculty Fellow of Finance at University of Wyoming.
Hilla teaches courses in real estate, investments, and international finance with behavioral finance applications.
Her research interests are mainly in the areas of investments, international finance, institutional investors, and real estate finance. Specifically, her recent work deals with cultural influences on financial decision-making, underdiversification and performance, and the behavior of real estate market participants. Hilla’s work has been published or is forthcoming in such journals as the Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Real Estate Research, and Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics. Her research has earned several awards including the best paper award at the Asian Finance Association meetings.