John Elder

Professor, Finance and Real Estate, Academic Department
Rockwell Hall, Rm. 311
(970) 491-2952
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John Elder is Professor of Finance at Colorado State University.  I have published more than 30 articles in academic journals, including Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, and Journal of Business and Economic Statistics. My research has been cited by the U.S. Congress (Joint Economic Committee), practitioners (Institutional Shareholder Services), popular textbooks and media outets (such as NPR).  Additional information on my research can be found at Google scholar

I have served as an associate editor at the Journal of Financial Research and on the Board of Editors for the Journal of Economics and Finance and Empirical Economics. I received my Ph.D. from the University of Virginia and also hold two professional designations, the CFA charter and FRM designation. I have special interests in socially responsible investing and have considerable professional experience as a consultant with investment managers.