John Elder is Professor of Finance and 1st Bank Faculty Fellow. He received his B.A. from Rutgers University and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Virginia. His research interests include the role of monetary policy in empirical asset pricing, energy price volatility and financial econometrics. He has also published articles in corporate finance, corporate governance, market microstructure and macroeconomics.
John has published about 30 articles in prominent academic journals, including Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics. His research has been cited by academics, the U.S. Congress (Joint Economic Committee), practitioners (Institutional Shareholder Services) and popular textbooks. He is the recipient of several research awards and is also very grateful for having been nominated by students for several teaching awards. He serves as an associate editor at the Journal of Financial Research and on the Board of Editors for the Journal of Economics and Finance. He also holds two professional designations, the CFA charter and FRM designation, and has considerable professional experience as a consultant with investment managers on processes related portfolio management and interpreting macroeconomic data.