John Elder

Professor, Finance and Real Estate Department
Rockwell Hall, Rm. 311
(970) 491-2952
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John Elder is Professor of Finance. He received 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, with secondary interests in corporate finance, corporate governance, market microstructure and macroeconomics.

John has 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. His research has been cited by academics, the U.S. Congress (Joint Economic Committee), practitioners (Institutional Shareholder Services), popular textbooks and media outets (such as NPR).  He has 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. He also holds two professional designations, the CFA charter and FRM designation, and has considerable professional experience as a consultant with investment managers.