W Brian Barrett

Assoc. Professor

(305) 284-1862
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1983Ph.D. Finance, Georgia Institute of Technology
1980M.S. Master of Science in Industrial Management, Georgia Institute of Technology
1978B.A. Economics, University of Michigan

Professional Experience

2007 - Co-director, Bermont Carlin Scholars Program, Miami Herbert Business School
2012 - Co-director, CAT-5 Student Managed Investment Fund, Miami Herbert Business School
2014 - 2018Director, Online MS in Finance, Miami Herbert Business School
1990 - Associate Professor, Finance, Miami Herbert Business School
1983 - 1990Assistant Professor, Finance, University of Miami School of Business Administration

Honors & Acknowledgements

University of Miami School of Business Administration Excellence in Teaching Award, 2008, 2014

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Term structure modeling; and bond portfolio management


Barrett, W. Brian, Pearce, Alan and Helein, Charles “Sales and Use Taxes and Interstate Internet Transactions: A Comprehensive Overview,” (BNA Insights, Bloomberg Publications. May-June 2012).

Andrade, Sandro C., and W. Brian Barrett “Can broker–dealer client surveys provide signals for debt investing?” 1170-1178Vol. 35, No. 5 (Journal of Banking and Finance. May 2011).

Alan Pearce and W. Brian Barrett “The Economic Impact of Free Conference Calling Services,” pp. 202-228Vol. 19, No. 2 (Media Law and Policy. ).

W. Brian Barrett, Celine Moreno, Thomas B. Sanders “The Movement of Wealth,” pp. 30-41Vol. 10, No. 4, Spring 2008 (The Journal of Wealth Management. 2008).

W. Brian Barrett, Ricardo J. Rodriguez, and Thomas B. Sanders “Fairness of Bank Rules for Compensating Balances,” pp. 44-47May/June 2007 (Commercial Lending Review. May/June 2007).

W. Brian Barrett and Thomas B. Sanders “Adrift No More: The Disappearance of the Drift Factor in the New U.S. Dollar Index Contract,” pp. 36-41Vol. 8 No. 6 (Journal of Indexes. 2006).

W. Brian Barrett, Thomas F. Gosnell, and Andrea J. Heuson “Term Structure Factor Shifts and Economic News,” pp. 81-94Vol. 60, No,. 5 (Financial Analysts Journal. Sep/Oct 2004).

W. Brian Barrett and Thomas B. Sanders "The Drift Factor in Pricing Futures Contracts: A New Look," pp. 579-598Vol. 22, No. 6 (The Journal of Futures Markets. 2002).

Sanders, Thomas B., W. Brian Barrett, and Michael Palmer “A Model for Determining Mispricing of Sovereign Risk Loans,” Vol. 11, No 2 (Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money. April 2001).