Timothy Russell Burch

Assoc. Professor

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1997Ph.D. Finance, University of Michigan
1989B.S.B.A. Finance, University of Florida
1989Certificate Actuarial Science, University of Florida

Professional Experience

2014 - Academic Director, Master of Science in Finance, Miami Herbert Business School
2004 - Associate Professor, Finance, Miami Herbert Business School
1997 - 2004Assistant Professor, Finance, University of Miami School of Business Administration
2004 - 2008Member, Board of Trustees, Ashport Mutual Funds
2004 - 2008Member, Audit Committee, Ashport Mutual Funds
1990 - 1992Actuarial Analyst, Alexander & Alexander Consulting Group

Honors & Acknowledgements

Excellence in Research Award, University of Miami, 2003, 2004
James W. McLamore Summer Research Award, 1998, 2002
School of Business Summer Research Award, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2006, 2008, 2009
Provost Summer Research Award, 2012, 2013, 2015

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Asset price bubbles; mergers and acquisitions; mutual funds; firm scope; and investment banking


With Douglas Emery and Michael Fuerst Who moves markets in a sudden market-wide crisis? Evidence from nine-eleven 463-487 (51 Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. April 2016).

With Sandro Andrade and Jiangze Bian Analyst coverage, information, and bubbles 1573-1605 (48 Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. October 2013).

With Sandro Andrade and Jiangze Bian A practical anti-bubble prescription (9 The Economists’ Voice. 2012).

SUMMARY: edited opinion column

With Vikram Nanda and Sabatino Silveri Taking stock of cashing in? Shareholder style preferences, premiums and the method of payment 558- 582 (19 Journal of Empirical Finance . September 2012).

With Vikram Nanda and Sabatino Silveri Do institutions prefer high value acquirers? An analysis of trading in stock-financed acquisitions 211- 241 (35 Journal of Financial Research. Summer 2012).

With Vikram Nanda and Vincent Warther Does it pay to be loyal? An empirical analysis of underwriting relationships and fees 673-699 (77:3 Journal of Financial Economics. September 2005).

With Angela Morgan and Jack Wolf Is acquiring-firm shareholder approval in stock-for-stock mergers perfunctory? 45-69 (33 Financial Management. Winter 2004).

With Vikram Nanda What’s in a name? Hotelling’s valuation principle and business school namings 1111-1135 (78:4 The Journal of Business. July 2005).

SUMMARY: Lead Article

With William Christie and Vikram Nanda Do firms time equity offerings? Evidence from the 1930s and 1940s 5-23 (33 Financial Management. Spring 2004).

SUMMARY: Lead Article

With Larry Fauver The pricing of U.S. IPOs by seasoned foreign firms 345-362 (12:4 Review of Financial Economics. 2003).

With Douglas Emery and Michael Fuerst What can ‘nine-eleven’ tell us about closed-end fund discounts and investor sentiment? 515-529 (38:4 The Financial Review. November 2003).

With Vikram Nanda 69-98 (70:1 Journal of Financial Economics. October 2003).

Locking out rival bidders: The use of lockup options in corporate mergers 39-41 (60 Journal of Financial Economics. April 2001).

SUMMARY: [Abstracted in The CFA Digest 31:4, 11/2001].