March 13, 2018

Ram Pakath’s paper, “Business Social Media Analytics: Characterization and Conceptual Framework,” jointly authored with Clyde W. Holsapple and Shih-Hui-Hsiao, has been accepted for publication at Decision Support Systems.

March 06, 2018

Gatton College of Business and Economics senior finance majors Tyler May, Joseph Back and Joy Gilfillan brought home the grand prize at this year’s national stock pitch competition hosted recently by the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia. The competition brings students together with leaders from the investment community to showcase their skills in equity research and fundamental analysis, and to pitch stocks and get industry pros to evaluate them and give feedback on their work.

March 05, 2018

Will Gerken's article, co-authored with Steve Dimmock, entitled "How One Bad Employee Can Corrupt a Whole Team" was just published in the Harvard Business Review.

February 26, 2018

Joy Gilfillan, Joseph Back, and Tyler May, finance seniors from the Gatton College participated and won this years national stock pitch competition, hosted by the Terry Business College within the University of Georgia. The previous students participated within the Fall 2017, Finance 485 pitch competition, moving on to represent the class within the national competition which accepted submissions from over 40 private and public universities throughout the US.

February 20, 2018

Dr. Mark Liu, Associate Professor of Finance, has been invited as a guest editor of the Pacific-Basin Finance Journal’s special issue on Asian Risk Management.

February 19, 2018

Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation featured a post on Will Gerken's article

(co-authored with Stephen Dimmock, Zoran Ivkovich, and Scott Weisbenner) entitled "Capital Gains Lock-In and Governance Choices".

The blog post can be found here:

February 08, 2018

The CFA Research Challenge Team won the 10th Annual CFA Society Louisville Research Challenge held on February 7, 2018 against a field of local colleges such as University of Louisville and Indiana. The team consists of Gatton students: Joseph Back, Camden Booker, Tyler Harris and Kevin Short. The team was also assisted by industry mentor Jeff Thomison. The team will next compete at the CFA Americas (winning teams from other CFA chapters in North and South America) in Boston, MA on March 19-20, 2018.

January 29, 2018

Congratulations to Leo Li, David Rubenstein, Eric Winkler for passing Level I of the CFA exam. This exam is the first step in earning the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) credential, the most respected and recognized investment management designation in the world. This exam has only a 43% pass rate. All three students were awarded scholarships through Gatton to take the exam.

January 22, 2018

The Gatton College of Business and Economics is proud to announce the first University of Kentucky stock pitch competition in spring 2018. This event provides an opportunity for students to carry out creative, value-added research in stock investing and to obtain real-world insights about business. Special thanks to funding partners, Truist and the Institute for the Study of Free Enterprise, the competition is open to all students enrolled full-time in undergraduate or master’s-level programs at the University of Kentucky.

January 18, 2018

Leonce Bargeron presented “What is revealed when firms repurchase against short selling?” (with Alice Bonaime) at the 2018 American Finance Association meeting in Philadelphia.