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Jon A. Garfinkel

Jon A. Garfinkel Finance

Professor
Henry B. Tippie Research Fellow
319-335-0943
jon-garfinkel@uiowa.edu
S262  John Pappajohn Bus Bldg
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1994

Academic History

  • PhD in Finance, University of Florida, Gainesville, 1994
  • BA in Economics, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, 1988

Expertise

  • Corporate Financing Behavior
  • Corporate Investment Behavior
  • Divergent Investor Opinions
  • Insider trading

Awards

  • Best MBA Finance Teacher, May 2014
  • Executive MBA best teacher award, May 2014
  • Innovations in Teaching Award, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, May 2014
  • Best MBA Core Teacher of the Year, 2013
  • MBA Core Teacher of the year Award, 2013
  • Named Henry B. Tippie Research Fellow, 2013
  • Best MBA Core Teacher of the Year, 2012
  • Executive MBA Best Teacher Award, 2012
  • Best Paper, New Zealand Institute for the Study of Competition and Regulation, February 2012
  • Best MBA Finance Elective Teacher, 2011
  • Collegiate Teaching Award, Tippie College of Business, 2011
  • Executive MBA Best Teacher Award, 2011
  • Named Waugh Business Faculty Research Fellow, 2008
  • Dean's Recognition of Top Quartile ACE Evaluations , 2007
  • Dean's Teaching Award, 2005
  • Named Dana C. Ramundt Insurance Fellow, 2005

Selected Publications

Working Papers

          Current & Prior Positions

          • Professor, Department of Finance, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, August 2012 - Present
          • S. T. Lee Fellow, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand, June 2014 - August 2014
          • Associate Professor, Department of Finance, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, August 2006 - July 2012
          • Faculty Director, MBA Finance Academy, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, February 2011 - May 2012
          • Assistant Professor, Department of Finance, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, August 1999 - July 2006
          • Visiting Academic Fellow, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, August 1998 - August 1999
          • Assistant Professor, Loyola University Chicago, August 1994 - July 1998

          Review and Editorial Work

          • Referee, Financial Analysts Journal
          • Referee, Financial Management
          • Referee, Financial Review
          • Referee, International Review of Finance
          • Referee, Pacific Basin Finance Journal
          • Referee, Review of Accounting Studies
          • Referee, The Accounting Review
          • Referee, The Journal of Accounting and Economics
          • Referee, The Journal of Banking and Finance
          • Referee, The Journal of Corporate Finance
          • Referee, The Journal of Finance
          • Referee, The Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
          • Referee, The Journal of Financial Economics
          • Referee, The Journal of Financial Intermediation
          • Referee, The Journal of Money, Credit and Banking
          • Referee, The Review of Economics and Finance
          • Referee, The Review of Financial Studies
          • Referee, RGC Hong Kong Grant Agency, March 2010

          Professional Affiliations

          • Associate Editor, Financial Review
          • Associate Editor, The Financial Review, February 2013 - current
          • Other, A First Course in Corporate Finance, December 2007 - January 2008

          Presentations

          • Financial constraints and industry issuance activity, SAIF, Shanghai, China, March 2014
          • Long-run Performance and Investor Opinion Divergence, CUHK, Hong Kong, October 2013
          • The Effect of Asymmetric Information on Product Market Outcomes, CUHK, Hong Kong, October 2013
          • The Effect of Asymmetric Information on Product Market Outcomes, LMU Munich, Germany, September 2013
          • The Effect of Asymmetric Information on Product Market Outcomes, TCU, Fort Worth, TX, February 2013
          • The Effect of Asymmetric Information on Product Market Outcomes, Cal State Fullerton, Fullerton, CA, February 2013
          • The Effect of Asymmetric Information on Product Market Outcomes, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, January 2013
          • Financing Major Investments: Information about Capital Structure Decisions, FIRS, Financial Institutions Research Society, Minneapolis, MN, May 2012
          • The role of risk management in mergers and merger waves, Midwest Finance Association, MFA, Chicago, IL, March 2011
          • The influence of governance on investment: Evidence from a hazard model, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, December 2010
          • Houses, Banks and Financial Markets: Why the Crisis this Time?, Australasian Finance and Banking Conference, Sydney, Australia, December 2010
          • The role of risk management in mergers and merger waves, SUNY - Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, November 2010
          • The influence of governance on investment: Evidence from a hazard model, Financial Management Association, FMA, New York, NY, October 2010
          • The role of risk management in mergers and merger waves, Cal State Fullerton University, Fullerton, CA, April 2010
          • The role of risk management in mergers and merger waves, Financial Management Association, FMA, Reno, NV, October 2009
          • A Decade of Living Dangerously: The Causes and Consequences of the Mortgage and Financial Crises, Allied Social Science Association Meetings, American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association, San Francisco, CA, January 2009
          • Interactions between investment and financing, and their influence on firm value, Financial Management Association, Dallas, TX, October 2008
          • A Decade of Living Dangerously: The Causes and Consequences of the Mortgage and Financial Crises, Subprime Housing Crisis Symposium, Iowa City, IA, October 2008
          • Long-run Underperformance Following External Finance Issues?, American Finance Association, ASSA, New Orleans, January 2008
          • Long-run Underperformance Following External Finance Issues?, Aukland University, Massey University, Victoria University Wellington, June 2007
          • Long-run Underperformance Following External Finance?, Financial Management Assocation meetings, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake City, Utah, October 2006
          • Long-run Underperformance Following External Finance Issues?, Iowa State University Presentation, Ames, Iowa, April 2006
          • Long-run Underperformance Following External Finance Issues?, Florida International University presentation, Fort Lauderdale, FL, April 2006
          • Measuring Investors' Opinion Divergence, Financial Management Association meetings, October 2005
          • Are Bank Loans Special? Evidence on the Post-announcement performance of bank borrowers., SUNY - Binghamton, Binghamton, NY, December 2004
          • Volume, Opinion Divergence and Returns: A Study of Post - Earnings Announcement Drift, American Finance Association Meetings, ASSA, San Diego, CA, January 2004
          • Volume, Opinion Divergence and Returns: A Study of Post - Earnings Announcement Drift, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, November 2002
          • The Long-Run Performance of Firms Following Loan Announcements, Financial Management Association meetings, October 2002
          • The Long-Run Performance of Firms Following Loan Announcements, American Finance Association meetings, January 2002
          • Rational Markets, Divergent Investor Opinions and Post ? Earnings Announcement Drift, Financial Management Association meetings, October 2001
          • Market Structure and Trader Anonymity: An Analysis of Insider Trading, Invited Presentation at: Univ. of Iowa, Univ. of Minnesota, Univ. of Pittsburgh, Emory Univ., January 1999
          • Segmented Capital Markets, Financial Flexibility and Bank Value, Invited Presentation at: Univ. of Delaware, Federal Reserve Board, September 1998
          • The Cost of Market versus Regulatory Discipline in Banking, Southern Finance Association meetings, November 1996
          • Market Structure and Trader Anonymity: An Analysis of Insider Trading, Western Finance Association meetings, June 1996
          • New Evidence on the Effects of Federal Regulations on Insider Trading: The Insider Trading and Securities Fraud Enforcement Act (ITSFEA), Financial Management Association meetings, October 1994
          • The Effect of Lender Identity on a Borrowing Firm's Equity Return, American Finance Association meetings, January 1994
          • The Importance of Post-Event Insider Trading, Invited Presentation at: Univ. of New Hampshire, Purdue Univ., Loyola Univ. Chicago, Federal Reserve Board, January 1994
          • Insider Trading and Executive Compensation, Financial Management Assocation meetings, October 1993
          • IPO Underpricing, Insider Selling and Subsequent Equity Offerings: Is Underpricing a Signal of Quality?", Financial Management Association meetings, October 1991

          Committees and Professional Service

          • Computing and Learning Technologies
          • Financial Management Association Rvw Comm
          • Henry Fund Application Review Committee
          • MBA Core Committee
          • MBA program committee
          • President & Provost Award nomination
          • Recruiting
          • SFS Cavalcade Review Committee
          • Standards 4 Success
          • Tippie Advance Weekend
          • School of Management Innovation Task Force, 2013-current
          • Seminar Series, 2013-current
          • President's "Kitchen" Cabinet, 2013-current
          • Midwest Finance Association, 2012-current
          • Kline Capital Group, Clean Tech Fund Advisory Board, 2009-current
          • FRIC (Funded Retirement and Insurance Committee), 2007-current
          • Provost Review Committee, 2013-2014
          • Annual Review of Lecturer Heidi Dybevik, 2014
          • Collegiate Teaching Award Committee, 2013
          • Online Pedagogy Forum, 2013
          • Search Committee for Dean of Tippie College of Business, 2011-2012
          • Search Committee for Director of Executive MBA Programs, 2011
          • Faculty Senate, 2008-2011
          • Faculty Senate Officer (Secretary), 2010-2011
          • Corporate Finance Track Chair Midwest Finance Association Meetings, 2010-2011
          • Elected Faculty Council, 2007-2009
          • Outcomes Assessment Planning, 2006-2007
          • Outcomes Assessment, 2006
          • Ph.D. comprehensive exam, 2001-2002
          • Ph.D. admissions, 2001

          Additional Training

          • NTITLE, 2000