In 2000, Charles Trzcinka, PhD joined the faculty of
Dr. Trzcinka’s research interests are primarily focused on financial markets. His work entails empirical investigations of asset pricing, the measurement of risk, and the management of investment institutions. He has published this work in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, and Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. His recent work focuses on transactions costs, performance of mutual funds, and the performance of money-management firms. In 1995, his work on transactions costs won the “Best of the Best” award from the Financial Management Association. He is an associate editor of the Journal of Corporate Finance.
His monographs and articles dealing with mutual funds and institutional money management have received widespread attention in the national press (e.g. Business Week, New York Times, Washington Post, Money Magazine) and is the author of the Forbes Stock Market Course, a well-known guide for individual investors. In 1998, he testified before the Finance Subcommittee of the House Commerce Committee on the subject of mutual fund competition.
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