Robert Whitelaw


New York University Stern School of Business


Edward C. Johnson 3D Professor of Entrepreneurial Finance & Chair of the Finance Department at New York University Stern School of Business, where he teaches investments and capital markets in the MBA and undergraduate programs. He won the Professor of the Year Award in the undergraduate college for 2007-08. His research has received awards from organizations including Goldman Sachs Asset Management and the Chicago Quantitative Alliance.

Recent published work includes a critique of long-horizon stock return predictability results and a study of the association between short sales restrictions in the stock market and put-call parity violations in the equity options market. He is Research Associate in the Asset Pricing Program of the NBER and a former Associate Editor of theReview of Financial Studies and the Journal of Finance. Robert earned his B.S., Mathematics, at MIT and Ph.D., Finance, at Stanford University