Professor Bart Taub
- Professor in Finance (Economics)
Bart Taub joined the University of Glasgow in 2013 as Professor of Financial Economics within the Adam Smith Business School. He received his B.A. from the University of Michigan and his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. His recent academic appointments include the University of Illinois and the University of Durham, with visiting appointments at the University of Chicago, New York University, the Higher School of Economics, and the European University Institute. He has published articles on monetary economics, growth theory, trade theory, the behavior of firms and the functioning of stock markets, with a primary focus on how commitment and communication influence outcomes.
Bart Taub is a member of the Finance research cluster.
Areas of expertise:
- Financial market microstructure
- Fernand Braudel Fellowship, "On The Interaction of Commitment and Communication Constraints in the Dynamic Behaviour of the Distribution of Wealth," European University Institute, Florence, 2020-2021;
- National Science Foundation Research Grant, “Cladistic Asset Pricing,” SES-0317700, 2003–2007 (with Dan Bernhardt);
- Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship: “Contracts as a Means of Producing Information in Society,” 1995-96;
- National Science Foundation Research Grant: “Strategic Information Manipulation as a Model of Assets and Aggregate Fluctuations,” 1992-94;
- National Science Foundation Research Grant: “Integrative Noise and Fixed-Point Methods as Solutions Techniques for General Linear- Quadratic Models of Endogenous Information,” 1988-90;
- Earhart Fellowship Research Grant: “Capital and Interest in a Money-Shock Model of the Business Cycle,” 1988;
- Earhart Fellowship 1977-1979: Hillman Fund Scholarship, 1979.
- Chen, Yixuan
Evaluating the Risk Premium using the Put-Call Ratio.
- MSc Financial Market Microstructure
- MA and MSc Corporate finance
- UG Intermediate macroeconomics
- Macroeconomic policy (UG)
- PhD Core graduate macroeconomics II
- PhD Advanced monetary theory
- PhD Dynamics I (deterministic continuous-time control and growth theory)
- PhD Dynamics II (continuous time stochastic control and discrete dynamic programming and frequency domain methods)
- PhD Dynamic contract theory
- PhD Mathematics for econometrics
- MA Econometrics
"An unequal distribution of wealth is a good thing", Adam Smith Business School magazine, Aspire - Issue 16
"Can Horizontal Mergers Actually Boost Competition?", ProMarket, August 2018