Gur Huberman

Robert G. Kirby Professor of Behavioral Finance

Finance and Economics

BS, Tel Aviv University, 1975; MS, University of British Columbia, 1977; PhD, Yale, 1980

Joined CBS in 1989

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Gur Huberman

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Teaching and research interest

Gur Huberman is the Robert G. Kirby Professor of Behavioral Finance at Columbia Business School where he has taught since 1989. Prior to that he taught at Tel Aviv University and at the University of Chicago. Between 1993 and 1995 he was Vice President at JP Morgan Investment Management responsible for research on quantitative equity trading. In that capacity he also helped develop tax aware strategies for the private bank. He earned his PhD (with distinction) in operations research from Yale in 1980 and his B.Sc. (cum laude) in mathematics from Tel Aviv University in 1975.

Professor Huberman's published work is widely read and cited; and covers a broad range in finance and economics. He contributed to the theory of equilibrium return- risk tradeoff, to the theory of contracts, to the study of individuals- portfolio selection, especially in the context of retirement savings, to the theory of liquidity and trading, and to Behavioral Finance.

Professor’s Huberman was a founding managing editor of the International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Finance. His co-authored paper won the 2006 Journal of Finance Distinguished Paper award of the Smith-Breeden Prize. He was a member of the Academic Advisory Board of Morgan Stanley Equity Market Microstructure Research.

Chapters

Arbitrage Pricing Theory In New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics (2005)
Author(s): Gur Huberman, Zhenyu Wang

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Behavioral Finance and Markets In Cognitive Processes and Economic Behavior (2003)
Author(s): Gur Huberman

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Journal articles

Performance Maximization of Actively Managed Funds In Journal of Finanical Economics (2011)
Author(s): Paolo Guasoni, Gur Huberman, Zhenyu Wang

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Is the Price of Money Managers Too Low? In Rivista Bancaria (2010)
Author(s): Gur Huberman

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Correlated Trading and Returns In Journal of Finance (2008)
Author(s): Gur Huberman, Daniel Dorn, Paul Sengmueller

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Defined Contribution Pension Plans: Determinants of Participation and Contribution Rates In Journal of Financial Services Research (2007)
Author(s): Gur Huberman, Sheena Iyengar, Wei Jiang

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Offering Versus Choice by 401(k) Plan Participants: Equity Exposure and Number of Funds In Journal of Finance (2006)
Author(s): Wei Jiang, Gur Huberman

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Do Stock Price Bubbles Influence Corporate Investment? In Journal of Monetary Economics (2005)
Author(s): Gur Huberman, Simon Gilchrist

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Optimal Liquidity Trading In Review of Finance (2005)
Author(s): Gur Huberman, Werner Stanzl

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Talk and Action: What Individuals Say and What They Do In Review of Finance (2005)
Author(s): Gur Huberman, Daniel Dorn

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Performance and Employer Stock in 401(k) Plans In Review of Finance (2004)
Author(s): Gur Huberman, Paul Sengmuller

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Price Manipulation and Quasi-Arbitrage In Econometrica (2004)
Author(s): Gur Huberman, Werner Stanzl

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Contagious Speculation and a Cure for Cancer: A Non-Event that Made Stock Prices Soar In Journal of Finance (2001)
Author(s): Gur Huberman, Tomer Regev

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Familiarity Breeds Investment In Review of Financial Studies (2001)
Author(s): Gur Huberman

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Systematic Liquidity In Journal of Financial Research (2001)
Author(s): Gur Huberman, Dominika Halka

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A Simple Approach to Arbitrage Pricing Theory In Journal of Economic Theory (1982)
Author(s): Gur Huberman

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Working Papers

Moral Hazard and Debt Maturity Working Paper (2013)
Author(s): Gur Huberman

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Preferred Risk Habitat of Individual Investors Working Paper (2009)
Author(s): Daniel Dorn, Gur Huberman

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