Ekkehart Boehmer is a Director of Research at the New York Stock Exchange. Previously, he has held a Heisenberg Research Fellowship awarded by the German Science Foundation (DFG). He has also worked as an Economic Fellow at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and as an Assistant Professor at Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany, and Louisiana State University. Dr. Boehmer received a Ph.D. in Finance and an M.A. in Economics from the University of Georgia. He has published in the Journal of Finance and the Journal of Financial Economics. His recent research synthesizes market microstructure considerations and corporate finance. Several previous papers analyze methodological issues in financial research, security issues, and the German corporate governance system.
John Paul Broussard, Ph.D., CFA, FRM, is an Assistant Finance Professor at Rutgers University where he teaches courses in investments and corporate finance. Dr. Broussard's academic research in international investments and extreme value statistical properties of asset prices has been published in Management Science, the Journal of Financial Services Research, the Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, the European Journal of Operational Research, and other journals. He received a B.S. and a Ph.D. from Louisiana State University and an M.B.A. from Millsaps College. Dr. Broussard has won various teaching awards in his career and has taught CFA(r) study review courses since 1999 in Europe and the United States. He is a CFA(r) Charterholder and a Certified Financial Risk Manager.
Juha-Pekka Kallunki is a Professor of Financial Accounting in the Department of Accounting and Finance at the University of Oulu, Finland. In 1996, he received a Ph.D. (Econ) in accounting and finance from the University of Vaasa, Finland. His publications include 27 refereed articles in such scientific journals as the Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money; the Journal of International Money and Finance, the Journal of Multinational Financial Management, the Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, and the International Journal of Accounting. Dr. Kallunki's published and current research covers the areas of stock market microstructure, asset pricing, investment strategies, and stock market response to accounting information.