Department of Finance News

UT Professor’s Paper on ‘CEO Shirking’ in National News

A paper co-authored by Andy Puckett, associate professor of finance, about chief executive officers who shirk their responsibilities and avoid the hard work required to do an excellent job was recently published in the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation. The paper, “Fore! An Analysis of CEO Shirking,” was subsequently picked up

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UT Welcomed into CFA Institute University Recognition Program

UT has become part of the CFA Institute University Recognition Program, a consortium that includes fewer than 120 universities worldwide and fewer than seventy-five in the Americas. The Chartered Financial Analyst designation is a respected and recognized investment credential. To earn the CFA designation, individuals must pass three levels of exams over a three-year time frame.

Local Students Get Chance to Invest in Virtual Stock Market

Could there be a future Warren Buffett attending school in East Tennessee? Young financial wizards will have the chance to kick off their money-making careers by participating in the 2010-11 UT Masters Investments Learning Center Stock Market Game.