Charles M. Jones
Robert W. Lear Professor of Finance and Economics; Director, Program for Financial Studies
Columbia Business School
Professor Jones teaches at Columbia Business School, where his recent course offerings include Debt Markets and Introduction to Econometrics (Ph.D.). Before joining Columbia Business School in 1997, Professor Jones held the position of Assistant Professor of Economics at Princeton University (1994 - 1997). He has served as a Visiting Scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, a Visiting Economist at the New York Stock Exchange (2002 - 2003), a member of the NASDAQ Advisory Board (2006 - 2009), and on the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Economic Advisory Committee (2011 - present). Professor Jones studies the structure of securities markets, liquidity, and trading costs, and he is particularly noted for his research on short sales, algorithmic trading, and the variation in liquidity over time.
Education: S.B. (Mathematics), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1987); Ph.D. (Finance), University of Michigan (1994)
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