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David Ikenberry
Professor of Finance and Chair of Department

Educational Background

Ph.D., Finance, University of Illinois, 1990
M.M., Finance, Northwestern University, 1985
B.S., Mineral Economics, Pennsylvania State University, 1983

Positions Held

At the University of Illinois since 2002. Associate Professor of Finance, Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Management, Rice University, 1996 to 2002. Visiting Scholar, University of Washington, 1998-1999. Assistant Professor of Finance, Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Management, Rice University, 1990 to 1996.

Recent Publications

Ikenberry, D., Lee, I., & Chan, K. Sources of economic gain in stock repurchases. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, forthcoming.

Ikenberry, D., & Ramnath, S. 2002. Underreaction to self-selected news events: The case of stock splits. Review of Financial Studies, 15: 489-526.

Ikenberry, D., Lakonishok, J., & Vermaelen, T. 2000. Stock repurchases in Canada: Performance and strategic trading. Journal of Finance, 55: 2373-2398.

Ikenberry, D., & Grullon, G. 2000. What do we know about share repurchases? Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, (Spring), pp. 31-51. (Abstract in The CFA Digest), 2000, 31 (1).

Honors and Awards

Named one of the nation's best teachers, Business Week, 2002. Award for Excellence in Teaching, Jones Graduate School, Rice University, 2002. Best paper award, European Financial Management meetings, 2000. Best paper award, Chicago Quantitative Analysts meetings, 2000.

Academic Service

Co-founder and Director, National Forum on Corporate Finance. Editorial board, Advances in Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management, 1999-2003. Advisory Board: Research Foundation, Association for Investment Management and Research, 2000-2004; European Financial Management Association, 2001.

Teaching and Research

Empirical issues in Investments and Corporate Finance.

Contact Information:
340 Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 333-6396

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