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Timothy R. Burch

Timothy R. Burch

Associate Professor, Finance

(305) 284-1509
Jenkins 517A

Research Interests

  • Firm scope
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Investment banking
  • Market efficiency

Selected Publications

"Analyst Coverage, Information, and Bubbles,” (coauthors Andrade and Bian). Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Forthcoming.

“Locking Out Rival Bidders: The Use of Lockup Options in Corporate Mergers,” Journal of Financial Economics

“Divisional Diversity and the Conglomerate Discount: The Evidence from Spinoffs,” Journal of Financial Economics, (coauthor with Nanda)

“What’s in a Name? Hotelling’s Valuation Principle and Business School Namings,” The Journal of Business,  (coauthor Nanda)

“Do Firms Time Equity Offerings? Evidence from the 1930s and 1940s, ” Financial Management (coauthors Christie and Nanda)

“Is Acquiring-Firm Shareholder Approval in Stock-for-Stock Mergers Perfunctory?” Financial Management, (coauthors Morgan and Wolf)

“Does it Pay to be Loyal? An Empirical Analysis of Underwriting Relationships and Fees,” Journal of Financial Economics, (coauthors Nanda and Warther)

Teaching and Professional Experience

  • Corporate Finance and Investments (MBA level)
  • Member of American Finance Association, Financial Management Association, Southern Finance Association, Western Finance Association


  • Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1997
  • B.S.B.A., University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1989
  • Certificate, Actuarial Science, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1989

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