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 Paul   Borochin

Paul Borochin

Assistant Professor of Professional Practice, Finance


Paul Borochin is an Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in Finance at the Miami Herbert Business School. His research draws on information from the public markets to provide quantitative insights on future equity and option performance, identify expected value effects of corporate events, and predict policy decisions. He studies the effects of institutional ownership and common ownership linkages between firms for different types of institutional owners defined by their investment styles. His research has been covered in posts by the CFA Institute's Enterprising Investor blog, the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, and Columbia Law School's Blue Sky Blog on Corporations and The Capital Markets.

Professor Borochin teaches graduate courses in portfolio management, derivatives pricing, and financial modeling, and an undergraduate course in investments. He previously taught a graduate seminar in asset pricing theory and financial mathematics, as well as a case-based project valuation course. He advises the UM Student Managed Investment Fund and the Envestnet Institute on Campus.

Professor Borochin earned a Ph.D. in Finance from the Fuqua School at Duke University and a B.S. in Finance and Statistics with minors in Mathematics and Computer Science from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a CFA charterholder.

Research Interests

Asset Pricing, Institutional Ownership, Corporate Events and Policies, Fintech

Featured Publications

  • "Risk Neutral Skewness Predicts Price Rebounds and so can Improve Momentum Performance", with Y. Zhao, Critical Finance Review, forthcoming
  • "The Effects of Institutional Investor Objectives on Firm Valuation and Governance", with J. Yang, Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 126, Issue 1, October 2017, Pages 171-199
  • "Using options to measure the full value-effect of an event: Application to Obamacare", with J. Golec, Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 120, Issue 1, April 2016, Pages 169-193

Teaching and Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor of Professional Practice, Finance, Miami Herbert Business School, 2019-Present
  • Assistant Professor, Finance, University of Connecticut, 2011-2019
  • Visiting Professor, Finance, University of Toronto, Rotman School, 2018


  • Ph.D., Finance, Duke University, Fuqua School of Business, 2011
  • B.S., Finance, Statistics, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business, 2005
  • CFA Charterholder

Honors and Awards

  • Financial Management Association Best Paper Award in Options and Derivatives, 2020
  • Fellow, George Washington University, C-LEAF, Quality Shareholders Initiative, 2020-Present
  • Semifinalist for Financial Management Association Best Paper Award in Corporate Finance, 2016
  • AAII Outstanding Paper Award, Eastern Finance Association , 2016
  • Semifinalist for Financial Management Association Best Paper Award in Corporate Finance, 2014
 Paul   Borochin


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