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Richard D. Marcus
Richard D. MarcusLubar Hall S430F
Phone: (414) 229-4103
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Richard D. Marcus
Associate Professor and Chair of the Executive Committee, Finance

Ph.D., Economics, University of Chicago
M.S., Finance, University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.A., Economics, University of Chicago
A.B., Economics, University of Michigan

Areas of Expertise
Dr. Marcus’ research is in international finance and corporate economics. Recent research includes municipal bond finance, international transfer pricing, and initial public offerings in foreign countries. Dr. Marcus teaches Principles of Finance and Corporate Economics.

Professional Activities

His academic articles have appeared in the Financial Review, Southern Economic Journal, Land Economics, Managerial and Decision Economics, Journal of Business Forecasting, Economics of Education Review, Journal of Educational Statistics, Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, Journal of Economic and Social Measurement, Ideas on Liberty, New Accountant, Recent Developments in International Banking and Finance (chapter on diversification), Global Business and Finance Review, and International Review of Accounting, Banking, and Finance. In addition, he has published several editions of a book on managerial economics, as well as contributed book reviews in the Wall Street Review of Books, Accounting Education, Journal of Financial Education, and the Journal of Finance. He publishes applied financial work in the TSA Investor.

Recent public presentations include Municipal Bond Underwriting in Small Communities; When Exchange Traded Funds are Best; The Regulation of International Transfer Pricing; Technical Analysis of Stocks; Group-Affiliation in IPO Pricing: Evidence from Korean Chaebols; and From Ancient Electrum to DigiCash: A History of Money and its Future.

Dr. Marcus’ service to the community includes being named to the Milwaukee County’s Bond Review Panel, Secretary of the Fox Point Foundation, and Treasurer of the George Washington Foundation. He has served as a chairman of the North Shore Water Commission (Glendale, Whitefish Bay, and Fox Point) and he served three elected terms as a trustee of the Village of Fox Point. He also serves as one of the faculty advisors to the UWM Student Investment Club.