Gurdip S. Bakshi

Marvin Wachman Professor of Finance

  • Finance
Office: Alter Hall 415

Dr. Gurdip S. Bakshi is the Marvin Wachman Professor of Finance. He joins the Fox School from the University of Maryland, where he was the Dean’s Professor of Finance at the Smith School of Business.

Bakshi’s research interests include stock valuation, option valuation, term structure of interest rates, asset pricing, capital, commodity, and currency markets, crashes, and international finance. His recent work focuses on studying the valuation structures of technology stocks, risk premiums, incomplete markets, opaqueness of hedge fund investments, recovery theorem, and probability of stock market crashes.

His works have been published in the American Economic Review, the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Management Science, and Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, among others. He serves co-editor for the Review of Derivatives Research, and editorial board roles with the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and the Journal of Financial Econometrics, Journal of Banking and Finance, among others.

Bakshi earned his PhD in Economics from the University of Wisconsin, where he also received Master of Science degrees in Finance and Economics. He earned a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering from India’s Punjab Engineering College.