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Amber Anand

Edward Pettinella Professor of Finance

315-443-3913
Room: 614
amanand@syr.edu

Ph D, Baruch College and GSUC, City University of New York (Finance)

Professor Anand is the Edward Pettinella Professor of Finance at the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University where he started his academic career in 2001. He received his Ph.D. in Finance from Baruch College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. In addition to holding academic appointments, Professor Anand has been a visiting academic scholar at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and the Financial Regulatory Authority (FINRA), and worked in investment banking. Professor Anad's research is in the area of market microstructure, with a focus on market design, the role of market intermediaries, transaction cost measurement, price discovery, and trading strategies of informed investors. He has published or forthcoming papers in journals such as the Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, the Review of Financial Studies, Management Science and the Journal of Financial Markets. Professor Anand has taught various electives as well as core classes to undergraduate, MBA, online-MBA and Ph.D. students. For his teaching and related efforts, he has received the Whitman School of Management award for exceptional teaching and the Oberwager award for mentoring undergraduate students.

Research Topics

  • Trading
  • Exchanges
  • Microstructure of stock and options markets
  • Regulations
  • Rule-making in trading
  • SEC
  • International exchanges
  • Trader behavior
  • Trading rules

Professor Anand's research interests include the microstructure of stock and options markets. His current research relates to market design, trading rules, price discovery, and trader behavior.

Selected Publications

Awards and Honors

  • Nasdaq Best Paper in Market Microstructure Award - Financial Management Association (2013)
  • Nasdaq Best Paper in Market Microstructure Award - Financial Management Association (2010)
  • Oberwager Prize - Whitman School of Management (2005)
  • Whitman School of Management Award for Exceptional Teaching (2003)
  • Oscar Lasdon Award for the best dissertation in the area of Finance or Business - Baruch College, CUNY (2002)