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A. Joseph Warburton

A. Joseph Warburton

Professor of Finance

Room: 509

Ph D, University of Michigan Ross School of Business (Finance)
JD, University of Michigan Law School (Law)

Research Topics

  • Financial regulation
  • Banking regulation
  • Hedge funds
  • Mutual funds
  • Corporate governance
  • Automobile industry bail out.
Professor Warburton researches corporate finance, corporate governance, financial regulation, and law and finance. His research is largely empirical, and focuses on areas where law and finance intersect. Warburton’s research has attracted significant outside funding, including major research grants from the John Templeton Foundation and the World Bank. Prior to his academic career, he was a banking and finance attorney. In addition to his position at the Whitman School, Warburton also holds an appointment at Syracuse University’s College of Law.

Selected Publications
  • "Mutual Fund Capital Structure", Marquette Law Review, Vol. 100, Pages 671-756 (86 pages), 2017
  • "The End of Market Discipline? Investor Expectations of Implicit Government Guarantees", , 2014
  • "The Chrysler Effect: The Impact of Government Intervention on Borrowing Costs", Journal of Banking & Finance, 40(1), 62-79, 2014 (with Anginer, D.)
  • "Competition in Financial Services: Evidence from British Mutual Funds", Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 9(4), 827-858, 2012
  • "Do Fiduciary Duties Matter?", Corporate Governance: The international journal of business in society, 11(5), 541-548, 2011
  • "Trusts Versus Corporations: An Empirical Analysis of Competing Organizational Forms", THE JOURNAL OF CORPORATION LAW, 36, 183-220, 2010
  • "Understanding the Bankruptcies of Chrysler and General Motors: A Primer", SYRACUSE LAW REVIEW, 60, 531-582, 2010
  • "Should Mutual Funds Be Corporations? A Legal & Econometric Analysis", THE JOURNAL OF CORPORATION LAW, 33, 745-776, 2008