Timothy T. Simin
Associate Professor of Finance, Smeal Research Fellowship in Finance
Tim Simin graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Texas at Dallas with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance in 1992. Between 1992 and 1994 he worked in the Division of Monetary Affairs at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, D.C.. He earned a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Washington. Tim has taught finance and economics at the University of Washington, held a visiting position at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and is currently an Assistant Professor in the Finance Department at the Smeal College of Business at the Pennsylvania State University. His research interests include empirical issues in asset pricing, robust econometric methods, and international finance. He has published research in the Journal of Economics and Business, the Journal of Financial Markets, the Journal of Finance, the Financial Analysts Journal, the Journal of Investment Management, has several book chapters, and has won the Best Investments Paper award from the Northern Finance Association. He also serves as a referee for the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, the Review of Financial Studies, and Management Science. Tim has a daughter Sydnie, two younger sons Alexander and Noah and two step-sons Holden and Owen.
Professor Simin is doing empirical research on the predictability of equity returns, robust estimation techniques, pricing of commodity futures, and predicting financial distress. Please see Professor Simin's vita at http://timsimin.net/ for a listing of publications and working papers.
Ph D, Finance (Statistics), University of Washington, 2002
BS, Economics and Finance, University of Texas at Dallas, 1992