Maurice J. and Marcia G. Gallagher Professor
Graduate School of Management
Brad is the Gallagher Professor of Finance at the
Graduate School of
where he is also the Director of the Center for Investor
Welfare and Corporate Responsibility.
Professor Barber is the current Vice President-Program for the
Financial Management Association,
Co-Principal Investigator for the CalPERS Sustainable Research Initiative
and founder of the
Napa Conference on Financial Markets Research.
He has also served as the finance department editor for
Professor Barber has been recognized as one of the fifty most-cited financial economists in the world
(ranking 38th in on recent
(See Professor Barber's
page for a list of articles and citations by year.)
Professor Barber's research focuses on asset pricing and behavioral finance.
He has written numerous scholarly articles, which have
appeared in top academic publications including the Journal of Finance,
Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of
Political Economy, Quarterly Journal of Economics, American
Sociological Review, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis,
and the Financial Analyst Journal.
His research has been covered extensively in the
financial press, including Business Week, Time, The Wall Street
Journal, ABC News, NBC Nightly News, CNN, CNNfn, and CNBC.
Professor Barber received his Ph.D. in finance from the University of
Chicago in 1991. He also received an MBA from the University of Chicago
and a B.S. in Economics from the University of Illinois. At UC Davis, he
teaches introductory finance to MBA students.