Maurice J. and Marcia G. Gallagher Professor
Graduate School of Management
is the Maurice J. and Marcia G. Gallagher Professor of Finance at the UC Davis,
Graduate School of
Management. He is also the Director of the Center for Investor
Welfare and Corporate Responsibility.
His recent research focuses on analyst recommendations and
investor psychology. 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 has written numerous scholarly articles, which have
appeared in top academic publications including the Journal of Finance,
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. He is a regular speaker at academic
and practioner conferences.
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.