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Mark Peterson

Mark Peterson, Professor of Finance

Finance

Professor Mark Peterson joined the SIU faculty in 1997. He received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Nebraska, a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from The Johns Hopkins University, and a Ph.D. in Business (Finance) from Pennsylvania State University. From 1996 to 1999, Peterson was a visiting economist/consultant at the Office of Economic Analysis, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

His research and teaching are in the area of investments. Current research projects involve investment companies that manage municipal bond portfolios.

SIU Mark Peterson

Rehn Hall, 134A
Office: 618-453-1426
Dept: 618-453-2459
map1@business.siu.edu

Research Interests

  • Investments
  • Market microstructure, dealing with the subject of trading in financial assets

Recent Publications

“BE/ME and E/P Work Better Than ME/BE or P/E in Regressions,” with Jim Musumeci, Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 17, 1272-1288 (2011)

“The Effect of the Uptick Rule on Spreads, Depths, and Short Sale Prices,” with Gordon Alexander, Journal of Trading, Vol. 3, 38-44 (2008)

“The Effect of Price Tests on Trader Behavior and Market Quality: An Analysis of Reg SHO” with Gordon Alexander, Journal of Financial Markets, Vol. 11/1, 84-111 (2008)

“An Analysis of Trade-size Clustering and its Relationship to Stealth Trading,” with Gordon Alexander. Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 84, No. 2, 435-471 (2007)

Awards

  • Outstanding Researcher Honor Roll, Southern Illinois University, College of Business, 2003, 2004
  • Summer Scholars Award, Southern Illinois University, College of Business, 1998-2004
  • Researcher of the Year, Southern Illinois University, College of Business, 2003
  • FMA Competitive Paper Award in Market Microstructure, 2003
  • Summer Research Fellowship, Southern Illinois University, Office of Research Development and Administration, 1998