Steve  Slezak

Steve L. Slezak

Assoc Dean

Professional Summary

Dr. Slezak earned his PhD in Economics at UC San Diego. He has served at the University of Michigan and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, prior to his joining the University of Cincinnati in 2002.

Education

Ph D, University of California, San Diego San Diego, California, 1989 (Economics )

MA, University of California, San Diego San Diego, California, 1985 (Economics )

BA, University of California, San Diego San Diego, California, 1981 (Economics )

Positions and Work Experience

Bad Format: 20110900 - Associate Professor , University of Cincinnati, Carl H. Lindner College of Business,

Bad Format: 20090900 -08-31-2011 Visiting Professor of Finance, University of Michigan, Ross School of Business,

Bad Format: 20030900 -08-31-2009 Associate Professor , University of Cincinnati, College of Business,

Bad Format: 20020900 -08-31-2003 Assistant Professor , University of Cincinnati, College of Business,

Bad Format: 20000700 -08-31-2002 Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Kenan-Flagler Business School,

Bad Format: 19950900 -06-30-2000 Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Kenan-Flagler Business School,

Bad Format: 19890900 -08-31-1995 Assistant Professor , University of Michigan Business School,

Research and Practice Interests

Insider Trading, Asset Pricing with Asymmetric Information, Incentives to Commit Fraud, and Corporate Governance.

Research Support

Investigators:Slezak, Steve; Fich, Eliezer M. Bad Format: 20020100 -Bad Format: 20030100 Financial Services Exchange "Governance Structures and the Hazard of Bankruptcy for Distressed Firms" with Eliezer M. Fich. 10000 Type:Grant Level:Other

Publications

Published Abstracts

Eswar, Sapnoti;Slezak, Steve A Simple Model of Costly Hedging .[Abstract]

Slezak, Steve;Kassa, Haimont Are Incentive Contracts too short-sighted? .[Abstract]

Slezak, Steve;David Capital Gains Overhang and the Closed-End Fund Puzzle .[Abstract]

Slezak, Steve;Qiu, Buhui Incentive Compensation, Fraud, and Amplified Downturns .[Abstract]

Slezak, Steve;David The Economic Significance and Arbitrage of Idiosyncratic Risk .[Abstract]

Other Publications

Slezak, Steve; Kassa, Haimont; The Inevitable Tension between Long-term and Short-term Managerial and Investor Incentives .

Eswar, Sapnoti; Slezak, Steve A Simple Model of Costly Hedging .

Slezak, Steve; Qui, Buhui; ; The Equilibrium Relationships between Equity-Based Compensation and the Commission and Detection of Fraudulent Misreporting . The Accounting Review

Kluger, Brian; Slezak, Steve (05-07-2018. ) Signal jamming models of fraudulent misreporting and economic prospects: An experimental investigation .151 , Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization

Slezak, Steve; Kassa, Haimont; Chichernea, Doina; Lottery Preferences and the Idiosyncratic Volatility Puzzle .forthcoming , European Financial Management

Slezak, Steve; Kluger, Brian; Signal Jamming Models of Fraudulent Misreporting and Economic Prospects: An Experimental Investigation of Fraudulent Misreporting .Forthcoming , Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization

Slezak, Steve (Bad Format: 20141200. ) The Investor as a Source of Risk: The Performance of Alternative Retirement Strategies in the Hands of Investors Who Behave “Behaviorally" . Great American Insurance Group White Paper

Slezak, Steve; Bond, Shaun; The Impact of Liquidity Costs, Estimation Error, and Uncertainty Aversion on Real Estate Asset Allocation and Portfolio Performance . Journal of Asset Management

Slezak, Steve; Chichernea, Doina; ; (Bad Format: 20130900. ) Idiosyncratic Risk Premia and Momentum .30 (3 ) , Journal of Financial Research

Qiu, Buhui; Slezak, Steve The Strategic Interaction between Committing and Detecting Fraudulent Misreporting .

Fich, Eliezer M.; Slezak, Steve (02-2008. ) Can Corporate Governance Save Distressed Firms from Bankruptcy? An Empirical Analysis .30 (2 ) , Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting

Goldman, Eitan; Slezak, Steve (06-2006. ) An Equilibrium Model of Incentive Contracts in the Presence of Information Manipulation .80 , Journal of Financial Economics

Slezak, Steve (09-2003. ) On the Impossibility of Weak-Form Efficient Markets .38 , Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis

Goldman, Eitan; Slezak, Steve (02-2003. ) Delegated Portfolio Management and Rational Prolonged Mispricing .58 , Journal of Finance

Khanna, Naveen; Slezak, Steve (2000. ) The Effect of Organizational Form on Information Flow and Decision Quality: Informational Cascades in Group Decision-Making .9 , Journal of Economics and Management Strategy

Khanna, Naveen; Slezak, Steve; Bradley, Michael (1994. ) Insider Trading, Outside Search and Resource Allocation: Why Firms and Society May Disagree on Insider Trading Restrictions .7 , Review of Financial Studies

Slezak, Steve (09-1994. ) A Theory of the Dynamics of Security Returns Around Market Closures .49 , Journal of Finance

Published Books

Slezak, Steve (Bad Format: 20140200. ) Advanced Investments .Chnatilly, VA , The Great Courses, The Teaching Company

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Kluger, Brian; Slezak, Steve (02-09-2017. ) Fraudulent Misreporting and the Business Cycle: An Experimental Investigation .Cincinnati Project on Law and Business, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio. Seminar. . Level:Local

Goldman, Eitan; Slezak, Steve (2005. ) An Equilibrium Model of Incentive Contracts in the Presence of Information Manipulation .DePaul Conference on Behavior Finance, Level:International

Honors and Awards

2010 Semi-finalist for best paper award Level:International Type:Scholarship/Research

2009 Harold J. Grilliot Award for Exemplary Service to Undergraduate Organizations Award for work with the Finance Club and other student organizations Level:College Type:Service, University

2009 Taiwan Stock Exchange BEst Paper Award Level:International Type:Scholarship/Research

2008 Michael L. Dean Excellence in Classroom Education and Learning EXCEL Graduate Teaching Award Level:College Type:Teaching

2000 Weatherspoon Award for Excellence in MBA Teaching Level:College Type:Teaching

Student Advising

various, various Faculty Advisor to the Investment Banking Club

Puntenney, Julie Directed Individual/Independent Study Status:In-Process

Chichernea, Doina Dissertation Defense Committee Chair Status:In-Process

Qiu, Buhui Dissertation Defense Committee Chair Status:In-Process

Davis, Jonathan Directed Individual/Independent Study Status:Completed 03-26-2008

Fluegeman, Patrick Directed Individual/Independent Study Status:Completed 03-26-2008

Haldule, Prasad Directed Individual/Independent Study Status:Completed Bad Format: 20071200

Goldman, Jonathan Directed Individual/Independent Study Status:Completed Bad Format: 20070900

Manzler, David Dissertation Committee Chair Status:Completed Bad Format: 20070600

Service

LCB Dean Search Committee Committee Member Type:University Level:University Bad Format: 20180900

Albert C. Yates Fellowship Award Committee Committee Member Type:University Level:University 09-2005 -08-2009

Departmental RPT Committee Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 09-2004

Search Committee for IRM Center Director of External Relations Committee Chair Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 06-2016 -12-2016

Search Commitee for Professor in Insurance and Risk Management Committee Chair Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 09-2013 -03-2014

Search Commitee for Professor in Real Estate Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 09-2013 -03-2014

Search Commitee for Assistant Professor of Finance Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 09-2013 -02-2014

Johnson Investment Counsel Student-Managed Fund Faculty Advisor Type:Departmental Service Level:Department Bad Format: 20110900 -08-15-2013

Search Committee for the Academic Director for Risk Management and Insurance Center Committee Chair Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 01-2012 -01-2013

Search Commitee for Thornburgh Professorships Committee Chair Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 12-2011 -04-2012

Department Head Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 09-2006 -08-2009

MBA Capstone Revision Team Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 10-2014

Gamma Iota Sigma Faculty Advisor Type:University/College Service Level:University 01-2014

Investment Banking Club Faculty Advisor Type:University/College Service Level:University 01-2014

Alpha Kappa Psi Faculty Advisor Type:University/College Service Level:University 03-2008 -09-2010

MBA Design Team Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-2006 -08-2009

Graduate Programs Committee Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-2007 -09-2008

Undergraduate Programs Committee Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 01-2008 -03-2008

Graduate Programs Committee Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-2006 -09-2007

MBA Steering Committee Committee Chair Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-2005 -09-2006

MBA Re-Design Committee Committee Chair Type:University/College Service Level:University 10-2003 -06-2004

Task Force for MBA.MS BioTech Degree Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-2000 -09-2002

Financial Review Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations

Global Finance Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations

Journal of Financial Markets Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations

Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations

Journal of the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations

Financial Markets and Portfolio Management Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 06-2015

Columbia University Press (Reviewed "Rational Investing; the Subtleties of Asset Management" ) Reviewer, Book Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 11-2015 -01-2016

Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 07-2015 -11-2015

Journal of Economics and Management Strategy Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 05-2015 -07-2015

Journal of Finance Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 01-2015 -05-2015

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2011 -2011

International Review of Economics and Finance Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2010 -2010

Journal of Corporate Finance Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2010 -2010

Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2010 -2010

Review of Financial Studies Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2010 -2010

Review of Financial Studies Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2010 -2010

Qaurterly Journal of Finance and Accounting Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2009 -2009

Review of Financial Studies Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2009 -2009

Review of Economic Studies Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2008 -2008

American Economic Review Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2007 -2007

Econometrica Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2007 -2007

Financial Management Association Meetings Selection Committee Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 10-2004 -10-2004

Financial Management Association Meetings Session Chair Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 10-2004 -10-2004

Finacial Management Association Meetings Selection Committee Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 10-2002 -10-2002

Financial Management Association Meetings Session Chair Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 10-2002 -10-2002

Western Finance Association Meetings Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 06-2002 -06-2002

Western Finance Association Meetings Selection Committee Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 06-2001 -06-2001

Financial Management Association Meetings Session Chair Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 10-2000 -10-2000

Western Finance Association Meetings Selection Committee Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 06-2000 -06-2000

Western Finance Association Meetings Session Chair Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 06-2000 -06-2000

Financial Management Association Meetings Selection Committee Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 10-1996 -10-1996

Professional Affiliation

American Finance Association , International

Financial Management Association, International

Western Finance Association , International

Courses Taught

AFA BUSINESS FINANCE

BUS FINANCE

BUS FINANCE

FINANCIAL DECISION MAKING

FINANCIAL ECON FOR ENGINEERS

INDEP STUDY IN FIN

INDEP STUDY IN FIN

CORPORATEFINANCE

FINANCIALDECISIONMAKING

FINANCIALECONFORENGINEERS

FINANCIALMGMT

FINANCIAL DECISION MAKING

FINANCIAL ECON FOR ENGINEERS

INDEP STUDY IN FIN

INDEP STUDY IN FIN

PRINC. OF RISK/INS

Financial Management

Independent Study in Finance

Corporate Finance

Principles of Risk and Insurance

Modeling, Pricing, and Managing Risk

Principles of Risk and Insurance

FIN FOUNDATIONS

PRINC. OF RISK/INS

FINANCIAL MGMT

PRINC. OF RISK/INS

Financial Management

Foundations in Finance

Special Topics in Finance

Johnson Investment Counsel Student Managed Fund Jr Analyst

Johnson Investment Counsel Student Managed Fund Portfolio MGR

Johnson Investment Counsel Student Managed Fund Sr Analyst

Foundations of Finance

Independent Study in Finance

Johnson Investment Counsel Student Managed Fund Jr Analyst

Johnson Investment Counsel Student Managed Fund Portfolio MGR

Johnson Investment Counsel Student Managed Fund Sr Analyst

Risk Management of Financial Institutions

Wall Street Uncovered and explained

Individual Study in Business Administration

Options & Futures

Spec Topics in Fin

Wall Street Uncovered and explained

Financial Mgmt

Financial Mgmt

Spec Topics in Fin

Options & Futures

Portfolio Management

Research in Business Administration

Financial Mgmt

Seminar in Fin Theory

Financial Mgmt

Guided Study in BA

Financial Mgmt

Individual Study

PhD Dissrtation Res

Research in Fin

PhD Dissrtation Res

Research in Fin

Financial Mgmt

PhD Dissrtation Res

Research in Fin

Individual Study

PhD Dissrtation Res

Research in Fin

Spec Topics in Fin

Financial Mgmt

Individual Study

PhD Dissertation Res

Research in Fin

Business Finance I

Guided Study in BA

Guided Study: Financ

PhD Dissertation Research

Research in Fin

CHIME

Financial Mgmt

Financial Mgmt

Guided Study Finance

Individual Study

PhD Dissertation Research

Research in Fin

Business Finance II - Honors

CHIME

Global Economics

Guided Study in BA

Guided Study: Finance

Individual Study

PhD Dissertation Res

Research in Fin

CHIME

Financial Tools

Individual Study

PhD Dissertation Res

Real Est Appraisal

Research in Fin

CHIME

Guided Study : Finance

PhD Dissertation Res

Research in FIn

Guided Study : Finance

PhD Dissertation Res

Research in Fin

Spec Topics in Fin

CHIME

Guided Study : Finance

Guidede Study : Finance

Individual Study

PhD Dissertation Res

Research in Fin

Sem Fincl Theory