B’more Orange proudly presents Dinner with the Dean – an evening with Dr. Kenneth A. Kavajecz
September 4th, 2014 from 6:00pm – 10:00pm at the Mt. Washington Tavern (5700 Newbury St, Baltimore, MD 21209)
Dr. Kenneth A. Kavajecz is the 17th dean of the Martin J. Whitman School of Management. Prior to coming to Syracuse University in July 2013, he was a professor of finance and chairman for the department of finance at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
The dinner will be held at the Mt. Washington Tavern where Dean Kavajecz will speak about numerous topics including, but not limited to: his research and service at the Federal Reserve, his personal contact with Alan Greenspan amidst the housing bubble crisis, and his insights as a securities exchange expert serving on the Economic Advisory Board for the National Association of Securities Dealers and as an assistant economist at the board of governors of the Federal Reserve System.
Kavajecz has focused much of his research on the structure of financial markets, with expertise in liquidity, trading, risk management, market structure and regulation. His work has been published in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, and the Review of Financial Studies. He has a stategy for investing in the coming cllimate of rising inflation, and what to do if inflation does get out of hand.
Academic awards received by Kavajecz include the 2000 Financial Management Association best micro structure paper award, the 2008 Gaumnitz Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award at the Wisconsin School of Business, and the 1998 David W. Hauck Award for Outstanding Teaching in the undergraduate division at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Kavajecz holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an M.S. and Ph.D. in finance from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Kavajecz has served on the Economic Advisory Board for the National Association of Securities Dealers and has worked as an assistant economist at the board of governors of the Federal Reserve System.
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