G. William Schwert

Positions, Honors & Grants

Current Position

Distinguished University Professor of Finance and Statistics Emeritus, University of Rochester, 2021

(Distinguished University Professor of Finance and Statistics, 1998-2021; Gleason Professor, 1986-98; Professor, 1984-86; Associate Professor, 1979-84; Assistant Professor 1976-79).

Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research, Asset Pricing Group, 1988-present.

Senior Research Associate, Rochester Center for Economic Research, Department of Economics, University of Rochester, 1984-2021.

Teaching Experience

University of Rochester, Simon School, 1976-2021. Graduate courses in capital markets, corporate finance, corporate control, regression, econometrics, time series analysis, forecasting, and industrial organization.

University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business, Assistant Professor, 1975-1976. Graduate courses in capital markets, time series analysis, and econometrics.


Fellow of the American Finance Association, 2019.

Who's Who in America (2000-2021) [Marquis].

Who's Who in Finance and Industry (1989-2021)[Marquis].

Who's Who in the East (1991-2021) [Marquis].

Who's Who in American Education (1991-2021) [Marquis].

Marquis Who's Who Lifetime Achievement

Who's Who in Economics (2002-2021) [Edward Elgar].

ISIHighlyCited.com (2002-2021) [Thomson ISI].

Who's Who in Business Education (2003-2021) [Academic Keys].

Financial Management Association, Fellow, 2009.

Graham and Dodd Plaque from the Association for Investment Management and Research for the best paper published in the Financial Analysts Journal in 1990.

Smith-Breeden Distinguished Paper Prize, Journal of Finance, 1990.

Reader's Choice Award for 2011 by the readers of European Financial Management

University Mentor, 1982-83, University of Rochester award for scholarship and teaching.

Center for Research in Security Prices Distinguished Research Scholar and visiting Associate Professor of Finance, University of Chicago, 1982.

Beta Gamma Sigma, 1975.

Pi Gamma Mu, 1971.

Heritage Foundation Guide to Public Policy Experts (1991-2021).

Research Grants

Batterymarch Financial Management, "Shifting Risk Premia," July 1982-June 1983.

National Science Foundation, "The Dynamic Behavior of Prices," June 1980-May 1982 (SES 80-06413).

National Science Foundation,"The Dynamic Behavior of Prices," June 1978-May 1980 (SOC 78-04278).

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