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Stacey Jacobsen

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Finance, Indiana University, May 2011, Minor: mathematics
M.B. Finance, Indiana University, 2008
B.B.A., Finance and Accounting, Texas Christian University, 1999

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  • Financial Modeling
  • Corporate Finance


  • Empirical Corporate Finance
  • Market Microstructure


  • Penny Wise, Dollar Foolish: Buy-Sell Imbalances On and Around Round Numbers, 2012, with Utpal Bhattacharya and Craig Holden, Management Science (Special Issue in Behavioral Economics and Finance) 58, 413-431.
  • Liquidity Measurement Problems in Fast, Competitive Markets: Expensive and Cheap Solutions, 2014, with Craig W. Holden, Journal of Finance 69, 1747-1785.
    * SAS code to implement our recommended solutions for Daily TAQ (DTAQ) and Monthly TAQ (MTAQ) is available here: Click to download code
  • The Death of the Deal: Are Withdrawn Acquisition Deals Informative of CEO Quality? 2014, Journal of Financial Economics 114, 54-83.
  • The Empirical Analysis of Liquidity, with Craig W. Holden and Avanidhar Subrahmanyam, 2015, Foundations and Trends in Finance 8, No 4, 263-365.
  • The Share Repurchase Announcement Puzzle: Theory and Evidence, 2015, with Utpal Bhattacharya, Review of Finance, forthcoming.


Stacey Jacobsen is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Cox School of Business. She earned an undergraduate degree from Texas Christian University then earned a Ph.D. at Indiana University in 2011. Her research interests lie in the areas of empirical corporate finance and market microstructure. Her work has been published in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Management Science, and Review of Finance and has been featured in the New York Times and Financial Times. Prior to entering the doctoral program, she worked as an investment banking analyst and strategy associate.