Karen McGrath

Assistant Professor of Finance

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., University of Reading, Henley Business School
  • M.S., New York University, Schack Institute of Real Estate
  • B.A., Bucknell University

Research Interests

  • Real estate sustainability and corporate/market performance
  • Behavioral and technological influences on markets and investment products
  • Advanced statistical/econometric approaches to big data
  • Mixed-asset portfolio performance
  • Behavioral pedagogy

Teaching Interests

  • Investments
  • Corporate finance
  • Behavioral finance
  • Real estate finance and investments

Selected Publications

2016 "Twitter and the US stock market:  The influence of micro-bloggers on share prices." Economics and Business Review, 2(3), 57-77

2013 "The Effects of Eco-Certification on Office Properties: A Cap Rates-Based Analysis." Journal of Property Research, 30(4), 345-365.


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