Faculty Spotlight: Bill Schwert, PhD

Meet Bill Schwert, Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Finance and Statistics

schwertUniversity of Chicago: PhD, Finance and Econometrics
University of Chicago: MBA, Finance
Trinity College: AB, Economics

Q.  What courses do you teach?
A.  Two upper level elective classes:  APS 425 Advanced Managerial Data Analysis and FIN 423/523 – Corporate Finance Policy & Control.

Q.  How long have you taught at Simon?
A.  37 years (since 1976).

Q.  What do you like most about your job?
A. The Simon School faculty and students, because they are truly interested in understanding important business and economic problems and their solutions.

Q.  Could you please share a fun fact about you?
A.  I enjoy golf, fine wines, and Kentucky basketball (I grew up in Lexington KY).

Q.  If you could recommend a “unique Rochester experience” to prospective students what would it be?
A.  Shop in Wegmans (including their wine store) and find some really interesting things to eat and drink.  Golf at Oak Hill is also outstanding.

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