Toni M. Whited
Professor Whited was named the first Michael and Diane Jones Professor of Business Administration on February 24, 2009.
Previously, Whited was the Kuechenmeister-Bascom Professor at the Wisconsin School of Business at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She earned a BA from the University of Oregon, majoring in French literature and economics, and a PhD from Princeton University in economics, working with Ben Bernanke. Professor Whited worked at the Federal Reserve Board and was on the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania, Northwestern University, the University of Michigan and the University of Iowa before joining the University of Wisconsin in 2003.
Whited has taught in a wide variety of areas in finance, macroeconomics and econometrics at the undergraduate, MBA and doctoral levels. She has published over 20 articles and has twice won a Brattle Prize for one of the top articles in the Journal of Financein corporate finance. Her research deals primarily with the effects of financial markets on firm capital budgeting decisions. She has also conducted research in the areas of theoretical econometrics, asset pricing, macroeconomics and corporate debt policy. She serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Financial Economics and the Journal of Macroeconomics, and was one of the founding co-editors of Finance Research Letters.
BA, French Literature and Economics
University of Oregon