Department of Finance and Real Estate
Professor Robe teaches derivatives and international finance at KSB. His teaching has received multiple accolades. He was voted Kogod Graduate Professor of the Year 2012 and nominated as the 2013 Economist Business Professor of the Year 2013.
His papers on derivatives and commodity markets, insider trading, investor protection, optimal security design, and the costs of volatility have appeared in the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, the International Economic Review, the Energy Journal, numerous other academic journals and in books. His current research deals with the organization and evolution of commodity and financial futures markets, high-frequency trading (HFT), derivatives-market microstructure and cross-market shock transmission.
Prof. Robe received his Ph.D. in Financial Economics from Carnegie Mellon University. He previously taught international finance at Carnegie Mellon, the University of Miami and McGill University. Since 2006, he has been associated with the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) as a Visiting then Consulting Senior Economist. He has also consulted for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC, 2008-2010), the U.S. Department of Energy (2013-2014) and the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA, 2011-2012 and 2014-2015).
M.S. (Finance) and Ph.D. (Financial Economics), Carnegie Mellon University
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