Robert A. Schwartz
Robert A. Schwartz is Marvin M. Speiser Professor of Finance
and University Distinguished Professor, Zicklin School of Business,
Baruch College, City University of New York. Previously, he
had been Professor of Finance and Economics, and Yamaichi Faculty
Fellow at New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business,
where he had been a member of the faculty since 1965.
Professor Schwartz received his Ph.D. in Economics from Columbia
University. His research is in the area of financial economics,
with a primary focus on the structure of securities markets.
He has published numerous journal articles and seven books,
including "Reshaping the Equity Markets: A Guide for the
1990s", Harper Business, 1991 (reissued by Business One
He is a member of the Security Traders Association Foundation
Advisory Board, an associate member of the SBF Bourse de Paris'
Nouveau Marché, and has been a consultant to various
market centers including the New York Stock Exchange, the American
Stock Exchange, the National Association of Securities Dealers,
Instinet, the Arizona Stock Exchange, the Deutsche Borse, and
the Bolsa Mexicana. From April 1983 to April 1988, he was an
associate editor of The Journal of Finance, and he is currently
an associate editor of The Review of Pacific Basin Financial
Markets and Policies and a member of the advisory board of International
Finance. In December 1995, Professor Schwartz was named the
first chairman of Nasdaq's Economic Advisory Board.