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Robert A. Schwartz

SchwartzRobert A. Schwartz, Professor of Finance with the Zicklin School of Business, is an expert in various aspects of finance and the stock market.

He is available to comment on:

— Financial economics
— Security markets microstructure
— Equity markets structure
— Trading stocks in an electronic market

 Prior to joining the Baruch faculty in 1997, Professor Schwartz was 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. 

He has published more than 60 refereed journal articles, 12 edited books, and eight authored books, including Micro Markets: A Market Structure Approach to Microeconomic Analysis, (Wiley & Sons, 2010) and Mastering the Art of Equity Trading Through Simulation: The TraderEx Course (co-authored with Gregory Sipress and Bruce Weber) (Wiley & Sons, 2010).

He has also served as a consultant to various market centers including the New York Stock Exchange, the American Stock Exchange, Nasdaq, the London Stock Exchange, Instinet, the Arizona Stock Exchange, Deutsche Börse, and the Bolsa Mexicana. He is developer, with Bruce Weber and Greg Sipress, of the trading and market structure simulation, TraderEx (  In 2009, Schwartz was named the first recipient of the World Federation of Exchanges’ annual Award for Excellence.

Professor Schwartz earned a BA in English Literature and Writing from New York University and an MBA and PhD in Economics from Columbia University.


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