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Christopher Schwarz
  • Title: Associate Professor, Finance
  • Office Phone: 949.824.0936
  • Office Location: SB2 329
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  • Key Research/Interest Areas:
    • Hedge Funds
    • Mutual Funds
    • Investments
    • Regulation and Money Management
  • Education:
    • PhD University of Massachusetts, Amherst
    • BS, Babson College
Brief Bio

Christopher Schwarz’s research interests include the management, disclosure, and operational risk of the investment fund industry and the impact of manager incentives and structure on investment fund performance.

His research has been published in such leading academic journals as the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Financial Studies, and the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis and included in testimony before the U.S. Congress House Financial Services Committee.


His most recent CV can be downloaded here.





  • Excellence in Teaching, Fully Employed MBA, 2012, 2013
  • Excellence in Teaching, Full-Time MBA, 2011, 2012, 2013