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Robert Jennings

Contact Information

(812) 855-2696
jennings [at] indiana [dot] edu (E-mail)
Business School

Faculty Web Page

  • Professor of Finance
  • Gregg T. and Judith A. Summerville Professor


  • Bloomington


  • PhD, University of Texas
  • MBA, University of Tulsa
  • BSBA, University of Tulsa

Professional Experience

  • University of Texas
  • University of Tulsa
  • University of Chicago
  • New York Stock Exchange

Awards, Honors & Certifications

  • Associate Editor, Journal of Finanacial Markets and Journal of Financial Research
  • Faculty Fellow, School of Business Alumni Association
  • Visiting Economist, New York Stock Exchange
  • Member, Economic Advisory Board, Nasdaq

Professional Interests

  • Finance

Personal Interests

Athletics, Children, Travel

Current Projects

  • Merrill Lynch
  • Knight Securities
  • Trimark Securities
  • Susquehanna Investment Group
  • Market System, Inc.

Selected Publications

  • Billings, M. and R. Jennings (2011), “The Option Market’s Anticipation of Information Content in Earnings Announcements,” Review of Accounting Studies, Vol. 16, No. 3, September, pp. 587-619.

  • Battalio, R. and Robert Jennings (2007), “Competition to Provide Liquidity on the NYSE,” Business Horizons, Vol. 50, pp. 513-522.

  • Ellul, Andrew, Craig W. Holden, P. Jain, and Robert Jennings (2007), “Order Dynamics: Recent Evidence from the NYSE,” Journal of Empirical Finance, Vol. 14, pp. 636-661.

  • Boehmer, E., Robert Jennings, and L. Wei (2007), “Public Disclosure and Private Decisions:  The Case of Equity Market Quality,” Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 20, pp. 315-358.

  • Battalio, R., Andrew Ellul, and Robert Jennings (2007), “Reputation Effects in Trading on the New York Stock Exchange,” Journal of Finance, Vol. 62, pp. 1243-1271.

  • Bacidore, J., R. Battalio, N. Galpin, and Robert Jennings (2005), “Sources of Liquidity for NYSE-listed, Non-U.S.Stocks,” Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 29, pp. 3075-3098.