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Josef Lakonishok

Professor of Finance

Educational Background

Ph.D., Business Administration, Cornell University, 1976
M.S., Business Administration, Cornell University, 1974
M.B.A., Tel Aviv University, 1972
B.A., Economics and Statistics, Tel Aviv University, 1970

Positions Held

William G. Karnes Professor of Finance, University of Illinois, 1987-2007
Professor of Finance and Accounting, Tel Aviv University, 1985-1987
Associate Professor of Finance and Accounting, Tel Aviv University, 1983-1985
Visiting Professor of Finance, University of North Carolina, 1981-1983
Assistant Professor of Finance, Tel Aviv University, 1976-1980
Lecturer, Cornell University, 1975-1976

Recent Publications

Chan, K., Chan, K. , Jegadeesh, N., Lakonishok, J. Forthcoming. Earnings Quality and Stock Returns. Journal of Business

Ikenberry, D., Chan, K. , Lakonishok, J., Lee, S. 2008. Are All Analysts Alike? Identifying Earnings Forecasting Ability. Journal of Investment Management, 6: 1-19

Chan, K. , Karceski, J., Lakonishok, J. 2007. Analysts' Conflicts of Interest and Biases in Earnings Forecasts.. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 42: 893-913

Teaching and Research Interests

Teaches and does research in the area of investment, with emphasis on the stock market. Has been a consultant in the area of investment strategies to major U.S. and European pension plans and money managers, 1990-94; and to various financial institutions in the area of execution cost, 1989-94.


Contact Information:

393 Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL, 61820
(217) 333-7185

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