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Timothy C Johnson

Professor of Finance and Robert and Karen May Faculty Fellow


Educational Background

Ph.D., Finance, University of Chicago, 1999
MBA, International Business, Columbia University, 1985
M.S., Operations Research, Columbia University, 1985
B.S., Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1983

Positions Held

Professor of Finance, University of Illinois, 2011
Associate Professor of Finance, University of Illinois, 2006-2011
Associate Professor of Finance, London Business School, 2006
Assistant Professor of Finance, London Business School, 1999-2006
Senior Trader, Global Derivatives, Caxton Corporation, 1989-1994
Director, Quantitative Research, Mabon Securities, Inc., 1979-1983

Recent Publications

Johnson, T., Hackbarth, D. Forthcoming. Real Options and Risk Dynamics. Review of Economic Studies

Johnson, T., Lee, J. 2014. On the Systemantic Volatility of Unpriced Earnings. Journal of Financial Economics

Johnson, T. 2012. Inequality Risk Premia. Journal of Monetary Economics, 59: 565-580

Honors and Awards

Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award, University of Illinois College of Business Alumni Association, 2012

Ross Award for Best Paper, "Endogenous Leverage and Expected Stock Returns", Finance Research Letters, 2012