Robert Tumarkin

Senior Lecturer

Rob Tumarkin joined UNSW Business School in September 2010. He obtained his PhD in Finance from the Stern School of Business, New York University. Rob also holds an MBA from Stern and a ScB in Biomedical Engineering from Brown University. He has worked on Wall Street and in the medical device industry.


Rob's research focuses on corporate finance, behavioral finance, and portfolio choice. His personal website provides data and tools developed in his research.

 

Research Interests:

  • Corporate finance
  • Executive compensation and incentives
  • Behavioural finance
  • Portfolio choice
  • Derivatives

 

 

 

Journal articles
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Tumarkin R; Adams R; Ragunathan V, 2021, 'Death by Committee: An Analysis of Corporate Board (Sub-) Committees', Journal of Financial Economics
2021
Stanfield J; Tumarkin R, 2018, 'Does the Political Power of Nonfinancial Stakeholders Affect Firm Values? Evidence from Labor Unions', Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, vol. 53, pp. 1101 - 1133, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S002210901800008X
2018
Tumarkin RM; Sen R, 2015, 'Stocking up: Executive optimism, option exercise, and share retention', Journal of Financial Economics, vol. 118, pp. 399 - 430, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfineco.2015.08.001
2015
Sen R; Tumarkin R, 2015, 'Stocking up: Executive optimism, option exercise, and share retention', Journal of Financial Economics, vol. 118, pp. 399 - 430, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfineco.2015.08.001
2015
Tumarkin R; Whitelaw RF, 2001, 'News or Noise? Internet Postings and Stock Prices', Financial Analysts Journal, vol. 57, pp. 41 - 51, http://dx.doi.org/10.2469/faj.v57.n3.2449
2001
Working Papers
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Stanfield J; Tumarkin R, 2016, Does the Political Power of Non-Financial Stakeholders Affect Firm Values? Evidence from Labor Unions, FIRN Working Paper, http://dx.doi.org10.2139/ssrn.2310427, https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2310427
2016
  • FINS1613 Business Finance
  • FINS4779 Research Methods in Finance 2
  • FINS5579 Research Methods in Finance 2
  • FINS5581 Empirical Corporate Governance