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Randolph Westerfield

Charles B. Thornton Professor Emeritus of Finance and Professor of Finance and Business Economics

PhD, MA, BA, UCLA

Randolph Westerfield specializes in corporate finance. He is the author of more than 30 scholarly articles as well as four leading textbooks, Corporate Finance: Core Principles and Applications, Essentials of Corporate Finance, Fundamentals of Corporate Finance, and Corporate Finance. He chaired the Finance Department at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, chaired Marshall's Department of Finance and Business Economics, and was Dean of the Marshall School from 1993 - 2004.

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Randolph Westerfield, Stephen Ross, Jeffrey Jaffe () "Corporate Finance ,".
Randolph Westerfield, Stephen Ross, Bradford Jordan () "Fundamentals of Corporate Finance ,".
Randolph Westerfield, Stephen Ross, Jeffrey Jaffe () "Corporate Finance ,".
Randolph Westerfield, Stephen Ross, Jeffrey Jaffe () "Corporate Finance ,".
Randolph Westerfield, Stephen Ross, Bradford Jordan () "Fundamentals of Corporate Finance ,".
Randolph Westerfield, Stephen Ross, Jeffrey Jaffe, Bradford Jordan () "Corporate Finance: Core Principles and Applications, 2nd Edition ,".
Randolph Westerfield, Stephen Ross, Bradford Jordan () "Essentials of Corporate Finance ,".
Randolph Westerfield, Stephen Ross, Jeffrey Jaffe, Bradford Jordan () "Corporate Finance: Core Principles and Applications ,".
Randolph Westerfield, Mukesh Bajaj, Anand Vijh () "Ownership, Agency Costs and Dividend Payout ,"  Research in Finance  19.
Randolph Westerfield, Jeffrey Jaffe, Christopher Ma () "A Twist on the Monday Effect in Stock Prices ,"  Journal of Banking and Finance.
Randolph Westerfield, Jeffrey Jaffe () "Is There a Monthly Effect in Stock Market Returns? Evidence from Foreign Countries ,"  Journal of Banking and Finance.
Randolph Westerfield, Jeffrey Jaffe () "Earnings Yields, Market Values and Stock Returns ,"  Journal of Finance.
Randolph Westerfield () "Pension Plan Funding Decisions and Corporate Shareholder Value: A New Model and Some Empirical Results ,"  Journal of Banking and Finance, with William Marshall.
Randolph Westerfield, Jeffrey Jaffe () "Risk and the Optimal Debt Level ,"  Modern Finance and Industrial Economics.
Randolph Westerfield, Jeffrey Jaffe () "The Week-End Effect in Common Stock Returns: The International Evidence ,"  Journal of Finance.
Randolph Westerfield, Jeffrey Jaffe () "Patterns in Japanese Common Stock Returns: Day of Week and Turn of the Year Effects ,"  Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.
Randolph Westerfield, Jeffrey Jaffe () "Leverage and the Value of the Firm under a Progressive Income Tax: A Correction and Extension ,"  Journal of Banking and Finance.
Randolph Westerfield () "Social Investing: Some Capital Market Theory Perspectives ,"  Social Investing  Irwin-PRC Press.
Randolph Westerfield, David Cummins, John Percival () "Patterns of Concentration in Private Pension Plan Common Stock Portfolios Since ERISA ,"  Journal of Risk and Insurance.
Randolph Westerfield, Irwin Friend () "Risk and Capital Asset Prices ,"  Journal of Banking and Finance.
Randolph Westerfield, Irwin Friend () "Co-Skewness and Capital Asset Pricing ,"  Journal of Finance.
Randolph Westerfield, David Cummins, John Percival () "Effect of ERISA on the Investment Policies of Private Pension Plans: Survey Evidence ,"  Journal of Risk and Insurance.
Randolph Westerfield, Irwin Friend, Marshall Blume () "Impediments to Capital Formation ,"  Conference Board Report.
Randolph Westerfield, John Percival () "Clarifying Comments on Uncertainty Resolution and Multi-Period Investment Decision ,"  Decision Sciences.
Randolph Westerfield () "New Evidence on the Capital Asset Pricing Model ,"  Handbook of Financial Economics  North Holland Publishing Co., 3.
Randolph Westerfield () "The Distribution of Common Stock Price Changes: An Application of Transactions Time and Subordinated Stochastic Models ,"  Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.
Randolph Westerfield, John Percival () "The Resolution of Uncertainty and the Multi-Period Investment Decision ,".
Randolph Westerfield () "How Diversification Affects Risk: Some Empirical Evidence ,"  Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research, Working paper #12-73. Presented at annual meetings of Western Financial Association, July 1975, and an abridged version published in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, March 1976.
Randolph Westerfield, Irwin Friend () "Required Disclosure and the Stock Market: Comment ,"  American Economic Review.
Randolph Westerfield () "Required Disclosure and the Stock Market: Comment ,"  Economic Perspectives on Corporate Law and Security Regulation  American Economic Review.
Randolph Westerfield, R. Pettit () "Using the Capital Asset Pricing Model and the Market Model to Predict Security Returns ,"  Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.
Randolph Westerfield, R. Keeley () " Problem with Probability Distribution Techniques in Capital Budgeting ,"  Journal of Finance.
Randolph Westerfield, R. Pettit () "A Model of Capital Asset Risk ,"  Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.
Randolph Westerfield () "A Note on the Measurement of Conglomerate Diversification ,"  Journal of Finance.