Joshua T. White

Assistant Professor

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Athens, GA 30602
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Josh White CV

Biography

Joshua White is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business. He is also an Expert Consultant at the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) in Washington, D.C.. Professor White was a Financial Economist at the SEC from 2012 to 2014, and a Visiting Academic Scholar at the SEC from 2015 to 2016. In these roles, he conducted economic analysis of rulemaking activity related to over-the-counter markets, the JOBS Act, and the Dodd-Frank Act, for which he received an SEC Director’s Award for Outstanding Work. Professor White’s research focuses on the role of securities regulation and disclosure in addressing information asymmetries and agency or moral hazard problems between capital market participants.

Education

Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation Year
PhD
  • Finance
University of Tennessee
2012
MBA
  • Finance
University of Tennessee
2008
BS
  • Finance
University of Tennessee
2007

Research Interests

  • Corporate Finance
  • Disclosure
  • Analysts' forecasts
  • Securities Regulation
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Over-the-counter markets

Prior Professional Positions

Organization / Department Title Years of Service
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Expert Consultant 2016 to present
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Visiting Academic Scholar 2015 to 2016
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Financial Economist 2012 to 2014

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Working Papers

  • Audra Boone, Kathryn Schumann, Joshua T. White. The information content and investor reaction to SEC disclosures by foreign firms. Working Paper.
  • Joshua T. White, Tracie Woidtke. Exogenous changes in analyst coverage prior to seasoned equity offerings. Working Paper.
  • Audra Boone, Joshua T. White, Y. Abby Kim. Do managers alter disclosure patterns in response to transitory uncertainty?. Working Paper.

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