Travis L. Johnson




Assistant Professor of Finance

GSB 5.158

512-232-6824

travis.johnson {at} mccombs.utexas.edu

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Curriculum Vitae
Data and Code

Positions held

  • Assistant Professor of Finance, McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-Present
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015-2016

Research areas

  • Information and frictions in financial markets, return predictability, asset management, derivative securities

Education

  • Ph.D. in Finance, Stanford University Graduate School of Business, 2012
  • B.S. in Mathematics, Minor in Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007

Publications

Working papers

Media coverage

  • "Time Will Tell: Information in the Timing of Scheduled Earnings News": Forbes
  • "Reputation and Investor Activism": Bloomberg, Bloomberg
  • "Distortions Caused by Asset Managers Retaining Securities Lending Income": Reuters
  • My intramural basketball team in grad school: Wall Street Journal

Personal

  • Born in Madison, WI, USA
  • Hobbies include: basketball, golf, poker, movies, comedy, canoeing, and hiking