Wisconsin School of Business

Mark Fedenia

Associate Professor - Finance
Patrick A. Thiele Distinguished Chair in Finance

Mark Fedenia is the Patrick A. Thiele Distinguished Chair in Finance and Director of the Wealth Management & Financial Planning Program. He is an associate professor in the Finance Department of the Wisconsin School of Business.

His research interests include investment management, wealth management & financial planning.

He is the former director of the business school’s Applied Security Analysis Program (ASAP), having spent 21 years at the helm of the nationally recognized program in which students manage multimillion-dollar portfolios.

Fedenia earned his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
 

Selected Published Journal Articles


Choi, N. & Fedenia, M. & Skiba, H. & Sokolyk, T. (2017). Portfolio concentration and the performance of institutional investors worldwide. Journal of Financial Economics (123), 189-208.
Beracha, E. & Fedenia, M. & Skiba, H. (2014). Culture’s Impact on Institutional Investors' Trading Frequency. International Review of Financial Analysis (31), 34-47.
Fedenia, M. & Shafer, S. & Skiba, H. (2013). Information immobility, industry concentration, and institutional investors’ performanc. Journal of Banking and Finance (37), 2140-2159.
Anderson, C. & Fedenia, M. & Hirschey, M. & Skiba, H. (2011). Cultural influences on Home Bias and International Diversification by Institutional Investors. Journal of Banking and Finance (35), 916-934. doi: 10.1016/j.jbankfin.2010.09.006.
Fedenia, M. & Hirschey, M. (2009). The Chipotle Paradox. Journal of Applied Finance (19), 144-159.
De, S. & Fedenia, M. & Triantis, A. (1996). Effects of competition on bidder's returns. Journal of Corporate Finance (2), 261-282. doi: 10.1016/0929-1199(95)00011-9.
Cuny, C. & Fedenia, M. & Haugen, R. (1996). Professional Investor re-entry and the January effect. Advances in Financial Economics (2), 47-74.
Fedenia, M. & Thompson, H. (1994). On the necessity of solving the free rider problem in takeover bids. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting (4), 89-103. doi: 10.1007/BF01082667.
Fedenia, M. & Grammatikos, T. (1993). Risk premia and the ex-dividend stock price behavior: empirical evidence. Journal of Banking and Finance (17), 575-589. doi: 10.1016/0378-4266(93)90001-T.
Fedenia, M. & Hirschey, M. (1992). Empirical Studies in Industrial Organizations: Essays in Honor of Leonard W. Weiss.
Fedenia, M. & Grammatikos, T. (1992). Options trading and the bid-ask spread of their underlying stocks. Journal of Business (65), 335-351.
Fedenia, M. & Grammatikos, T. (1991). Portfolio rebalancing and the effective taxation of dividends and capital gains following the tax reform act of 1986. Journal of Banking and Finance (15), 501-519. doi: 10.1016/0378-4266(91)90083-X.

Presentations


11th Annual Financial Advisor Symposium ( 2008 ) Playing Both Sides of the Market

Hedge Funds: what is the fuss all about? ( 2006 ) What are hedge funds

( 2005 ) Expert testimony Security Exchange Commision v.National Presto

( 2005 ) Investing basics


Undergraduate Courses


Securitity Analysis & Investment Management 1 (FIN 535), Fall 2006.

Contemporary Topics (FIN 365 Section 4), Fall 2009.

Contemporary Topics (FIN 365 Section 4), Fall 2010.

Investment Theory
Course DescriptionPrinciples, issues and methods relating to the management of investment portfolios; investment needs of small and institutional investors; investment risks associated with financial market conditions and business cycle flucuations.
(FIN 320 Section 1), Spring 2009.

Investment Theory
Course DescriptionPrinciples, issues and methods relating to the management of investment portfolios; investment needs of small and institutional investors; investment risks associated with financial market conditions and business cycle flucuations.
(FIN 320 Section 2), Spring 2009.

Investment Theory
Course DescriptionPrinciples, issues and methods relating to the management of investment portfolios; investment needs of small and institutional investors; investment risks associated with financial market conditions and business cycle flucuations.
(FIN 320 Section 3), Spring 2009.

Investment Theory
Course DescriptionPrinciples, issues and methods relating to the management of investment portfolios; investment needs of small and institutional investors; investment risks associated with financial market conditions and business cycle flucuations.
(FIN 320 Section 1), Spring 2010.

Investment Theory
Course DescriptionPrinciples, issues and methods relating to the management of investment portfolios; investment needs of small and institutional investors; investment risks associated with financial market conditions and business cycle flucuations.
(FIN 320 Section 2), Spring 2010.

Investment Theory
Course DescriptionPrinciples, issues and methods relating to the management of investment portfolios; investment needs of small and institutional investors; investment risks associated with financial market conditions and business cycle flucuations.
(FIN 320 Section 3), Spring 2010.

Investments
Course DescriptionPrinciples, issues and methods relating to the management of investment portfolios; investment needs of small and institutional investors; investment risks associated with financial market conditions and business cycle flucuations.
(FIN 320 Section 1), Fall 2007.

Investments
Course DescriptionPrinciples, issues and methods relating to the management of investment portfolios; investment needs of small and institutional investors; investment risks associated with financial market conditions and business cycle flucuations.
(FIN 320 Section 2), Fall 2007.

Investments
Course DescriptionPrinciples, issues and methods relating to the management of investment portfolios; investment needs of small and institutional investors; investment risks associated with financial market conditions and business cycle flucuations.
(FIN 320 Section 3), Fall 2007.



Graduate Courses


Security Analysis & Invesment Management 1 (FIN 835), Fall 2006.

Contemporary Topics (FIN 765), Fall 2006.

Contemporary Topics (FIN 765 Section 1), Spring 2007.



Combined Undergraduate & Graduate Courses


Applied Security Analysis and Investment Management II
Course DescriptionContinuation of Finance 535.
(FIN/FIN 536/836), Spring 2003.

Applied Security Analysis and Investment Management II
Course DescriptionContinuation of Finance 535.
(FIN/FIN 536/836), Spring 2005.

Applied Security Analysis
Course DescriptionContinuation of Finance 535.
(FIN/FIN 536/836), Spring 2006.

Applied Security Analysis and Investment Management II
Course DescriptionContinuation of Finance 535.
(FIN/FIN 536/836 Section 1), Spring 2007.



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Mark Fedenia

 
Associate Professor | Finance
Patrick A. Thiele Distinguished Chair in Finance
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