Martin and Andrew Murrer Professor of Finance
Finance Department Chair
Phone: (614) 292-6460
Department of Finance
Fisher College of Business
The Ohio State University
700 Fisher Hall
2100 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
Professor Werner has an MBA and an Ekon. Lic. from Stockholm School of Economics, and a PhD from the University of Rochester (1990). She joined the Finance group at Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University, in 1998, holds the Martin and Andrew Murrer Endowed Professorship in Finance, and currently serves as Finance Department Chair. She held a National Fellowship at the Hoover Institution (Stanford University) during 1995-1996. She was the 1996-1997 Visiting Research Economist at the New York Stock Exchange, and the 2001-2002 Visiting Academic Fellow at Nasdaq.
Professor Werner served on the Economic Advisory Board of the NASD 1998-2000 and is currently on the Economic Advisory Board of the Swedish Finance Research Institute (SIFR) in Stockholm. She also served on the Scientific Advisory Board of the Swedish Financial Regulatory Committee 2008-2011. She currently serves on the Editorial Board of the The Review of Asset Pricing Studies, the Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money, the Emerging Markets Finance Journal, the International Review of Economics & Finance, and the European Financial Management, and she was an associate editor for the Journal of Finance 2001-2003, and the Review of Financial Studies from 1998-2001. Moreover, she has served as an ad hoc referee for more than twenty other journals in Economics and Finance.
Professor Werner’s research interests range from international finance to market microstructure. She has published more than a dozen papers in academic journals and books. In the international finance area, her work on home bias and cross-border securities trading is very well known. In the market microstructure area, she has studied: trading of British cross-listed securities both in London and in the U.S.; interdealer trading on the London Stock Exchange; the trades of NYSE floor brokers; Nasdaq institutional trading; the effect of Nasdaq delistings on firm value and liquidity; and the effect of suspending short-sale price tests on market quality. Current research projects range from disclosure and market efficiency to bankruptcy. Professor Werner teaches Trading and Markets to MBA students and undergraduates.