Ingrid M. Werner has an MBA and an Ekon. Lic. from Stockholm School of Economics, a PhD in Economics from the University of Rochester (1990), and an Honorary Doctorate in Economics from Stockholm School of Economics (2013). She joined the Finance group at Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University, in 1998 and holds the Martin and Andrew Murrer Endowed Professorship in Finance.
Professor Werner is the President of the Western Finance Association, a Director of the American Finance Association, a board member of the Academic Female Finance Committee (AFFECT), a past President of the European Finance Association, and she serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Finance and Journal of Financial Markets. She has served on the editorial boards of many other academic journals, including the Review of Financial Studies.
Professor Werner serves on the prize committee for the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel. She also chairs the scientific advisory board of the Swedish House of Finance, serves on the board of Mistra Financial Systems, and on the scientific board of the Danish Finance Institute. She is an independent director of Dimensional Funds and of the Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund, and is a member of the FINRA Economic Advisory Committee.
Professor Werner’s research interests range from international finance to market microstructure. Her research has been published in top-tier economics and finance journals such as Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Financial Studies, and Journal of Economic Theory. In the international finance area, she has worked on home bias and cross-border securities trading. In the market microstructure area, she has studied a range of topics: cross-listed securities; interdealer trading; floor trading; institutional trading; ramifications of de-listings; short-sale trading strategies; and the effect of suspending short-sale price tests. Current research projects include dark pool trading, tick size, trading fees, OTC market regulatory regimes, and liquidity and asset pricing.
Professor Werner currently teaches Trading and Markets to Fisher graduate and undergraduate students. She has taught at the graduate level at Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of Michigan, University of Toronto, Bocconi University, and the University of Bologna.