Jennifer Itzkowitz joined the Seton Hall faculty in 2009 after earning a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Florida. Her research examines contemporary problems in corporate finance, banking, and behavioral finance. Professor Itzkowitz's work has been published in the Journal of Corporate Finance, the Review of Finance, the Journal of Behavioral Finance, and The Research Handbook on International Banking and Governance.
Jennifer's research has also been presented at a number of conferences including the annual meetings of the Financial Management Association, Western Finance Association, Midwest Finance Association, European Financial Management Association, and the INFINITI Conference on International Finance. Her work has been written about and discussed by Time.com, Money.CNN.com, TheStreet.com, NJTV, and NPR. At Seton Hall, she is responsible for the coordination and teaching of the core finance course and teaches a seminar dealing with advanced corporate finance topics.
- Ph.D., in Finance, University of Florida
- M.S., in Applied Mathematics, University of Florida
- B.A., in Mathematics, University of Florida
- "Alphabeticity Bias in 401(k) Investing", 2019, with Thomas Doellman, Jesse Itzkowitz, and Sabuhi Sardarli, Financial Review 54 (4), 643-677.
- "An Unpleasant Small-stock Effect in Manufacturing: The Case of the Dependent Buyer," Managerial Finance, 42, (2017), 1017-1032.
- "Buyers as Stakeholders: How Relationships Affect Suppliers' Financial Constraints.", 2015. Journal of Corporate Finance 31, 54 - 66.
- "Borrowing Beyond Borders: Foreign Assets, Lender Choice, and Loan Pricing in the Syndicated Bank Loan Market.", Journal of Corporate Finance, February 2017
- ABCs of Trading: Behavioral Biases affect Stock Turnover and Value." with Jesse Itzkowitz and Scott Rothbort, 2016, Review of Finance, 20 (2), 663-692.
- "Customers and Cash: How Relationships Affect Suppliers' Cash Holdings." Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 19. September 2012.
- "Corporate Borrower Nationality and Global Presence: Cross-Country Evidence on the Pricing of Syndicated Bank Loans.", in The Research Handbook on International Banking and Governance, Edward Elgar Publishing, June 2012.
- "Name-Based Behavioral Biases: Are Expert Investors Immune?" with Jesse Itzkowitz, Journal of Behavioral Finance, Apr-Jun 2017.
- “Best Paper” Semifinalist at the 2014 Financial Management Association Meeting for “Investor Sentiment and Asset Pricing” with Aron Gottesman, Gady Jacoby, and Yan Wang
- Winner of “Best in Track” Award at Academy of Finance 2014 Annual for “An Unpleasant Small-Stock Effect in Manufacturing: The Case of the Dependent Buyer” with Tony Loviscek
- Stillman Research Award – 2012, 2013
- Stillman Teaching Award – 2013, 2014