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Shane A. Corwin

Associate Professor


Shane Corwin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Finance. Professor Corwin received a B.S. and an MBA from Mankato State University and a Ph.D. in Finance from The Ohio State University. He was an Assistant Professor at the University of Georgia prior to joining the University of Notre Dame in the fall of 2000. Professor Corwin teaches security analysis and investments at both the undergraduate and graduate level and has received several teaching awards at Notre Dame, including the Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C. Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, the Kaneb Teaching Award, the BP Outstanding Teacher Award, and the Chicago EMBA Outstanding Professor Award. Shane is the proud father of four children and enjoys spending time with his family. He and his family also lived in London for a semester, where he taught in Notre Dame’s London Undergraduate Program. Professor Corwin’s research focuses on security market design and investment banking. He has published articles in numerous finance journals, including the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Markets, the Journal of Financial Intermediation, and Financial Management. In recent articles, he has studied the role of limited attention in securities trading, the measurement of transaction costs, and the effects of systematic liquidity in financial markets. Professor Corwin has also served as a member of the Nasdaq Economic Advisory Board and has been awarded research grants from the Notre Dame Deloitte Center for Ethical Leadership and Morgan Stanley.




  • Equity Valuation
  • Security Analysis



"A Simple Way to Estimate Bid-Ask Spreads from Daily High and Low Prices," (with Paul H Schultz),  Journal of Finance, 67, 2012, 719-759.

"When a Halt is Not a Halt: An Analysis of Off-NYSE Trading during NYSE Market Closures," (with Bidisha Chakrabarty, Marios Panayides),  Journal of Financial Intermediation, 20, July (3rd Quarter/Summer), 2011, 361-386.

"Order Characteristics and the Sources of Commonality in Prices and Liquidity," (with Marc L Lipson),  Journal of Financial Markets, 14, February, 2011, 47-81.

"Limited Attention and the Allocation of Effort in Securities Trading," (with Jay Coughenour),  Journal of Finance, 63, 2008, 3031-3067.

"The Role of IPO Underwriting Syndicates: Pricing, Information Production, and Underwriter Competition," (with Paul H. Schultz),  Journal of Finance, vol. 60(1), 2005, pages 443-486.

"Specialist Performance and New Listing Allocations on the NYSE: An Empirical Analysis,"  Journal of Financial Markets, vol. 7(1), 2004, 27-51.

"The Development of Secondary Market Liquidity for NYSE-Listed IPOs," (with Jeffrey H. Harris, Marc L. Lipson),  Journal of Finance, vol. 59(5), 2004, 2339-2373.

"The Determinants of Underpricing for Seasoned Equity Offers,"  Journal of Finance, vol. 58(5), 2003, 2249-2279.

"Nasdaq Trading Halts: The Impact of Market Mechanisms on Prices, Trading Activity, and Execution Costs," (with William G. Christie, Jeffrey H. Harris),  Journal of Finance, vol. 57(3), 2002, 1443-1478.

"The Initial Listing Decisions of Firms that Go Public," (with Jeffrey H. Harris),  Financial Management, vol. 30(1), 2001, 35-55.

"Order Flow and Liquidity Around NYSE Trading Halts," (with Marc L. Lipson),  Journal of Finance, vol. 55(4), 2000, 1771-1801.

"Differences in Trading Behavior Across NYSE Specialist Firms,"  Journal of Finance, vol. 54(2), 1999, 721-745.