Thomas Copeland

Distinguished Professor of Finance
Thomas Copeland
Email
tcopeland@sandiego.edu
Phone
(619) 260-2917
Office Location
Olin Hall 311
Degree
  • Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania
  • MBA Wharton
  • B.A. John Hopkins University, Economics
Areas of Expertise
Finance

Selected Publications

  • Comparing Valuation Models (Chapter 4), John Wiley & Sons
  • The Welfare Effects of Public Information in an Asymmetric Information Market, Accounting and Financial Globalization, Quorum Books, Josh Ronen ed.
  • Outperform with Expectations-Based-Management, John Wiley & Sons
  • Real Options -- A Practitioner's Guide, Thomson/Texere
  • Valuation: Measuring and Managing the Value of Companies, John Wiley & Sons

Summary

Tom Copeland is one of the few people in the world with deep experience, and top credentials as a practitioner as well as an academic in financial economics. As an academic, he has written six books and over 60 articles. Financial Theory and Corporate Policy is now in its fourth edition and has been in print continuously since 1979, having been used as a textbook at over 100 universities. Valuation: Measuring and Managing the Value of Companies, sold over 350,000 copies. Copeland has published significant research papers on valuation, real options, stock splits, the theory of the bid-ask spread, the theory of trading volume, non-synergistic acquisition, and capital efficiency. He was a tenured full professor at UCLA, an adjunct full professor at NYU and Harvard Business School. He was a senior lecturer at MIT for 5 years. He was elected to the Financial Economics Roundtable in 2004, and is one of the top 100 researchers in finance by citation…