Barbara Bliss

Assistant Professor of Finance
Barbara Bliss
(619) 260-2998
Office Location
Olin Hall 338
  • PhD, Florida State University
  • BS, Florida State University, Finance and Real Estate
Areas of Expertise

Selected Publications

  • Corporate Payout, Cash retention and the Supply of credit: Evidence from 2008-09, Journal of Financial Economics
  • Earnings conference calls and Stock returns: The incremental informativeness of textual tone, Journal of Banking and Finance


Barbara Bliss is an assistant professor of finance in the School of Business Administration at the University of San Diego. Bliss teaches courses in corporate finance. Her research focuses on payout policy (dividends and share repurchases), investor attention, and price discrimination. She has published research in the Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Banking and Finance, and currently has other articles under review.