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Gurdip Bakshi is Dean’s Professor of Finance at Department of Finance, Smith School of Business Bakshi's research interest include stock valuation, option  valuation, term structure of interest rates, asset pricing, capital and currency markets, crashes, default risk, density approximations, aging, heterogeneity in beliefs, volatility, and international finance.

The link to his papers at Google Scholar is: Gurdip Bakshi - Google Scholar and at SSRN is SSRN Author Page for Gurdip Bakshi.

Professor Bakshi serves (or has been) on the editorial boards of the following journals:

Review of Financial Studies,  

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis,

Journal of Banking and Finance

Review of Asset Pricing, 

Journal of Financial Markets,

Review of Derivatives Research,

Journal of International Business Studies,

Journal of Financial Econometrics, and

Review of Financial Economics

He is also the co-editor of the Review of Derivatives Research.

Gurdip Bakshi will be teaching the first course in Financial Mathematics in the newly rolled out Master in Financial Engineering class (starting Fall 2017).

Professor Gurdip Bakshi has taught the MBA international finance course at Maryland Business School and is the supervisor of the Global Equity Fund.  He is a top 15%-rated teacher (several times). He is the recipient of Joe Wikler Award for teaching excellence in 2006.

Previously he has taught MBA investments and Options and Futures course. Gurdip Bakshi has also taught in the Smith Business MBA program to executives in Beijing, China, and in Shanghai, China.  Among other assignments, he has supervised a study trip of Smith MBA students to India and China. Professor Bakshi  has also taught Financial Management (BUSI 640 which is a core MBA class). Request the syllabus for BUFN 724 and BUSI 640 at

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Google Scholar Citations   

Among his various service assignments, he served on the University of Maryland Promotion and tenure committee 2007-2010 and again from 2016-2019. He was elected as a senator to the University of Maryland senate body.


  Ph.D. (Economics), University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1992
  M.S. (Finance), University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1989
  M.S. (Economics), University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1988
  B.E. (Electrical Engineering), Punjab Engineering College (India), 1985
  Delhi Public School, Mathura Road. New Delhi