Mark J. Garmaise
Professor of Finance
As a corporate finance scholar, Mark Garmaise has focused his research on using empirical data to investigate the effects of asymmetric information and incomplete contracting as they relate to real estate markets and entrepreneurial firms. Garmaise’s primary research interests are in the areas of corporate finance, real estate, entrepreneurship and banking. He is an award-winning instructor and highly respected authority on finance, venture capital and private equity.
Middlemen: Matchmakers or Sources of Strategic Information?
Probing that question using a database of for-sale-by-owner home listings
Dealers Might Not Profit from Soaring Used-Car Prices
Lenders and private-party sellers constrain a seeming windfall
How Commodity Price Swings Destabilize Bank Relationships
Small firms in Peru shop nationwide for cheap credit, but loyalty runs two ways
Consumer Spending and Jobless Data: a Peculiar Threshold
A 12-month high in local unemployment triggers savings behavior
Credit Scores, Used to Predict Repayment, Can Restrain Economic Recovery
Rigid adherence to scoring systems can reduce consumer spending when it’s most needed
Local-Level Mortgage Lending: How Competition Pushes Rates Higher, Not Lower
A study finds unexpected impact when a disruptive player enters market