Ross Miller

 

Position: Clinical Professor
Office: BA 309C
Email: rmmiller@albany.edu
Curriculum Vitae

Education
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1979 

Academic Subfields
Experimental Finance, Investments, Agent-based Computational Economics
Research Interests: Learning by Agents in Markets , Market Bubbles & Crashes, Investment Performance Analysis

Applied Interests
ETFs & Mutual Funds, Investments for Retirement, Strategic & Tactical Asset Allocation

Courses
FIN 485: Derivatives and Risk Management
FIN 525: Financial Management
FIN 603: Securities, Markets, and Financial Institutions
FIN 635: Corporate Financial Problems

Publications       
Books  
Paving Wall Street: Experimental Economics and the Quest for the Perfect Market, John Wiley & Sons, 2002.

What Went Wrong at Enron (with Peter Fusaro), John Wiley & Sons, 2002.

Computer-Aided Financial Analysis, Addison-Wesley, 1990.

Selected Articles
“Paying the High Price of Active Management: A New Look at Mutual Fund Fees,” World Economics, July-September 2010.

“Don’t Let Your Robots Grow Up to Be Traders: Artificial Intelligence, Human Intelligence, and Asset-Market Bubbles,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, October 2008.

“The Leap from Free Markets to Autonomous Markets,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, June 2007.

“Measuring the True Cost of Active Management by Mutual Funds,” Journal of Investment Management, First Quarter 2007.

“Refining Ratings,” Risk, August 1998.

“Smart Electronic Markets: From Practice to Theory,” Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, June–July 1996.

“The Design of Decentralized Auction Mechanisms that Coordinate Continuous Trade in Synthetic Securities,” Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, May 1990.

“Markets as Logic Programs,” in Artificial Intelligence in Economics and Management, L. Pau, ed., North-Holland Publishing Company, 1986."

“Product Quality Signaling in Experimental Markets,” Econometrica, July 1985 (with Charles Plott).

“Intertemporal Competitive Equilibrium: An Empirical Study of Speculation,” Quarterly Journal of Economics, November 1977 (with Charles Plott and Vernon Smith).