Dr. Weisbach is the Ralph W. Kurtz Chair in Finance at the Fisher School of Business at The Ohio State University and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.

He has previously taught at the University of Illinois, The University of Chicago, the University of Rochester, and the University of Arizona.

He has broad-ranging research and teaching interests in finance and economics, with specialties in corporate finance, corporate governance, and private equity. He is an editor of The Review of Financial Studies, one of the leading academic journals in finance, and has been an Associate editor of five other academic journals. He has over 30 publications on these and related topics, and is frequently cited in national and international media.


Massachusetts Institute of Technology, PhD in Economics
University of Michigan, BS in Mathematics