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Robert Marquez

Associate Professor
Phone: 617-358-5210
Office: 548C
By Appointment
Address: Boston University Questrom School of Business
595 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215


PhD, Economics1998

University of California, Berkeley
A.B., Economics1990


Research Interests

  • Corporate finance, Financial intermediation

Selected Publications



"Risk and the Corporate Structure of Banks" Journal of Finance 65 (3) (June 2010)1075-1096
"Informed lending as a deterrent to predation" Finance Research Letters (forthcoming) (2010)
"Credit Market Competition and Capital Regulation" Review of Financial Studies (forthcoming) (2009)
"Regulating Securities Analysts" Journal of Financial Intermediation 18 (2) (2009)259-283
"Can cost increases increase competition? Asymmetric information and equilibrium prices" RAND Journal of Economics 39 (2008)144-162
"Information and Efficiency in Tender Offers" Econometrica 76 (5) (2008)1075-1101
"Competition among Regulators and Credit Market Integration" Journal of Financial Economics 79 (2006)401-430
"Competition and Strategic Information Acquisition in Credit Markets" Review of Financial Studies 19 (3) (2006)967-1000
"Lending Booms and Lending Standards" Journal of Finance 61 (5) (2006)2511-2546
"Information and Bank Credit Allocation" Journal of Financial Economics 72 (1) (2004)185-214
"Information Technology and Financial Services Competition" Review of Financial Studies 16 (3) (2003)921-948
"Competition, Adverse Selection, and Information Dispersion in the Banking Industry" Review of Financial Studies 15 (3) (2002)901-926
"Adverse selection as a barrier to entry in the banking industry" RAND Journal of Economics 30 (3) (1999)515-534
"A note on Bertrand competition with asymmetric fixed costs" Economics Letters 57 (November 1997)87-96