George Bittlingmayer

George Bittlingmayer
  • Professor Emeritus
  • Finance academic area

Contact Info

Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3141


Current Activities

  • Financial effects of energy price shocks
  • Rise and decline of Nasdaq volatility
  • Cost of delaying mergers
  • Relation of corporate bonds and stocks
  • Effect of corporate headquarters on regional innovation and entrepreneurship


Ph.D. in Economics, University of Chicago, 1981
M.A. in Economics, University of Chicago, 1977
B.A. in Economics and German, Lehigh University, 1975


How does government affect financial markets and financial transactions? When do the institutions and mechanisms of finance work well and when not?

Research interests:

  • Financial economics
  • Entrepreneurial finance
  • Political and regulatory risk
  • Business and financial history


Teaching interests:

  • Investments
  • Entrepreneurial finance
  • Venture capital
  • Economics