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Howard Jones

Associate Professor of Finance


Saïd Business School
University of Oxford
Park End Street
Oxford
OX1 1HP

Profile

Howard Jones is an Associate Professor of Finance at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford and a Fellow of Keble College, Oxford.

Howard joined Saїd Business School in 2005 after a 15-year career in investment banking. 

Howard is a graduate of the University of Oxford and has a PhD from the University of London.

Research

Howard’s research currently focuses on two main areas:

  1. Initial public offerings (IPOs)
  2. Investment advice

 

His IPO research concerns the conflicts of interest between investment banks, investors, and companies, and the effect of these conflicts on IPO outcomes. His research into investment advice deals with fund and stock recommendations.

Howard’s research has been published in the top academic journals and has been widely covered in the press. In 2015 he won the Commonfund Prize for the paper with the most relevance to institutional investors.

His published papers and current working papers are available at SSRN.

Publications

  • TIMOTHY JENKINSON,
  • Gordon Cookson,
  • Howard JONES,
  • Jose Vicente Martinez
Finance

Measuring the added value of stock recommendations(opens in new window)

  • Journal article
  • Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
  • A Anderson,
  • Howard Jones,
  • JV Martinez
Finance
  • Timothy Jenkinson,
  • Howard Jones,
  • Felix Suntheim
Finance

Institutional investor expectations, manager performance, and fund flows(opens in new window)

  • Journal article
  • Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
  • Howard Jones,
  • Jose Vicente Martinez
Finance
  • Tim Jenkinson,
  • Howard Jones,
  • Jose Vicente Martinez
Finance
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Engagement

Howard has authored numerous articles in the financial press, including the Financial Times and The Wall Street Journal.

His interest in investment advice reflects his own experience as a pension fund trustee and as an independent adviser to trustees.

On the policy side, Howard has served as an expert adviser to the European Commission and written joint publications with the UK Financial Conduct Authority.

Teaching

Howard currently teaches: