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Bergsma, Kelley

Assistant Professor

CBA 206
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Ph.D. Finance, Florida State University (2015)

M.S. Finance, Villanova University (2011)

B.S. Finance and B.S. Economics, Villanova University (2009)

Research Interests

Dr. Bergsma's research focuses on options, behavioral finance, international finance, and short selling.

Selected Publications

"Cultural New Year Holidays and Stock Returns Around the World" with D. Jiang, 2016, Financial Management, 45(1): 3-35. Lead Article. 

"Does Offering Microsavings Make Sense for Microfinance Institutions?" 2011, The American Economist, 56(2): 15-27.

"Short Interest and Lottery Stocks" with J. Tayal, 2018, Financial Management, forthcoming.


Ellsworth Holden Finance Faculty Award (2016)

College of Business Doctoral Teaching Award (Florida State University) (2014)

AFA Student Travel Grant (2014)

Frank W. Taussig Article Award Winner (2010) 

Senior Class for the CoB Faculty Recognition Award (2018)


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