Jennifer Marietta-Westberg
Deputy Director and Deputy Chief Economist

Education Summary

  • Ph.D. Finance, University of Iowa, 2000
  • B.A. Mathematics (with Honors), University of Southern Connecticut, 1993

Fields of Interest

  • Investment banking and venture capital
  • International financial markets
Deputy Director and Deputy Chief Economist
Division of Economic and Risk Analysis
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
2013–present
Assistant Director
Division of Economic and Risk Analysis
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
2010–2013
Senior Financial Economist
Division of Economic and Risk Analysis
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
2007–2009
Visiting Scholar
Office of Economic Analysis
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
2006–2007
Assistant Professor of Finance
Michigan State University
2000–2006
  • Cindy Alexander, Scott Bauguess, Gennaro Bernile, Yoon-Ho Alex Lee, and Jennifer Marietta-Westberg, Economic Effects of SOX Section 404 Compliance: A Corporate Insider Perspective, 2013, Journal of Accounting and Economics, forthcoming.
  • William C. Johnson and Jennifer Marietta-Westberg, The Distribution of IPO Holdings Across Institutional Mutual Funds, 2009, Journal of Business Ethics 90, 119-128.
  • William C. Johnson and Jennifer Marietta-Westberg, Universal Banking, Asset Management, and Stock Underwriting, 2009, European Financial Management 15, 703-732.
  • Tim Loughran and Jennifer Marietta-Westberg, Divergence of Opinion Surrounding Extreme Events, 2005, European Financial Management 11, 579-601.
  • Tim Loughran and Jennifer Marietta-Westberg, The Timing Ability of Newly Listed NYSE Firms, 1926-1962, 2005, Journal of Behavioral Finance, 6, 44-56.
  • Cecilia Caglio, Kathleen Weiss Hanley and Jennifer Marietta-Westberg, Going Public Abroad, RSFI Working Paper 2013-01.
  • Cindy Alexander, Scott Bauguess, Gennaro Bernile, Yoon-Ho Alex Lee, and Jennifer Marietta-Westberg, Economic Effects of SOX Section 404 Compliance: A Corporate Insider Perspective.

Conference Activities

Presenter, 2014 AFA Conference
Panelist, 2013 Southwest Regional Securities Conference
Keynote speaker, 2013 Vanderbilt Conference on Institutional Investors and Price Efficiency
Panelist, 2013 NBER Credit Rating Agency Meeting
Keynote speaker, 2013 OTC Derivatives Clearing Summit
Panelist, 2013 Notre Dame Conference
Panelist, 2012 Financial Markets Association, Legal and Legislative Issues Conference
Paper presentation (by co-author), 2012 Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting, USC Marshall School of Business
Panelist, 2012 Financial Markets Association, Legal and Legislative Issues Conference
Panelist, 2011 Financial Markets Association, Legal and Legislative Issues Conference
Discussant, 2011 Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting, University of Indiana
Panelist, 2011 Burridge Center for Securities Analysis and Valuation Annual Conference, University of Colorado
Discussant, 2011 University of Notre Dame Regulatory Conference
Discussant, 2010 University of Notre Dame Regulatory Conference
Panelist and discussant, 2010 FMA Conference
Discussant, 2009 University of Notre Dame Regulatory Conference
Presenter and discussant, 2008 Oxford University IPO Symposium
Presenter and discussant, 2008 University of Notre Dame Ethics Conference
Discussant, 2008 Washington Area Finance Association Conference
Discussant, 2007 FMA Conference
Presenter and discussant, 2006 EFMA Conference
Presenter, 2006 Conference on Conflicts of Interest in Financial Markets, Vanderbilt University
Discussant, 2005 People and Money Conference, DePaul University
Discussant, 2005 FMA Conference
Discussant, 2004 FMA Conference
Discussant, 2003 FMA Conference
Discussant, 2002 FMA Conference
Discussant, 1999 FMA Conference

University Presentations

University of Iowa, 2013
American University, 2011
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 2006
University of Notre Dame, 2002
Arizona State University, 2000
University of Cincinnati, 2000
University of Georgia, 2000
Michigan State University, 2000
Santa Clara University, 2000
Southern Methodist University, 2000
Texas A&M University, 2000
Tulane University, 2000
University of Utah, 2000
University of Wisconsin, 2000