The Marshall E. Rinker, Sr. School of Business
Full Name: Ariel Viale
Associate Professor of Finance
B.S., Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (Venezuela); M.S., Ph.D., Texas A & M University.
Before coming to PBA, Dr. Viale was an assistant professor at Florida Atlantic University
where he taught undergraduate, MBA, and Ph.D. level courses, and served as a member
of several doctoral committees. His research focus is primarily in asset pricing,
market microstructure, financial econometrics, and international finance. His recent
publications include the Review of Asset Pricing Studies, Journal of Banking and Finance,
Journal of Financial Research, Journal of Financial Stability, and Quantitative Finance.
He has also presented his research in several national and international peer-reviewed
conferences such as the Financial Management Association, the Southern Finance Association,
the Econometric Society, and the International Paris Finance (EUROFIDAI-AFFI) meetings.
Dr. Viale has previous experience in the finance industry as a certified stock broker
and investment adviser. He received a Catholic-oriented education under the intellectual
tradition of Dominican and Jesuit fathers. He is an active member of St. Therese de
Lisieux Catholic Church of Wellington, Florida.