Gjergji Cici

Gjergji Cici, Ph.D.

Capitol Federal Professor

Capitol Federal Hall, Room 4104

Ph.D. in Finance, University of Minnesota
B.S. in Business Administration, University of Minnesota

Academic Areas
Behavior and incentives of professional money managers
Portfolio performance evaluation, formation and utilization of human capital
Agency issues in the asset management industry

Gjergji Cici is the Capitol Federal Professor of Finance at the University of Kansas School of Business. He also is a research fellow at the Centre for Financial Research at the University of Cologne, Germany. Prior to joining KU in 2018, he was the Thomas L. Owen Professor and associate professor of finance at the College of William & Mary. After receiving his Ph.D. in finance from the University of Minnesota, he became associate director of research for Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) at the Wharton School of Business.

His research has been published in Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Review of Finance, Real Estate Economics, Journal of Financial Intermediation, and Journal of Banking and Finance, among others. Professor Cici's research has been discussed in various regulatory proposals related to the mutual fund industry and featured in more than 40 articles in the business press, including the Financial Times, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, Bloomberg, and Pensions & Investments.