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Pavel Savor

  • Christopher L. Keeley Chair in Investment Management
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  • Department of Finance & Real Estate
  • Doctorate in​ Business Administration
  • (312) 362-5521
  • 1 E. Jackson Blvd.
    DePaul Center 5500
    Chicago, IL 60604

Academic Degrees

PhD, Business Economics, Harvard University
AM, Business Economics, Harvard University
MA, Economics, Yale University
BA, Economics and International Studies, Yale University


Pavel Savor is a professor of finance and Christopher L. Keeley Chair in Investment Management at DePaul University’s Driehaus College of Business. His research focuses on the relation between information and security risk and returns, and on how potential capital market inefficiencies impact firm and investor decision-making. His work has been published in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Finance, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and Management Science, and has been featured in national news and business periodicals including the Wall Street Journal and the Economist. It has also won several awards, including the Amundi Smith Breeden Distinguished Paper Prize at the Journal of Finance and the Spängler-IQAM Award for the Best Investments Paper at the Review of Finance.

Prior to his appointment at DePaul, Savor was an assistant professor at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and an associate professor at the Fox School of Business, Temple University. Before graduate school, he was a consultant at Cornerstone Research and led the mergers and acquisitions group at Pliva dd.