Ann Sherman

Associate Professor
Ph.D. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN USA, Economics
(312) 362-5499
1 E. Jackson Blvd.
DePaul Center 5500 Chicago, IL 60604


​Dr. Sherman is a leading expert on initial public offering (IPO) methods, particularly on the use of auctions. She was a consultant for Google on its IPO, testified before a Senate Subcommittee investigating the IPO process, and has been interviewed by various publications including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Financial Times, Forbes, Fortune and Business Week. In addition to IPOs, Dr. Sherman has published research on auctions, seasoned equity offerings and corporate financial liquidity, and has done theoretical, empirical and experimental research. Top journals that have published her research include the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics and the Review of Financial Studies. She received her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Minnesota, where she was a research assistant for Nobel Laureate Professor Edward Prescott, her dissertation advisor. She received her B.A. from Columbia University (Barnard College), magna cum laude.

Sherman CV.pdf​​

Academic Degrees

Ph.D. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN USA, Economics
B.A. Barnard College Columbia University, New York, NY USA

Formerly Ann Guenther 

Research areas: IPOs (initial public offerings), auctions, seasoned equity offerings, game theory, corporate financial slack; Please see my ssrn page for current research (http:www.ssrn.comauthor=28144).​​​