Jonathan Brogaard

Executive Director

Dr. Jonathan Brogaard is the Kendall D. Garff Chaired Professor in the Finance department at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business. His research interests focus on market microstructure and empirical asset pricing to examine the impact of automated and high-speed trading on equity and commodity markets, both in the United States as well as internationally. This work has been published extensively across the top finance journals, including, the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, and the Review of Financial Studies. It has also been cited in major media publications, including BusinessweekBloombergThe EconomistFinancial TimesNewsweekThe New YorkerNew York Times, and Wall Street Journal, contributing to debates on such topics as the role of passive index investing, commodity markets pricing, high-frequency trading, and exchange design in securities markets. As part of his research, Professor Brogaard specializes in handling and analyzing large datasets (e.g. trading and quotation data), developing empirically-grounded insights on key questions in research and policy. With a strong interest in law, finance, and policymaking, he has worked with various governmental and regulatory authorities, including the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the U.K. Financial Services Authority, and the Canadian Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada. He currently serves on FINRA’s Market Regulation Committee.