Albert S. (Pete) Kyle is selected as a member of the AFA Society of Fellows
Date Posted: January 05, 2014
The AFA announces the selection of Pete Kyle as a member of the AFA Society of Fellows. Professor Kyle has been the Charles E. Smith Chair Professor of Finance at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business since 2006. He has been a professor at Princeton University (1981-1987), the University of California Berkeley (1987-1992), and Duke University (1992-2006). Professor Kyle’s research focuses on market microstructure, including topics such as informed speculative trading, market manipulation, price volatility, the information content of market prices, market liquidity, and contagion. His current research also deals with concepts from industrial organization to value companies. He has been a Fellow of the Econometric Society (2002), a board member of the American Finance Association (2004-2006), a staff member of the Presidential Task Force on Market Mechanisms (Brady Commission, 1987), a member of NASDAQ’s economic advisory board (2004-2007), a member of the FINRA economic advisory committee (since 2010), and a member of the CFTC’s Technology Advisory Committee (since 2010).
Professor Kyle earned his B.S. degree in mathematics from Davidson College (summa cum laude, 1974) and completed his Ph.D. in economics at the University of Chicago in 1981.