Professor Werner has an MBA and an Ekon. Lic. from Stockholm School of Economics, a PhD from the University of Rochester (1990), and an Honorary Doctorate in Economics from Stockholm School of Economics (2013). She joined the Finance group at Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University, in 1998. Professor Werner holds the Martin and Andrew Murrer Endowed Professorship in Finance and serves as Finance Department Chair. She held a National Fellowship at the Hoover Institution (Stanford University) during 1995-1996. She was the 1996-1997 Visiting Research Economist at the New York Stock Exchange, and the 2001-2002 Nasdaq Visiting Academic Fellow.
Professor Werner served on the Economic Advisory Board of the NASD 1998-2000, the Scientific Advisory Board of the Swedish Financial Regulatory Committee 2008-2011, the Academic Advisory Board of the Swedish Finance Research Institute (SIFR) in Stockholm 2006-2013, and she currently serves on the Academic Advisory Board for the Swedish House of Finance (SHOF).
She currently serves on the Editorial Board of the The Review of Asset Pricing Studies, the Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money, the Emerging Markets Finance Journal, the International Review of Economics & Finance, and the European Financial Management, and she was an associate editor for the Journal of Finance 2001-2003, and the Review of Financial Studies from 1998-2001. Moreover, she has served as an ad hoc referee for more than twenty other journals in Economics and Finance.
Professor Werner’s research interests range from international finance to market microstructure. Her research has been published in top-tier economics and finance journals such as Journal of Finance, the Review of Financial Studies, and Journal of Economic Theory. In the international finance area, she has studied capital controls, home bias and cross-border securities trading. In the market microstructure area, she has studied: trading of British cross-listed securities both in London and in the U.S.; interdealer trading on the London Stock Exchange; the trades of NYSE floor brokers; Nasdaq institutional trading; the effect of Nasdaq delistings on firm value and liquidity; short-sale trading strategies; and the effect of suspending short-sale price tests on market quality. Current research projects include Dark Pool trading and market quality, OTC market disclosure and market efficiency, Liquidity and asset pricing, and APR violations in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy.
Professor Werner currently teaches Trading and Markets to Fisher graduate and undergraduate students. She has taught at the graduate level at Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, Bocconi University, and the University of Bologna.