Andrew Koch
Associate Professor of Business Administration


326 Mervis Hall
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Andrew Koch is an associate professor of finance in the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh. His research covers several topics, most of which are related to corporate finance and financial institutions. Recent work includes studies of how institutional investors work together to improve firm governance, and whether or not common institutional ownership creates anti-competitive product markets. Andrew received his PhD from The University of Texas at Austin in 2011.

Courses Recently Taught

  • Financial Risk Management, 2019-present
  • PhD seminar on Institutional Investors, 2015-present
  • Introduction to Finance, University of Pittsburgh, 2011-2018
  • Business Finance, University of Texas, 2008-2009, 2011

Awards and Honors


  • Katz Excellence in Research Award 2015-2018
  • BNY Mellon Faculty Fellow, University of Pittsburgh, 2011-2013


  • PhD in Finance, University of Texas at Austin
  • MA in Business Administration, University of Arizona
  • BS in Industrial Engineering, Georgia Tech

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