Tavy Ronen

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Associate Professor and Director of Business of Fashion Programs, Vice Director of Whitcomb Center for Research in Financial Services
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Ph.D., Stern School of Business, New York University; Finance


Market microstructure, corporate bond markets, efficiency, liquidity and credit markets, finance issues in the fashion and beauty industries


Finance, Financial Institutions & Markets, Floating Finance Seminar-Microstructure, Financial Management, Finance for Fashion and Other Creative Pursuits

Tavy Ronen joined the Rutgers Business School faculty in 1995. She has a Ph.D. in finance from the Stern School of Business, New York University, and has taught classes such as advanced financial management, financial institutions and markets, finance for fashion and the finance seminar course on market microstructure for doctoral students. Tavy has taught at several universities, including New York University, Columbia University and the University of Wisconsin at Madison.

Tavy’s areas of expertise include market microstructure, credit markets, informational efficiency and the financial issues facing the fashion and related industries. Some of her publications can be found at the Social Science Electronic Publishing website.

Tavy is the founding director of the Business of Fashion programs at Rutgers Business School, which includes the Master of Science in Business of Fashion, as well as an undergraduate minor and concentration in business of fashion. She is also vice-director of the Whitcomb Center for Research in Financial Services and the founding director of the Center for Research for the Business of Fashion. Her consulting activities include her role as director at Ronen Economics and the sole academic affiliate at Stanford Consulting Group, through which she has served as expert witness on several securities litigation cases involving both equity and corporate bonds.


Watch as Professor Ronen discusses the Rutgers Master of Science in Business of Fashion program--the only business and management degree of its kind in the New York City area designed to help you launch a career in fashion management. 

With a blend of business and finance courses applied to the beauty and fashion industries, and even courses in fashion design, the Rutgers Business School minor and concentration in Business of Fashion gives undergraduates a leg up into a career in fashion business and management.