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Gib Bassett

Emeritus Professor and Director of the International Center for Futures and Derivatives (ICFD)

Department of Finance


Building & Room:

University Hall 2115


601 S. Morgan St., Chicago, IL 60607

Office Phone:

(312) 996-5777


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Gib Bassett is Professor of Finance. He is a co-developer of quantile regression, which was recognized by the Journal of Economic Perspectives as one of the most significant advances in economics in the past 50 years. He is the founding director of the International Center for Futures and Derivatives at the University of Illinois at Chicago. His research has appeared in many journals, including Econometrica, American Statistical Association, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Financial Econometrics, Risk Analysis, and Theory and Decision. He received his BS degree from the University of Pennsylvania and PhD from the University of Michigan.


University of Pennsylvania, BS
University of Michigan, PhD