Gerald R. Jensen, PhD, CFA
Gerald R. Jensen, PhD, CFA

Gerald R. Jensen, PhD, CFA

Heider College of Business

Academic Appointments


  • Economics and Finance


  • Professor


Dr. Gerald Jensen joined Creighton University in 2015 after serving as a Board of Trustees Professor at Northern Illinois University for many years. Dr. Jensen received his Ph. D. in Finance from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, his MBA from Iowa State University and his BS from South Dakota State University.  He is a CFA charterholder and is actively involved with the CFA Institute as a volunteer and a consultant.
Dr. Jensen’s research focuses on issues related to security pricing and investment strategy. He has published over sixty articles in prestigious journals including the Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Financial Research and the Financial Analysts Journal.  In 2015, Dr. Jensen and his co-authors published the book, Invest with the Fed, McGraw-Hill Education. He is a co-author on the 13th edition of the investments textbook, Investments: Analysis and Management, Wiley Publishing, 2016.

Publications and Presentations


  • , Jensen, Gerald Reed Investments, Wiley-Blackwell, 13, 2016
  • Investments, 13th Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, 2016


  • , Jensen, Gerald Reed Emerging markets: Is the trend still your friend?, Global Economy Journal, 32, 128-148, 2016
  • "Emerging markets: Is the trend still your friend?" Global Finance Journal, Global Economy Journal, 2016
  • The association between Federal Reserve policy and sector returns, Journal of Financial Service Professionals, Vol. 70, No. 3, May 2016, 83-88, 2016


  • Russell Hubbard. “Will 2018 be another banner year for the stock market? Financial experts make their forecasts.”, Omaha World-Herald, 2018
  • . “Momentum and funding conditions" , Journal of Banking & Finance, 88, 312-329, 2018


  • "All that’s gold does not glitter', Financial Analysts Journal, 74, 59-76


  • All That’s Gold Does Not Glitter- CFA Society of Nebraska, 2018
  • Luis Garcia-Feijoo, Gerald R. Jensen and Tyler K. Jensen. "Momentum and funding conditions." Eastern Finance Association, Baltimore Maryland, April 2016., 2016
  • Luis Garcia-Feijoo, Gerald R. Jensen and Tyler K. Jensen. "Momentum and funding conditions." Southern Finance Association, Captiva Island, Florida, November 2015., 2015
  • ETF Evolution: A Comprehensive Investment & Risk Management Workshop, 2015

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • Federal Reserve Monetary Policy and Security Returns