Gilbert W. Bassett, Jr.

Emeritus Professor

Department of Finance

University of Illinois Chicago


University of Pennsylvania, BS
University of Michigan, PhD

Gib Bassett is Emeritus Professor of Finance and Economics at UIC. He is a co-developer of quantile regression. He is the founding director of the International Center for Futures and Derivatives at UIC. A summer job in college was sorting hogs at the Union Stockyards and recording pork belly prices from the ticker tape. He received a BS degree from the University of Pennsylvania and PhD from the University of Michigan.


Areas of Interest:
Financial Markets
Energy and Environmental Economics
Decision, Risk, Voting
Statistics and Sports

The Chicago Exchanges Class

  • The Chicago Exchanges features presentations by leaders of financial exchanges and trading firms discussing the history and future role of financial exchanges in the global economy. The course will be offered in the second half of the Spring 2024 as Finance 594
  • Syllabus 2023
  • Syllabus 2022
  • Earlier Presentations

The Goat in the 3D City

  • The Goat in the 3D City
  • Regression Quantile Data View

  • RQView
  • Ellsberg Urns

  • Ellsberg Urns
  • Understanding Quantile Regression Lightning

  • Slides