Gilbert W. Bassett, Jr.

Emeritus Professor

Department of Finance

University of Illinois Chicago


University of Pennsylvania, BS
University of Michigan, PhD
Gib 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. He worked a college summer job sorting hogs in the morning at the Union Stockyards and afterwards recording pork belly prices from the ticker tape. He received the BS degree from the University of Pennsylvania(Wharton) and PhD from the University of Michigan.

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 494/594.
  • Syllabus March 2024
  • Syllabus 2023
  • Syllabus 2022
  • Earlier


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
  • Publications

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