Donald Keim is the John B. Neff Professor Emeritus of Finance at the Wharton School. His research has dealt with the relation between stock returns and predetermined variables (dividend yields, market cap, earnings/price ratios, and calendar turning points), tests of asset pricing models, the behavior of institutional investors with respect to trading and stock holdings, the risks and returns of stock market-based real estate investments, and the junk bond market.

Keim has several awards, including the New York Stock Exchange Award from the Western Finance Association and the Investor Responsibility Research Center Award.

He received his PhD at University of Chicago in 1983, his MBA at University of Chicago in 1980, and his BSBA at Bucknell University in 1975.