Mark Seasholes conducts research in the field of financial economics, focusing on trading behavior and asset prices around the world. He has written on cross-border equity investments, herding behavior of individual investors, and loss aversion. Seasholes has teaching experience in a number of countries, cultures, and universities, including Harvard University; Santa Clara University; University of Texas at Austin; London Business School; INSEAD, France; University of Grenoble, France; and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
His work experience includes a number of years on Wall Street and in the emerging markets of East/Central Europe. Seasholes was one of the first equity analysts in post-communist Poland. He has completed a valuation project in Honduras, helped with the Lloyds of London restructuring, and given a series of lectures in China. He also worked with State Street Bank and Trust and their portfolio flow indices.