BiographyBenjamin Golez is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of Notre Dame and the Zych Family Fellow in the Notre Dame Institute for Global Investing. His research focuses on empirical asset pricing and delegated portfolio management. In his recent papers, he studies return predictability over the last four centuries, the role of funding liquidity for hedge funds, the relation between alpha and size in mutual fund industry, and the role of enforcement in preventing financial market misconduct. His work appeared in the Review of Financial Studies and the Journal of Financial Economics, and has been presented at the American Finance Association, the Western Finance Association, and the National Bureau of Economic Research meetings. His work was also featured in the Financial Times and Bloomberg BusinessWeek. Benjamin teaches Investments at the undergraduate and the MBA level. He received a Ph.D. and MSc. degree in Finance from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Spain) and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Ljubljana (Slovenia).
Areas of Expertise
Asset pricing, derivatives, agency problems within financial institutions
BA, The University of Ljubljana
MS, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Ph D, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
"Price support by bank-affiliated mutual funds", (with Jose Marin), Journal of Financial Economics, 115, 2015.
"Expected returns and dividend growth rates implied by derivative markets", Review of Financial Studies, 27, 2014.
"Pinning in the S&P 500 futures", (with Jens Jackwerth), Journal of Financial Economics, 106, 2012.