Mendoza School of Business

Jason Reed

Wade Family Associate Teaching Professor of Finance; Associate Director of Notre Dame Institute for Global Investing
  232 Mendoza College of Business
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Jason Reed is The Wade Family associate teaching professor and associate Faculty Director for the Notre Dame Institute for Global Investing.

Professor Reed teaches FIN 40640 Applied Investment Management (AIM) and FIN 40610 Security Analysis. AIM provides students with the opportunity to participate in live portfolio management while developing their financial analysis skills through rigorous, fundamental equity research. The 25 selected students-turned-analysts are charged with the research and decision-making process required to manage a live portfolio, currently valued at over $29 million.

Honors and distinctions include the Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching (2023), the James Dincolo Outstanding Undergraduate Professor Award (2023), and the James Dincolo Outstanding Undergraduate Finance Professor (2018).

Reed’s research focuses the integration of behavioral economics in the field of macroeconomics and finance and was awarded the Department of Economics Mendelson Award for Outstanding dissertation (2015).

Reed earned a B.A. in art and design, as well as a B.S. in economics from Grand Valley State University. He earned his master’s degree and Ph.D. in economics from Wayne State University. Outside of the classroom, he enjoys spending time with his family, is an avid traveler and still finds time to oil paint.

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Ph D, Wayne State University
MA, Wayne State University
BA, Grand Valley State University
BS, Grand Valley State University

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