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Assistant Professor
Finance • Center for Research on Consumer Financial Decision Making

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Brian Waters is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado. He received a Ph.D. in Finance from the UCLA Anderson School of Management as well as a B.S. in Economics and a B.S. in Human and Organizational Development from Vanderbilt University. He studies information frictions in financial markets. Past research has examined optimal contracts for impact investing, the timing of bonus pay, biases in executive hiring, and price patterns in real estate markets. Other interests include price and borrowing constraints, trading in decentralized markets, and market microstructure.

Brian teaches Investment and Portfolio Management at the undergraduate level and Finance Theory at the graduate level.