Diego García
Burridge Endowed Chair in Finance • DCPC Chair and Finance PhD Program Director
Finance • Center for Research on Consumer Financial Decision Making • Burridge Center for Finance

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Diego García is the Burridge Endowed Chair in Finance at the Leeds School of Business. Professor García was on the faculty at UNC at Chapel Hill and at the Tuck School of Business before joining the University of Colorado at Boulder. He received his PhD from the Haas School of Business and his master’s in statistics from the College of Letters and Science at the University of California, Berkeley. He received his BBA from the Asturias Business School in Spain. Professor García comes from Asturias, a small region in Northwest Spain.

Professor García's research interest encompass informational frictions in financial markets, as well as the effect of behavioral biases in asset prices. His work is both theoretical and empirical in nature, and it has been published in leading journals such as the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Financial Studies, and the Journal of Economic Theory, among others. Professor García's research received the Michael Brennan award for the best paper published in the Review of Financial Studies.

Professor García has taught both corporate and investment classes in undergraduate, MBA, MAC and PhD courses during his tenure at Dartmouth and UNC. At the Leeds School Diego has taught Investments, Corporate Finance, Derivatives, and a graduate course on natural language processing using business news/text.