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Benjamin Golez

Assistant Professor


Benjamin Golez is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of Notre Dame where he teaches Investments at the undergraduate and MBA level. He joined ND in 2011 after receiving a Ph.D. and MSc. degree in Finance from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Spain). Benjamin’s primary research interests are asset pricing, derivatives, and agency problems within financial institutions. His work appeared in the Review of Financial Studies and the Journal of Financial Economics, and has been featured in Financial Times and Bloomberg Businessweek. Benjamin holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Ljubljana (Slovenia).




  • Investment Theory


"Price support by bank-affiliated mutual funds," (with Jose M. Marin), To appear in Journal of Financial Economics.

"Expected returns and dividend growth rates implied by derivative markets,"  Review of Financial Studies, 27, March, 2014, 790-822.

"Pinning in the S&P 500 futures," (with Jens Carsten Jackwerth),  Journal of Financial Economics, 106, December, 2012, 566-585.


Benjamin Golez, Jose M. Marin, American Finance Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, "Price support in the stock market," (January 2012).


Zhi Da, "Has cash flow become less important? A tale of two periods reexamined."

Priyank Gandhi, Jens C. Jackwerth, Alberto Plazzi, "Libor manipulation: Qui bono?"