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Ben Carlston, Ph.D.

Ben Carlston2013, Assistant Professor of Finance; Ph.D., Duke University, 2013; M.A., Duke University, 2008; B.A., Brigham Young University, 2007.

Expertise: Empirical Asset Pricing; Financial Economics; Applied Econometrics.

Ben Carlston is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Eberhardt School of Business. Dr. Carlston received his Ph.D. in Economics, with an emphasis on Financial Econometrics, from Duke University.

During his time at Duke University, Dr. Carlston taught undergraduate courses in Corporate Finance, Investments, and Intermediate Microeconomics. He is currently engaged in research evaluating the accuracy of several stock price volatility measures that rely on high frequency price data. His other research focuses on better understanding liquidity risk and volatility risk and their link to expected stock returns and macroeconomic variables.