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Ben Carlston, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Finance

Contact

Phone: 209.946.2630
Email: bcarlston@pacific.edu

Office Hours

Monday and Wednesday
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
and by appointment

Education

Duke University, Ph.D. and M.A.

Brigham Young University, B.A.

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.

 

EBERHARDT SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
Financial Managment (B.S.)
Student Investment Fund (SIF)
(B.S./MBA)
Fundamentals of Finance
(MBA)
Investment Analysis
(B.S.)

DUKE UNIVERSITY
Corporate Finance
Intermediate Microeconomics II
Financial Markets and Investments
Intermediate Macroeconomics II

 

WORKING PAPERS

  • Examining the Commonality in Liquidity and Volatility Risk (Job Market Paper).
  • Can Stock Market Liquidity and Volatility Help Predict Business Cycles?
  • Data-Based Evaluation of Integrated Variance Estimators.