Dr. Geoffrey Friesen earned his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa, and his B.S. from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. He came to CBA in 2005. His research interests include investments, behavioral finance, mutual fund performance, microfinance, business ethics and the application of Catholic Social Teaching to economics and finance. His teaching interests includes investments, security analysis, derivatives, managerial economics, the history of financial and economic thought and Ph.D. financial theory.
Friesen’s publications include “Heterogeneous Beliefs and Risk-Neutral Skewness,” Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis and “Mutual Fund Flows and Investor Returns: An Empirical Examination of Mutual Fund Investor Timing Ability,” The Journal of Banking and Finance.