Dr. Stein earned his Ph.D. from the Freeman School of Business at Tulane University in 2012, and has worked at various universities in the U.S. and Latin America, before coming to UNL in 2015. Dr. Stein’s research focuses on investments, in particular the strategies and performance of mutual funds, trading algorithms, and behavioral finance.
Quantitative Methods for Finance (FINA 801) - Statistics is the art and science of collecting, analyzing, presenting and interpreting data with the objective of improving decision-making. As such, it plays an important role in financial decision processes, which is why this course involves practice in using statistical methods that have wide applicability in business and financial decision making.
Cases in Financial Management (FINA 803) - Learn how to apply strategic financial decision-making to real-world financial and business problems through case studies and projects.
Financial Decision Making (FINA 300) - Covers the basic principles of Financial Decision Making with an emphasis on time value of money, financial statement analysis, working capital management, capital budgeting and risk management.
Strategic Financial Management (FINA 475) - Strategic corporate financial decisions on firm value. Cases and projects that synthesize material from other courses within the finance major and core business classes. The application of financial and business principles in value-based management.