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Stuart Webb

Senior Lecturer



  • Ph.D. 2013
    Finance Duke University
  • A.B. 2008
    Mathematics Washington University in St. Louis


  • Core Finance
  • Options & Derivatives
  • Behavioral Finance
  • Analytics & Econometrics for Finance


I received my Ph.D. in 2013 from Duke University and taught at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas in Austin, and at the School of Business at the University of Miami (FL) before starting at Carlson in 2018. My teaching is focused on four broad areas: Core Finance, Options and Derivatives, Behavioral Finance, and Programming and Econometrics for Finance. My research has focused on Household Finance issues, specifically relating to mortgage choice, cultures impact on investment choices and asset prices, and how political cycles affect asset prices. 




Undergraduate Courses Taught at UMN

Finance Fundamentals (FINA 3001)

Financial Markets and Interest Rates (FINA 4121)

Behavioral Finance (FINA 4325)

Options and Derivatives I (FINA 4522)

Options and Derivatives II (FINA 4529)

Data Analytics for Finance (FINA 4920)


Graduate Courses Taught at UMN

Advanced Derivatives (FINA 5529)

Fixed Income and Interest Rates (FINA 6121)

Behavioral Finance (FINA 6325)

Econometrics I (MSF 6422)

Derivatives and Risk Management (MSF 6522)

Selected Works & Activities

  • Unpublished Works
    Hispanic Culture, Portfolio Decisions, and Asset Prices, with Jawad M. Addoum, Carina Cuculiza, and Alok Kumar
  • Unpublished Works
    Does Experience Affect Financial Decisions? Evidence from Mortgage Markets
  • Online MBA Faculty of the Year - 2024

    Finance Department Excellence in Education Award - 2023, 2024

    Masters of Science in Finance Best Teacher Award - 2022

    Carlson School of Management Award for Excellence in Teaching - 2021

    Business Week Faculty of the Year Finalist - 2019, 2020, 2021

  • Undergraduate Coordinator - Finance, Gold Block iCore 

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