Dr. Steve L. Slezak is Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Cincinnati and Director of the university’s Carl H. Lindner III Center for Insurance and Risk Management. He earned his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, San Diego. Before joining the University of Cincinnati, he was on the faculty of the finance departments at the University of Michigan and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Professor Slezak’s honors from the University of Cincinnati include the Harold J. Grilliot Award for Exemplary Service to Undergraduate Organizations and the Michael L. Dean Excellence in Classroom Education and Learning EXCEL Graduate Teaching Award. He also received the Weatherspoon Award for Excellence in MBA Teaching at UNC–Chapel Hill.

Professor Slezak’s teaching focuses on investments, risk management, and insurance, and his research examines the adverse effects of informational problems on managerial incentives and risk management. The results of his work have appeared in top-tier finance and economics journals, including The Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, The Review of Financial Studies, and the Journal of Economics and Management Strategy.

Advanced Investments 1. Decisions & Goals

Advanced Investments 2. Framework for Investing

Advanced Investments 3. Mistakes Investors Make

Advanced Investments 4. Characteristics of Security Returns

Advanced Investments 5. Theory of Efficient Markets

Advanced Investments 6. Evidence on Efficient Markets

Advanced Investments 7. Valuation Formulas

Advanced Investments 8. Bond Pricing

Advanced Investments 9. Term Structure of Interest Rates

Advanced Investments 10. Risks in Bonds