USC Marshall School of Business
Doctor of Philosophy, Finance & Business Economics (May 2014)
Faculty Advisor: Wayne E. Ferson
Samuel’s work brings an interdisciplinary approach to the study of finance. He explores empirical patterns suggested by psychology and economics that are not incorporated into the field’s current theory. His research has published in the Journal of Financial Economics and the Quarterly Journal of Finance. In 2013, Samuel’s paper on investor trade assets was awarded the UBS Global Asset Management and the Michael J Barclay Young Scholar Award from the Financial Research Association. With offers from the University of Chicago Booth, the University of Pennsylvania Wharton, and Boston College, Samuel has accepted a position at the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago.