Benjamin M. Blau


Associate Professor and Huntsman Faculty Fellow
Department of Economics and Finance
3565 Old Main Hill
Logan, Utah 84322
Phone: 435-797-2340
Email: ben.blau@usu.edu

Education: 
Ph.D., University of Mississippi
  Primary Area: Finance
  Secondary Area: Microeconomics
  Secondary Area: Econometrics
M.S., Utah State University
  Primary Area: Economic Theory
B.S, Utah State University
  Major: Finance
  Minor: Economics







Research:                                                                   

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Academic Interests: 
    Market Microstructure
    Asset Pricing
        
Awards and Recognition:
   Huntsman School Graduate Student Mentor of the Year - 2015
   Department Graduate Student Mentor of the Year - 2015
   Huntsman School Researcher of the Year - 2013
   Department Researcher of the Year - 2013
   Best Paper in 2012 - Journal of Financial Research
   Huntsman School Teacher of the Year - 2012
   Department Teacher of the Year - 2012
   Best Paper Semifinalist - 2011 FMA Annual Meeting 
   Department Research Mentor of the Year - 2011
   Best Paper in 2010 - Financial Review
   Brigham Young University, Outstanding Teaching Award - 2009
   University of Mississippi Graduate School Research Grant - 2008
   University of Mississippi Graduate School Research Grant - 2007
   American Finance Association Travel Grant – 2008 
   University of Mississippi Ph.D. Student of the Year – 2008
   University of Mississippi Graduate School Fellowship - 2005-2008

    

                                                                 
                                                                                  



Recent Referee Service:                                                 

    Financial Management                                              

    Journal of Banking and Finance

    Journal of Corporate Finance

    Journal of Empirical Finance

    Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis

    Journal of Futures Markets

    Journal of International Business Studies

    Journal of International Money and Finance

    Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics

    Journal of Risk and Insurance

    Management Science


Media Mentions

    Wall Street Journal

    Washington Examiner

    Washington Post

    CNNMoney

    Bloomberg

    International Business Times

    Poltico

    Smart Money Magazine

    Reuters

    Elitetrader.com

    Townhall.com

    Chicago Tribune