Corey A. Shank

Assistant Professor of Finance

Wright School of Business

Dalton State College


My research interests lie within both traditional and behavioral investments. My behavioral research focuses on how human elements such as core characteristics of individuals (like personality traits), peripheral physiological processes (such as hormonal activity), and central nervous system activity relate to financial decision making and performance. Additionally, my more traditional research topics focus on asset pricing and market efficiency.

Curriculum Vitae

Working Papers

The Psychobiology of Investment Biases: The Role of Testosterone, Cortisol, and Personalityā€¯ with John Nofsinger & Fernando Patterson

Obesity, Health Habits, and Financial Decision Making

The Decision Making of a Financial Psychopath with Brice Dupoyet, Robert Durand, & Fernando Patterson

Oil Price Movement and American Depositary Receipts Mispricing

NFL Betting Market Efficiency, Divisional Rivals, and Profitable Strategies


Decision Making, Financial Risk Aversion, and Behavioral Biases: The Role of Testosterone and Stress (with John Nofsinger & Fernando Patterson)

Journal of Economics and Human Biology, 2018, 29: 1-16.

Deconstructing the Corporate Psychopath: An Examination of Deceptive Behavior

Review of Behavioral Finance, 2018, 10: 163-182

DEEP Sleep: The Impact of Sleep on Financial Risk Taking (with John Nofsinger)

Review of Financial Economics, 2018, Forthcoming

Oil Prices Volatility or Direction: Which Matters More to Financial Markets? (with Brice Dupoyet)

Journal of Financial Markets and Portfolio Management, 2018, 32, 275-295.

Is the NFL Betting Market Still Inefficient?

Journal of Economics and Finance, 2018, Forthcoming.

NFL Betting Biases, Profitable Strategies and the Wisdom of the Crowd

International Journal of Sports Finance, 2018, Forthcoming

Are US-Dollar-Hedged-ETF Investors Aggressive on Exchange Rates? A Panel VAR approach (with Andre Vianna)

Research in International Business and Finance, 2016, 38: 430-438.