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Jefferson Duarte

Associate Professor of Finance and
Gerald D. Hines Associate Professor of Real Estate Finance

McNair Hall, Room 321
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Jefferson Duarte is an Associate Professor of Finance and the Gerald D. Hines Professor of Real Estate Finance. He received the Fama-DFA prize for the best Asset Pricing paper published in the Journal of Financial Economics in 2009. Prof. Duarte is currently an associate editor of the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis and he often serves as a referee for academic journals. Prof. Duarte’s research has been published in the top journals of his field. His research has also been widely covered in U.S. and international media, including the following papers and magazines: The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Reuters, Dow Jones Newswires, U.S. News & World Report, The New York Times, Barron’s and The Economist. He holds a B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from the Instituto Tecnologico de Aeronautica (Brazil), and both an MBA and a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Chicago. Prior to joining Rice University, Prof. Duarte was an Associate Professor at the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington in Seattle. Currently teaching Real Estate Finance, Prof. Duarte has also taught PhD and MBA level courses in option pricing models, term structure models, empirical asset pricing and risk management.
See my personal web page for current research projects.
Jefferson Duarte, Fama-DFA Prize for the Best Asset Pricing Paper Published in the Journal of Financial Economics in 2009
Jefferson Duarte, Second Best Paper Presented at the 2006 WHU Fixed Income Conference
Jefferson Duarte, Best Paper Presented at the 2009 German Finance Association Meeting