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Emma B. Rasiel, Associate Professor of the Practice, Director of the Financial Education Partnership, Director of the Duke in New York Program

Emma B. Rasiel
Contact Info:
Office Location:  329H Soc. Sci
Office Phone:  (919) 660-1837
Email Address: send me a message
Web Page:

Teaching (Fall 2014):  (typical courses)

    Social Sciences 139, MW 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
    (also cross-listed as ECON 572.01)
  • ENERGY 620.01, ENERGY FINANCE Synopsis
    Fuqua SAUER, M 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Office Hours:

Fall Semester 2014: Walk-in office hours
Mondays & Thursdays 1:30 - 3:30
No appointment necessary

PhDDuke University2003
MBAThe Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania1990
BSOxford University1986

Financial Economics
Behavioral Economics
Research Interests:

Professor Rasiel's primary area of interest is Behavioral Economics, with application to both finance and health care.

Areas of Interest:

Behavioral Finance
Behavioral Decision-Making


Behavioral Finance • Financial Decision-Making


Rasiel is Director of the Financial Education 
Partnership, a joint program with Duke's Career 
Center and a number of financial market sponsors. 
She is the Academic Director of the Duke in New York
 and Duke in London Programs, and the Teaching 
Director for the Duke Financial Economics Center 
(DFE). She also serves as Admissions Director for the MA program in Economics.
Curriculum Vitae  Bio
Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. E.B. Rasiel, R Califf, K. Schulman, Considerations of Net Present Value in Policy Making Regarding Diagnostic and Therapeutic Technologies, American Heart Association (Summer, 2008)
  2. E.B. Rasiel, J. Jacob, Index Volatility Futures in Asset Allocation: A Hedging Framework, Lazard Asset Management--Investment Research (Spring, 2008)
  3. E.B. Rasiel, R Temple, Prime and Subprime Mortgage Foreclosure Analysis, Lazard Asset Management--Investment Research (2007)
  4. Glickman, Rasiel, Dukes Hamilton, Kubataev, & Schulman, Portfolio Model of Drug Development for Tuberculosis, Science (2006)
  5. Rasiel, Schulman and Weinfurt, Can Prospect Theory Explain Risk-Seeking Behavior by Terminally Ill Patients, Medical Decision Making (2005)

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