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Emma Rasiel, Professor of the Practice and Co-Director of Duke in New York Finance and Associate Chair and Admissions Director for MA and MQFE Degree Programs and Director of Duke Financial Economics Center and Director of Graduate Studies of MSEM and MQFE Degree Program

Emma Rasiel

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

Contact Info:
Office Location:  329H Social Sciences Building
Office Phone:  (919) 660-1837
Email Address: send me a message
Web Page:

Teaching (Fall 2017):  (typical courses)

  • ECON 699.01, INTERNSHIP Synopsis
    Languages 312, WF 06:15 PM-07:30 PM
Office Hours:

Walk-in office hours during the fall 2017 semester: Mondays and Thursdays 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Ph.D.Duke University2003
M.B.A.University of Pennsylvania1990
BSOxford University1986
B.A.University of Oxford (UK)1986

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 • Behavioral Research • Derivatives • Financial Decision-Making • Investments • Risk-Taking


Rasiel is Teaching Director of the Duke Financial Economics Center (DFE). 
She is the Academic Director of the Duke in New York
 and Duke in London Programs. 
She also serves as 
Admissions Director for the MA program in Economics.
Curriculum Vitae  Bio
Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Califf, RM; Rasiel, EB; Schulman, KA, Considerations of net present value in policy making regarding diagnostic and therapeutic technologies., American Heart Journal, vol. 156 no. 5 (Summer, 2008), pp. 879-885 [19061701], [doi]  [abs]
  2. Rasiel, EB; Jacob, J, Index Volatility Futures in Asset Allocation: A Hedging Framework, Lazard Asset Management--Investment Research (Spring, 2008)
  3. Glickman, SW; Rasiel, EB; Hamilton, CD; Schulman, KA, Response [2], Science, vol. 315 no. 5815 (2007), pp. 1076-1077, ISSN 0036-8075
  4. Rasiel, EB; Temple, R, Prime and Subprime Mortgage Foreclosure Analysis, Lazard Asset Management--Investment Research (2007)
  5. Glickman, SW; Rasiel, EB; Hamilton, CD; Kubataev, A; Schulman, KA, A portfolio model of drug development for tuberculosis, Science, vol. 311 no. 5765 (2006), pp. 1246-1247, ISSN 0036-8075 [doi]  [abs]

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