Steven D. Baker

Assistant Professor of Commerce
Finance

Steven D. Baker
+1 434-243-7712
Office: 
384
Education: 
Ph.D., Financial Economics, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University
M.C.S., University of Virginia
Sc.B., Computer Science, A.B., German Studies, Brown University
Areas of Expertise: 
Asset pricing
Portfolio theory
Commodity markets
Professional Activities: 

Professor Baker studies how different financial market participants interact through trade to determine asset prices. His research also connects financial markets to the real economy. Much of his work applies to crude oil markets or to economies where participants disagree about how markets are likely to behave.

Professor Baker's work has been presented at leading business schools and conferences. Before earning his Ph.D. in Financial Economics, Professor Baker had a career as a Computer Scientist at Raytheon Company, working on experimental real-time distributed systems.