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Dr Baback Roodbar

Assistant Professor in Finance

Assistant Professor in Finance in the Business School


I am an Assistant Professor in Financial Economics at Durham University Business School. Currently, I serve as the Director of postgraduate taught programs in Finance and as the Placement Champion for the Department of Finance. I joined Durham University in 2019 having previously held roles at Newcastle and Northumbria University.

Mini Biography

I hold a PhD in Economics from Newcastle University. My research interests are in the fields of empirical market microstructure, price discovery and behavioural finance. I am the Director of postgraduate taught programmes in Finance. I teach computational, quantitative, and behavioural finance. 

Research interests

  • Financial Market Efficiency
  • Market Microstructure
  • Behavioural Finance
  • Information Economics
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