Justin Birru joined Fisher in 2012 as an Assistant Professor after earning a PhD in finance from NYU Stern School of Business. His research interests include behavioral finance and empirical asset pricing. Justin teaches Behavioral Finance in both the undergraduate and MBA programs at Fisher.

Areas of Expertise

Consumer Finance

  • Behavioral Finance


  • Asset Pricing


  • Ph.D. in Finance, New York University, Stern School of Business
  • B.S., Finance, University of Pittsburgh



  • BUSFIN 4224 - Behavioral Finance

    Theories and implications of behavioral finance, CAPM Anomalies, and advanced Investment strategies. Prereq: 4211 (721), 4221 (722) and BusMHR 2292 (BusAdm 499.01). Not open to students with credit for 722.

  • BUSFIN 7226 - Behavioral Finance

    Theories of behavioral finance, such as Prospect Theory, and their implications for investor behavior and markets. Prereq: MBA 6223; or prereq or concur: BusFin 7210, 7220, or 7230; or enrollment in SMB-Finance program.