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Marcus Painter, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Finance


Ph.D. in Finance, University of Kentucky
B.S.B.A in Finance and Banking, University of Missouri

Research Interests

Investments; Municipal Finance; FinTech/Big Data; Political Economy; Climate Finance

Publications and Media Placements

An inconvenient cost: The effects of climate change on municipal bonds, Journal of Financial Economics 135 (2), 2020, 468-482

Political beliefs affect compliance with government mandates, with Tian Qiu, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 185, 2021, 688-701

Unmasking partisanship: Polarization undermines public response to collective risk, with Maria Milosh, Konstantin Sonin, David Van Dijcke, and Austin Wright, Journal of Public Economics, 204, 2021, 104538

Honors and Awards

  • Faculty Research Best Paper Annual Award, Chaifetz School of Business (2022)
  • Best Paper in Corporate Finance Award at Financial Management Association Meeting (2021)
  • Outstanding Paper in Risk Management Award at Eastern Finance Association Meeting (2018)