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Quoc Nguyen

Academic Degrees

PhD, Finance, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2013
BA, Computational Mathematics and Statistics, University of Waterloo, 2007


Quoc Nguyen focuses his teaching and research on behavioral finance, asset pricing and corporate finance. In 2016, his co-authored paper, “Lazy Prices,” which examined changes to corporate reporting language, received Hillcrest Asset Management’s Behavioral Finance Award. The research paper has also been highlighted in several media outlets, including Bloomberg Businessweek, The Wall Street Journal and Forbes magazine. Prior to joining DePaul, Nguyen served as assistant professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He earned a PhD in finance from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and a bachelor’s of mathematics from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.