Scott Cederburg

Associate Professor of Finance
Thomas C. Moses Endowed Professor in Finance
Scott Cederburg

McClelland Hall 315M
1130 E. Helen St. 
P.O. Box 210108
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0108


Areas of Expertise

Asset pricing (empirical and theoretical): factor models, cross-sectional anomalies, long-run risk, asset allocation and applied Bayesian econometrics

Scott Cederburg is an Associate Professor of Finance and the Thomas C. Moses Endowed Professor in Finance at the Eller College of Management. He earned his PhD in Finance from the University of Iowa. His research focuses on issues related to long-horizon investment outcomes and retirement security, return predictability, and mutual fund performance. His studies have been published in top academic journals, including the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and the Review of Finance. He won the 2018 TIAA Paul A. Samuelson Award for Outstanding Scholarly Writing on Lifelong Financial Security for his study, "Tax Uncertainty and Retirement Savings Diversification," and his work has been covered by The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Forbes, and Consumer Reports, among other outlets.


  • FIN 422 Risk Management and Derivatives - Spring
  • FIN 602 Dynamic Asset Pricing - Fall

Publications and Working Papers


  • PhD in Finance, University of Iowa, 2011