Professor Steve L. Slezak, Ph.D.

Professor Steve L.  Slezak
  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of California, San Diego
As a professor, my job is not to simply provide information or to tell you what to think. Rather, I think my job as a professor is to teach you how to think for yourself.

Dr. Steve L. Slezak is Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Cincinnati and Director of the university's Carl H. Lindner III Center for Insurance and Risk Management. He earned his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, San Diego. Before joining the University of Cincinnati, he was on the faculty of the finance departments at the University of Michigan and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Professor Slezak's honors from the University of Cincinnati include the Harold J. Grilliot Award for Exemplary Service to Undergraduate Organizations and the Michael L. Dean Excellence in Classroom Education and Learning EXCEL Graduate Teaching Award. He also received the Weatherspoon Award for Excellence in MBA Teaching at UNC, Chapel Hill. Professor Slezak's teaching focuses on investments, risk management, and insurance, and his research examines the adverse effects of informational problems on managerial incentives and risk management. The results of his work have appeared in top-tier finance and economics journals, including The Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, The Review of Financial Studies, and the Journal of Economics and Management Strategy.

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9 Courses and Sets

  1. Advanced Investments

    Advanced Investments

    Steve L. Slezak
    3.5 out of 5
    57% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $269.95 $149.95$269.95
    Investing can be a valuable part of achieving your hopes and dreams. Now, in these 24 lectures by Professor Steve L. Slezak, learn practical techniques for analyzing if a potential investment is a good deal, for measuring risk, for determining the relative advantages of active and passive investments, and much more. This course is essential for serious investors, students of finance, asset managers, and...
  2. (Set)  Advanced Investments & Secrets of Mental Math Set

    (Set) Advanced Investments & Secrets of Mental Math

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $404.90 Starting at $404.90 $469.90 $404.90$469.90
  3. (Set) Advanced Investments & Understanding Investments  Set

    (Set) Advanced Investments & Understanding Investments

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $449.90 Starting at $449.90 $524.90 $449.90$524.90
    Get a full picture of the financial markets and investment strategy with this immensely practical course set. For investors who already have an understanding of the basics, go deeper with the advanced lessons on strategy, risk, and opportunity in Advanced Investments. And if you need to learn or brush up on the fundamentals, Understanding Investments will guide you on investing with skill and confidence.
  4. (Set)  Advanced Investments & Thinking Like an Economist Set

    (Set) Advanced Investments & Thinking Like an Economist

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $404.90 Starting at $404.90 $469.90 $404.90$469.90
  5. (Set) Advanced Investments & Money and Banking: What Everyone Should Know  Set

    (Set) Advanced Investments & Money and Banking: What Everyone Should Know

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $554.90 Starting at $554.90 $644.90 $554.90$644.90
    Gain the essential knowledge about our financial system and its risks and opportunities that will help you manage your money with greater skill and confidence in this practical set. First, in Advanced Investments, learn techniques for analyzing if a potential investment is a good deal, for measuring risk, for determining the relative advantages of active and passive investments, and much more. Then, in Money...
  6. (Set) How the Stock Market Works & Advanced Investments  Set

    (Set) How the Stock Market Works & Advanced Investments

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $434.90 Starting at $434.90 $489.90 $434.90$489.90
    Get a sharp focus on the workings of the stock market as well as a detailed examination of cutting-edge investment principles and practices in this important course set. First, in How the Stock Market Works, learn the basics of how to invest safely in stocks and with prospects for long-term gains. Then, in Advanced Investments, serious investors will get the solid foundation and investing know-how to make wise...
  7. (Set) Advanced Investments & Financial Literacy: Finding Your Way in the Financial Markets  Set

    (Set) Advanced Investments & Financial Literacy: Finding Your Way in the Financial Markets

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $449.90 Starting at $449.90 $524.90 $449.90$524.90
    Ramp up your knowledge and skills in finance with this practical course set that will help you understand the markets and invest with skill and confidence. For investors who already have an understanding of the basics, go deeper with the advanced lessons on strategy, risk, and opportunity in Advanced Investments. And for an essential primer on the financial markets, Financial Literacy: Finding Your Way in the...
  8. (Set) The Art of Investing & Advanced Investments Set

    (Set) The Art of Investing & Advanced Investments

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $469.90 Starting at $469.90 $539.90 $469.90$539.90
    Investing can be a valuable part of being able to achieve your hopes and dreams. Learn how to make the most of it with this two-course set. The Art of Investing: Lessons from History's Greatest Traders gives you an insider’s grasp of the financial details employed by great investors through time. Then, learn practical techniques for analyzing the central problem of investing: how to determine if a potential...
  9. (Set) Your Guide to Investing Set

    (Set) Your Guide to Investing

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $864.80 Starting at $864.80 $999.80 $864.80$999.80
    Whether you're managing your own wealth or delegating the task to a professional, financial knowledge is crucial to your family's future well-being. What is the best strategy for investing? How do economists make high stakes decisions? What factors influence the stock market? How did capitalism develop and how does it compare to other economic systems around the world? Our great professors answer these questions and...