Samuel M. Hartzmark studies asset pricing and behavioral finance. His research has appeared in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Quarterly Journal of Finance, and the Review of Asset Pricing Studies. He has received a number of awards including the DFA prize for best asset pricing paper published in the Journal of Finance, the Exeter prize (the first finance paper to win), the AQR Insight Award, best paper Utah Winter FInance Conference, the Jack Treynor prize, the Research Affiliates Best Paper Award, the Moskowitz Prize, the BNP Paribas Best Paper Award, the Charles Brandes Prize, Best Paper in the Review of Asset Pricing Studies, 2nd prize Fama-DFA award for best paper in asset pricing research in the Journal of Financial Economics, the Hillcrest Behavioral Finance Award in 2015 and 2018, the UBS Global Asset Management Award, the Michael J. Barclay young scholar award, the SIX Best Paper Award Swiss Society for Financial Market Research, and he was a finalist for the 2014 AQR Insight award. His work has been covered by a variety of media outlets including CNBC, Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, and Bloomberg among others.
Hartzmark holds a PhD from Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California, a MBA from University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BA in mathematics/economics (summa cum laude) with a double major in religion from Emory University.