Lukas Schmid

Lukas Schmid

Associate Professor

Academic Area: Finance
Phone Number: +1.919.660.3790

Teaching / Research Interests

Asset Pricing, Quantitative Corporate Finance, Contract Theory

Mailing Information

Duke University: The Fuqua School of Business
100 Fuqua Drive
Durham, NC 27708


Lukas Schmid is Associate Professor of Finance at the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University. He conducts quantitative research at the intersection of macroeconomics and financial economics. Lukas’ research has been published in outlets such as the American Economic Review, the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Financial Studies and the Journal of Monetary Economics. He is a recipient of the Smith-Breeden Award (First Prize) for the best paper in the Journal of Finance, 2010. At Fuqua, he teaches investments to MBA students and asset pricing theory to PhD students. Lukas obtained a master’s degree in mathematics from ETH Zurich and a PhD in Finance from the University of Lausanne & Swiss Finance Institute.