Brian M Weller

Brian M Weller

Assistant Professor of Economics

External Address: 
228H Social Sciences Bldg, Box 90097, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: 
Box 90097, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-1720

Professor Weller studies financial markets with an emphasis on liquidity and asset prices. He specializes in developing tools to analyze the informational and risk content of market intermediary behavior. He also investigates how technological and market structure innovations affect risk sharing and price discovery.


  • Ph.D., University of Chicago 2013

Patton, AJ, and Weller, B. "What You See Is Not What You Get: The Costs of Trading Market Anomalies." Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (Erid) Working Paper, no. 255 (March 8, 2019). Open Access Copy

Weller, BM. "Does algorithmic trading reduce information acquisition?." Review of Financial Studies 31, no. 6 (June 1, 2018): 2184-2226. Full Text Open Access Copy

Patton, A, and Weller, BM. "Risk Prices Vary in the Cross Section.".

Weller, BM. "Public Policy and Saving for Retirement." In Better Living through Economics,edited by JJ Siegfried. Harvard University Press, 2012. (Chapter)

Weller, BM. Intermediation Chains. 2014.