The Finance discipline at CU Denver offers nationally ranked degree programs through its nationally and internationally recognized professors in the field. Finance faculty has been recognized among the most prolific authors in finance in the world over the last 50 years, top real estate researchers worldwide in recent years, and top commodities researchers. They have been leading the research on future markets, mergers and acquisitions, behavioral finance, commodities, risk management and insurance, and more. Finance professors publish in many top-tier journals, including American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Financial Economics, The Review of Financial Studies, Management Science, and Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. Their research has been featured by Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and Washington Post. The top-notch research contributes substantially to high-quality inquiry-based teaching and provides valuable services to the business and the local community.