The research of Diego Garcia includes work on informational economics, the financial media, behavioral finance and financial intermediation.
He teaches courses on derivatives and derivative securities.
An award-winning researcher, Dr. Garcia's articles have been published by the Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Economics and Journal of Economic Theory, among others.
Before joining UNC Kenan-Flagler, he taught at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.
He received his PhD from the Haas School of Business and his master’s in statistics from the College of Letters and Science at the University of California, Berkeley. He received his BBA from the Asturias Business School in Spain.