Robert Puelz

Associate Professor on Dexter Endowment

Ph.D., University of Georgia

Real Estate Risk Management and Business Law

  • Bio

    Professor Puelz arrived in Cox in 1992 as a member of the Finance Department.  While research has focused on insurance economics, it has rotated toward financial literacy.  Academic teaching experience includes corporate finance, principles of risk and insurance, corporate risk management, life-cycle economics, and employee benefits.  SMU service has included university-wide committees, such as the Human Resources core planning team, Presidential Commission on Persons with Needs and Disabilities, and the Operational Excellence for the 2nd Century Finance Initiative Team.  Within Cox, Professor Puelz has worked to integrate practitioners with Cox students through the Insurance Council.
  • Teaching

    Life-Cycle Economics and Personal Finance, Principles of Risk Management

  • Research

    Financial Literacy and Insurance EconomicsInsurance Economics
  • Select Publications

    Most recent working paper: Financial Literacy and Perceived Economic Outcomes with David Puelz, https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3302978