Associate Professor of Finance and Business Economics
Marshall School of Business
University of Southern California
I am an economist with research interests in behavioral finance, behavioral economics, and experimental economics. My research is funded in part by an NSF CAREER award (2018 - 2023).
Cognitive Imprecision and Strategic Behavior (with Salvatore Nunnari)
Insensitive Investors (with Constantin Charles and Mete Kilic)
The Role of Salience in Choice Under Risk: An Experimental Investigation (with Milica Mormann)
Efficient Coding and Risky Choice (with Lawrence Jin)
Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2022, 137: 161-213
Management Science, 2022, 68: 2970-2986
The Impact of Salience on Investor Behavior: Evidence from a Natural Experiment (with Baolian Wang)
Journal of Finance, 2020, 75: 229-276
2018 TD Ameritrade Best Paper Award in Behavioral Finance
Rolling Mental Accounts (with Samuel Hartzmark and David Solomon)
Review of Financial Studies, 2018, 31: 362-397
Management Science, 2017, 63: 2340-2352
Runner Up for 2016 Einhorn Award for Best Young Investigator in Judgment and Decision Making
Neural Evidence of Regret and its Implications for Investor Behavior (with Colin Camerer)
Review of Financial Studies, 2016, 29: 3108-3139.
Finalist for 2017 Exeter Prize
The Psychology and Neuroscience of Financial Decision Making (with Colin Camerer)
Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 2016, 20: 661-675
Using Neural Data to Test a Theory of Investor Behavior: An Application to Realization Utility (with Nicholas Barberis, Colin Camerer, Peter Bossaerts and Antonio Rangel)
Journal of Finance, 2014, 69: 907-946
Journal of Behavior & Economic Organization, 2014, 107B: 541-552.
The Speed of Information Revelation and Eventual Price Quality in Markets with Insiders: Comparing Two Theories (with John Ledyard and Peter Bossaerts)
Review of Finance, 2014, 18: 1-22, Lead Article
2014 Pagano and Zechner Prize for Best Non-Investments Paper in Review of Finance
MAOA-L Carriers are Better at Making Optimal Financial Decisions Under Risk (with Colin Camerer, Peter Bossaerts and Antonio Rangel)
Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 2011, 1714: 2053-2059.