Cary Frydman

Associate Professor of Finance and Business Economics
Marshall School of Business
University of Southern California

Email: cfrydman@marshall.usc.edu
Phone: 213-821-5586

I am an economist with research interests in behavioral finance, neurofinance, and experimental economics. My research is funded in part by an NSF CAREER award (2018 - 2023).


Working Papers


July 2019

November 2018
Revise & Resubmit, Review of Economic Studies

Journal of Finance, forthcoming
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

Extrapolative Beliefs in Economic and Perceptual Decisions: Evidence of a Common Mechanism (with Gideon Nave)
Management Science, 2017, 63: 2340-2352
Runner Up for 2016 Einhorn Award for Best Young Investigator in Judgment and Decision Making
Review of Financial Studies, 2016, 29: 3108-3139.
Finalist for 2017 Exeter Prize

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.

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.