Andrew Metrick

Deputy Dean & Michael H. Jordan Professor of Finance and Management

Andrew Metrick joined the Yale School of Management in 2008 as a professor of finance. He has previously held faculty positions in the finance department at Wharton and the economics department at Harvard. In the 2009-2010 academic year, he was on leave working for the Council of Economic Advisers. 

Professor Metrick’s current research and teaching is focused on financial stability, including the regulation of systemic risk, the activities of complex financial institutions, and the causes and consequences of the financial crisis of 2007-2009. His past work has been in financial intermediation more generally, with a focus on investment management and corporate governance.

Metrick has been honored with more than a dozen teaching awards and distinctions, including two years (2003 and 2007) as the highest-rated professor in the Wharton MBA program. In 1998, he received the highest teaching honor at Harvard College, the Joseph R. Levenson Memorial Teaching Award, and in 2005, he received the highest teaching honor at the University of Pennsylvania, the Lindback Award. 


  • PhD, Harvard University, 1994
  • AM, Harvard University, 1991
  • MA, Yale University, 1989


The Financial System
MGT 891


Selected Books

Venture Capital and the Finance of Innovation
A. Metrick & A. Yasuda
John Wiley & Sons

Selected Articles

G. Gorton and A. Metrick
Journal of Financial Economics
G. Gorton and A. Metrick
Brookings Papers on Economic Activity
Corporate Governance and Equity Prices
A. Metrick, P. A. Gompers & J. L. Ishii
The Quarterly Journal of Economics
Should Investors Avoid All Actively-Managed Mutual Funds? A Study in Bayesian Performance Evaluation
A. Metrick, K. Baks & J. Wachter
The Journal of Finance
A Natural Experiment in 'Jeopardy'
A. Metrick
American Economic Review