Nicholas C. Barberis

Stephen and Camille Schramm Professor of Finance

Professor Nicholas C. Barberis

Professor Barberis’ research focuses on behavioral finance — in particular, on applications of cognitive psychology to understanding investor trading behavior and the pricing of financial assets.  He has published extensively in the top economics and finance journals, gives frequent presentations about his work to both academic and non-academic audiences, and has won numerous awards for both research and teaching. Prior to coming to Yale, Professor Barberis taught at the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago.

Education

  • PhD, Harvard, 1996
  • BA, Cambridge University, 1991

Courses

Investor
MGT 412
Behavioral Finance
MGT 641

Publications

Selected Articles

N. Barberis
Financial Innovation: Too Much or Too Little?
2013
N. C. Barberis
Journal of Economic Perspectives
2013
The Psychology of Tail Events: Progress and Challenges
N. Barberis
American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings
2013
N. Barberis and W. Xiong
Journal of Financial Economics
2012
N. Barberis
Management Science
2012

Selected Working Papers

N. Barberis, R. Greenwood, L. Jin, and A. Shleifer
First Impressions: System 1 Thinking and the Cross-section of Stock Returns
N. Barberis, A. Mukherjee & B. Wang
C. Frydman, N. Barberis, C. Camerer, P. Bossaerts, and A. Rangel
Journal of Finance

Insights

Posts by Nicholas C. Barberis

Achievements

Yale SOM Alumni Association Teaching Award
Yale School of Management Alumni Association
2006, 2009, 2013
Emory Williams Award for Excellence in Teaching
1998, 2000, 2002
Paul A. Samuelson Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Writing on Lifelong Financial Security
TIAA-CREF
2000
FAME Research Prize
Swiss Finance Institute
2000