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Kelly Shue

Kelly Shue

Professor of Finance

Professor Shue's academic interests lie at the intersection of behavioral economics and empirical corporate finance. Her research has explored the Peter Principle, compensation and promotions, gender and negotiations, the gambler's fallacy, contrast effects and non-proportional thinking in asset pricing, and executive social networks. Her research has been featured in numerous news outlets including CNN, NPR, and the Wall Street Journal, and has been awarded the AQR Insight Award, the Wharton School-WRDS Award for Best Empirical Finance Paper, and the UBS Global Asset Management Award for Research in Investments. She serves as an associate editor at the Journal of Finance and Journal of Financial Economics, and previously served as an editor at the Review of Finance. Before joining Yale, Professor Shue taught MBA Corporate Finance at the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.


  • PhD, Harvard University, 2011
  • AM, Harvard University, 2009
  • AB, Harvard University, 2006