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Paul Fontanier is an Assistant Professor in Finance at Yale SOM since Fall 2022. Paul is an applied theorist with interests at the intersection of Finance, Macroeconomics, and Behavioral Economics. In his most recent research, he analyzes how policymakers should adapt their macroprudential and monetary policies when the financial sector is vulnerable to belief-driven boom-bust cycles. He was awarded the AQR Top Finance Graduate Award in 2022.

He grew up in France where he attended the École Polytechnique and the Corps des Mines. He was awarded his PhD by Harvard University in 2022.


PhD, Harvard University, 2022
MSc, Ecole Polytechnique, 2015