NYU Stern School of Business
Xavier Gabaix is Associate Professor of Finance at New York University's Stern School of Business. He received his undergraduate degree in mathematics from the Ecole Normale Supérieure (Paris) and obtained his PhD in economics from Harvard University in 1999. His research focuses on asset pricing, macroeconomics, executive compensation, and the causes and consequences of seemingly irrational economic behavior. His research has been published in many journals, including the the American Economic Review, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Journal of Finance, and Nature. He is a Fellow of the National Bureau of Economic Research and a Research Affiliate of the Center for Economic Policy Research.