Alp Simsek

Rudi Dornbusch Career Development Associate Professor of Economics, MIT

Alp Simsek is Rudi Dornbusch Career Development Associate Professor of Economics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also affiliated with the NBER and the CEPR. Alp received his economics Ph.D. degree in 2010 from MIT. He worked at Harvard University for a few years, before returning to his alma mater as faculty in 2013. His research interests are centered in macroeconomics and finance, and extend into international finance. His recent research focuses on fi…nancial speculation and its implications for business cycles, as well as for …financial markets in the long run. His work has been published in leading scholarly journals, including Quarterly Journal of Economics, Econometrica, American Economic Review, Journal of Finance, and Journal of Financial Economics.

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