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Professor Xavier Gabaix

Pershing Square professor of economics and finance
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Xavier Gabaix, Pershing Square professor of economics and finance, Harvard University, Economics Department
ECGI Research Associate (2011) :

Professional affiliations and activities

HARVARD UNIVERSITY, Economics department.
Pershing Square professor of economics and finance, 2016- present.
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, Stern School of Business, Finance Department, New York, NY.
Martin J. Gruber Professor of Finance, 2010-
Professor of finance, 2009-2010
Associate Professor of Finance, 2007-2009

MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Department of Economics, Cambridge, MA.
Rudi Dornbusch Career Development Assistant then Associate Professor of Economics, 2004-7.
Assistant Professor of Economics, 1999 – 2003. Post-Doctoral Fellow, 1998 – 1999.

NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH: Faculty Research Associate, 2010-, Research Fellow, 2002-2010 (Asset Pricing, Economic Fluctuations and Growth)

CENTER FOR ECONOMIC POLICY RESEARCH: Research Fellow, 2009-present (Financial Economics, Macroeconomics)


Princeton University: July 2006-2007
New York University: June-August 2001, 2002
University of Chicago: September 1999-June 2000

Research Interests
Asset pricing
Behavourial economics
Executive compensation
Macroeconomics origins and consequences of scaling behaviour

ECGI Working Papers (Click title for more details)
Executive Compensation: A Survey of Theory and Evidence ECGI Finance Working Paper 514/2017 July 2017
Executive Compensation: A Modern Primer ECGI Finance Working Paper 450/2015 May 2015

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