Assistant Professor of Finance
California Institute of Technology

I have recently moved to Cornell University's Johnson College of Business as an Associate Professor of Finance. My new e-mail address is: I will set up a new website soon.

Research Interests

Asset Pricing, Behavioral Finance, Neuroeconomics, Household Finance

Research Statement

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Lawrence J. Jin received his Ph.D. in Financial Economics from Yale University in May 2015. His research focuses on asset pricing, behavioral finance, neuroeconomics, and household finance. He holds a B.S. in Mathematics and Physics from Tsinghua University and a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Caltech. Prior to attending Yale, he spent two years as a research and trading analyst at Citigroup. His research has been published in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Journal of Finance, the Review of Financial Studies, and the Journal of Financial Economics. He has received the Q-Group's Jack Treynor Prize, the AQR Top Finance Graduate Award, the MFA Outstanding Paper Award, and Caltech's ASCIT Teaching Award.

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