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Jessica Wachter

Richard B. Worley Professor of Financial Management, Professor of Finance

Research Interests: asset pricing, financial econometrics, portfolio choice

Links: CV, Personal Website


Phd, Harvard University, 2000; AB, Harvard College, 1996

Academic Positions Held

Wharton: 2003-present. Previous appointments: Stern School of Business, New York University

Jessica Wachter serves on the board of directors of the American Finance Association.  She is currently an associate editor at the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Economic Theory, and Mathematics and Financial Economics. She has been a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research since 2008.  Her research interests include asset pricing models that incorporate rare events, models of portfolio allocation, and financial econometrics.