Ph.D., M.S. California Institute of Technology, B.A. Northwestern University
Cary Frydman is an economist who specializes in behavioral finance, neurofinance, and experimental economics. He studies investor behavior and choice under risk using a combination of data on brain activity, eye-movements, trading decisions and lottery choices. He is the recipient of an NSF CAREER award and currently serves as an Associate Editor for the Review of Finance. His work has been published in the leading finance journals and he has won awards for both his research and teaching in the core curriculum at Marshall.
() "Relative Wealth Concerns in Portfolio Choice: Neural and Behavioral Evidence ,".
Cary Frydman, Antonio Rangel
() "Debiasing the disposition effect by reducing the saliency of information about a stock’s purchase price ,"Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 107, Part B, 541 - 552.
Peter Bossaerts, Cary Frydman, John Ledyard
() "The Speed of Information Revelation and Eventual Price Quality in Markets with Insiders: Comparing Two Theories ,"Review of Finance18, 1-22.
Cary Frydman, Nicholas Barberis, Colin Camerer, Peter Bossaerts, Antonio Rangel
() "Using neural data to test a theory of investor behavior: An application to realization utility ,"The Journal of Finance69, 907–946.
Cary Frydman, Colin Camerer, Peter Bossaerts, Antonio Rangel
() "MAOA-L carriers are better at making optimal financial decisions under risk ,"Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences278, 2053–2059.