Cary Frydman

Associate Professor of Finance and Business Economics
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Ph.D., M.S. California Institute of Technology, B.A. Northwestern University

Cary Frydman is an economist who specializes in behavioral finance and experimental economics. His research is interdisciplinary, drawing on principles from psychology and neuroscience to answer questions in finance and economics. He is the recipient of an NSF CAREER award and currently serves as an Associate Editor for the Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Economics, and Review of Finance. His work has been published in the leading finance and economics journals and he has won awards for both his research and teaching in the core curriculum at Marshall.
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Cary Frydman, Constantin Charles, Mete Kilic () "Discounting Less in Bad Times: Shining the Light on Cash Flow Expectations ,".
Cary Frydman, Salvatore Nunnari () "Cognitive Imprecision and Strategic Behavior ,".
Cary Frydman, Lawrence Jin () "Efficient Coding and Risky Choice ,"  Quarterly Journal of Economics.
Cary Frydman, Ian Krajbich () "Using Response Times to Infer Others' Private Information: An Application to Information Cascades ,"  Management Science.
Cary Frydman, Baolian Wang () "The Impact of Salience on Investor Behavior: Evidence from a Natural Experiment ,"  Journal of Finance  75, 229-226.
Cary Frydman, Samuel Hartzmark, David Solomon () "Rolling Mental Accounts ,"  Review of Financial Studies  31.
Cary Frydman, Gideon Nave () "Extrapolative Beliefs in Economic and Perceptual Decisions: Evidence of a Common Mechanism ,"  Management Science  63.
Cary Frydman, Colin Camerer () "Neural Evidence of Regret and its Implications for Investor Behaviors ,"  Review of Financial Studies  29, 3108-3139.
Cary Frydman, Colin Camerer () "The Psychology and Neuroscience of Financial Decision Making ,"  Trends in Cognitive Science  20, 661-675.
Cary Frydman () "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 Finance  18, 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 Finance  69, 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 Sciences  278, 2053–2059.