Jeffrey D. Kubik

Professor, Economics


Jeffrey D. Kubik is a Professor of Economics and a Senior Research Associate in the Center for Policy Research. Jeffrey’s research interests are in labor economics, public economics, and finance. One strand of his research investigates whether investor behavior in stock markets is influenced by social interaction. Other work involves studying the implications of the organizational structure of mutual funds. Jeffrey received his Ph.D. in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1997.

Select Publications

"Ordering and Revenue in Art Auctions." Jeffrey Kubik, Harrison Hong, Ilan Kremer, Jianping Mei, and Michael Moses (2015).

“Outsourcing Mutual Fund Management: Firm Boundaries, Incentives and Performance." Jeffrey Kubik, Joseph Chen, and Harrison Hong (2013).

 “Financial Constraints on Corporate Goodness." Jeffrey Kubik, Hong Harrison, and Jose Scheinkman.

“Do Arbitrageurs Amplify Fundamental Shocks?" Jeffrey Kubik, Tal Fishman, and Harrison Hong, Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 103 (2013), pp. 454-470.

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Research Grants and Awards

Co-Principal Investigator. “The Effect of Campaign Finance Regulations on Tax Policy toward Tobacco and Alcoholic Beverages,” with Jeff Milyo and John Moran. Funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Substance Abuse Policy Research Program Grant. 2004-2005.

Co-Principal Investigator. “Social Interaction and Investor Behavior,” with Harrison Hong and Jeremy Stein. Funded by the National Science Foundation Grant, SES-0214403. 2002-2004.