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Jeffrey D. Kubik

Jeffrey D. Kubik

Contact Information:


426 Eggers Hall

Office Hours:

Monday 10:00-11:30
Wednesday 1:30-3:00

Staff Support:

Zia Jackson


Jeffrey D. Kubik

Professor, Economics Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research


Fall 2023

ECN 731.001 Public Expenditures, Tuesday & Thursday 11:00-12:20, Tolley 204

ECN 410.002 Financial Economics, Tuesday & Thursday 2:00-3:20, Hall of Languages 205

Highest degree earned

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997


Jeffrey D. Kubik is a professor of economics and a senior research associate in the Center for Policy Research.

Kubik'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.

He received a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1997. 

Areas of Expertise

Public finance, labor economics

Research Interests

Labor economics, public economics, finance

Research Grant Awards and Projects

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.


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.