PhD, Economics, Toulouse School of Economics
MA, Economics, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales
MA, Statistics and Economics, Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l’Administration Economique
BA, Economics and Applied Mathematics, Ecole Polytechnique
At Haas since 2014
2014 – present, Assistant Professor of Finance, Haas School of Business
2014 – present, Assistant Professor of Economics, UC Berkeley, Economics Department
2009 – 2014, Assistant Professor of Economics, Princeton University
External Service and Assignments
Faculty Research Fellow, National Bureau of Economic Research
Research Assosicate, Center for Economic Policy Research
Current Research and Interests
Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital
Selected Papers and Publications
Chaney, T., Sraer, D. and Thesmar, D. (2012), “The Collateral Channel: How Real Estate Shocks affect Corporate Investment”. American Economic Review, 102, 6: 2381-2409.
Hong, H. and Sraer, D. (2013), “Quiet Bubbles”. Journal of Financial Economics, 100: 596-606.
Foucault, T., Sraer, D. and Thesmar, D.J. (2011), “Individual Investors and Volatility”. Journal of Finance, 66: 1369-1406.
Boucly, Q., Sraer, D. and Thesmar, D. (2011), “Growth LBOs”. Journal of Financial Economics, 102: 432-453.
Behavioral Finance (MBA, MFin and Undergrads)
Honors and Awards
2014: TCW Best Paper Award at the 2014 China International Conference in Finance (“Housing Collateral and Entrepreneurship”)
2013-2016: Jacob Viner University Preceptor at Princeton University
2013: Spaengler IQAM Prize for Best Paper published in the Review of Finance (“Bottom-up Corporate Governance”)
2012: TCW Best Paper Award at the 2012 China International Conference in Finance (“Speculative Betas”)
2011: Louis Bachelier Prize for best paper in Finance in 2011. (“Financial Risk Management : When does Independence Fail?”)