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Anastassia Fedyk, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Finance, UC Berkeley, Haas School of Business

Anastassia Fedyk is an Assistant Professor of finance at the Haas School of Business. Her research focuses on behavioral biases in individual and group decision-making, particularly concerning information and belief formation. She studies how information from a variety of sources, including financial news and individual employment records, influences asset prices. Fedyk holds a PhD in Business Economics from Harvard University and a BA in Mathematics with honors from Princeton University. Prior to pursuing her academic career, she was a researcher and portfolio manager at Goldman Sachs Asset Management.

How News Habits Influence Financial Markets

Millions of news stories are published every day and are read by financial professionals, investors, and consumers. Of greatest significance on asset prices is the attention paid to the news – where new information doesn’t receive enough attention, or old news receives too much attention.

Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020

3:10 –4:00 p.m. EST