George  Korniotis

George Korniotis

Associate Professor, Finance

Research Interests

Asset pricing; behavioral finance; and individual investor behavior

Featured Publications

  • Mood, Firm Behavior, and Aggregate Economic Outcomes, with V. Chhaochharia, D. Kim, and A. Kumar, Forthcoming at the Journal of Financial Economics

    The Human Capital that Matters: Expected Returns and High-Income Households, with S. Campbell, S. Delikouras and D. Jiang, Review of Financial Studies, 2016, 29(9): 2523-2563

    Stature, Obesity, and Portfolio Choice, with J. Addoum and A. Kumar, Forthcoming at Management Science

    Local Business Cycles and Local Liquidity, with G. Bernile, A. Kumar, and Q. Wang, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 2015, 50(5): 987–1010

    Income Risk Hedging and Portfolio Decisions, with Y. Bonaparte and A. Kumar, Journal of Financial Economics, 2014, 113(2): 300–324

    Do Portfolio Distortions Reflect Superior Information or Psychological Biases?, with A. Kumar; Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 2013, 48(1): 1–45

    State-Level Business Cycles and Local Return Predictability, with A. Kumar; Journal of Finance, 2013, 68(3): 1037-1096; featured inThe New York Times (June 15, 2008) and Minneapolis Star Tribune (June 22, 2008)

    Do Behavioral Biases Adversely Affect The Macro-Economy? with A. Kumar; Review of Financial Studies, 2011, 24(5): 1513–1559

    Do Older Investors Make Better Investment Decisions? with A. Kumar; Review of Economics and Statistics, February 2011, 93(1): 244–265; featured in The New York Times on December 4, 2005, The Wall Street Journal on February 13, 2010, andThe Wall Street Journal on December 4, 2010

    Estimating Panel Models with Internal and External Habit Formation; Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, 2010, 28(1): 145 – 158

    Habit Formation, Incomplete Markets, and the Significance of Regional Risk for Expected Returns; Review of Financial Studies, 2008, 21(5): 2139–2172

Teaching and Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, Finance, University of Miami School of Business Administration, 2014 - Present
  • Assistant Professor, Finance, University of Miami School of Business Administration, 2010 - 2014
  • Economist, Risk Analysis Section, Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System, DC, 2006 - 2010
  • Assistant Professor, Finance, University of Notre Dame, 2003 - 2006

Degrees

  • Ph.D., 2003, Yale University
  • M.Phil., 2002, Yale University
  • Yale University, 2001
  • B.Sc., University of Cyprus, 1998

Honors and Awards

  • Best Elective Course by MBA class, University of Miami School of Business Administration, 2015
  • Best Elective Course by MS in Finance class, University of Miami School of Business Administration, 2015
  • Provost Research Award, University of Miami, 2011, 2013, 2014
  • Yale University Graduate Fellowship, 1998 - 2003
  • Cowles Prize, Cowles Foundation for Economic Research, Yale University, 2000, 2002
  • Prize of the President of the Republic of Cyprus for Academic Excellence, 1998
  • Four Annual Award of academic excellence, Department of Economics, University of Cyprus, 1994 - 1998
  • Valedictorian, University of Cyprus, 1998
  • Silver World Medal of London Chamber of Commerce & Industry for Bookkeeping and Accounts, 1991
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