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Eduardo Dávila

Assistant Professor of Economics

Eduardo Dávila is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Yale University and a Faculty Research Fellow at the NBER. Before joining Yale in 2018, he was an Assistant Professor of Finance at New York University's Stern School of Business. He was awarded the Top Finance Graduate award in 2014. His research interests lie at the intersection of financial economics and macroeconomics, with an emphasis on normative questions. Among other topics, he has recently studied the welfare implications of pecuniary externalities, the optimal determination of financial transaction taxes and corporate taxes, the optimal design of personal bankruptcy exemptions and deposit insurance schemes, the welfare costs of arbitrage violations, the optimal determination of optimal monetary policy in environments with rich individual heterogeneity, and different aspects of how financial markets aggregate information. He holds a B.A. in Economics from Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, and a M.A. and a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University.

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