George Korniotis


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

Professional Experience

2018 - Professor, Finance, Miami Herbert Business School
2014 - 2018Associate Professor, Finance, Miami Herbert Business School
2010 - 2014Assistant Professor, Finance, University of Miami School of Business Administration
2006 - 2010Economist, Risk Analysis Section, Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System, DC
2003 - 2006Assistant Professor, Finance, University of Notre Dame

Honors & Acknowledgements

Best Elective Course in the Professional MBA program, University of Miami, 2021
Best Elective Course in MBA program, University of Miami, 2015, 2019
Best Elective Course in the MS in Finance Class, University of Miami, 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

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Asset pricing; behavioral finance; and individual investor behavior


With V. Chhaochharia, D. Kim, and A. Kumar Mood, Firm Behavior, and Aggregate Economic Outcomes (Journal of Financial Economics. Forthcoming).

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

With J. Addoum and A. Kumar (Management Science. Forthcoming).

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

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

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

With A. Kumar State-Level Business Cycles and Local Return Predictability 1037-1096 (68(3) Journal of Finance. 2013).

SUMMARY: Featured inThe New York Times (June 15, 2008) and Minneapolis Star Tribune (June 22, 2008)

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

With A. Kumar Do Older Investors Make Better Investment Decisions? 244–265 (93(1) Review of Economics and Statistics. February 2011).

SUMMARY: 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 145 – 158 (28(1) Journal of Business and Economic Statistics. 2010).

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