Xavier Gabaix

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Date of Birth: 1971

Age: 44

Citizenship: France


According to `The Economist` among the top eight of the best young economists of the world. Now Gabe is studying pricing issues, behavioral economics and macroeconomics.

MSc Mathematics Xavier received Ecole Normale Sup legendary French school & # 233; rieure; Candidate of Economic Sciences, he was found in the Harvard University (Harvard University). Some time Gabe served as Assistant Professor of Economics at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

Gabe is known for a series of quite remarkable and very unusual research in several areas of financial economics. Xavier studied levels of salaries of corporate managers and behavioral decision making and its impact on the state of the market. In some of his works Gabe actively relied on models built on the tail probability distributions graphs. Overall, the most striking feature of Xavier projects became his habit to divert the direction of research in a completely unexpected at first glance.

In 2010, Gabe received the prize `Bernacer Prize`; this prize is awarded annually to the most talented European financiers under the age of 40 years engaged in research macro-flows. Xavier was decided to award the prize for his contribution to the development of financial and behavioral economics - including, for the analysis of seemingly completely unpredictable behavior of the securities market and studying salary senior management of large corporations.

In 2011, Gabe won the Fisher Black Prize (Fischer Black Prize), handed out annually by the American Finance Association most talented young researchers in economics and related fields.

Most of the research have the character of Xavier rather peculiar and interesting only to specialists in economics. There is, however, this rule are exceptions - so, in 2007, Gabe, along with John Driscoll (John Driscoll), Lebsonom David (David Lebson) and Sumit Agarwal (Sumit Agarwal) analyzed the statistics of lending Americans of different age groups. It was found that the optimal credit program currently selected people from 35 to 40 years; Least effective solutions take 25-year-old and 68-year-old.