Assistant Professor


Ali Kakhbod is an assistant professor in the Finance Group at Berkeley Haas. Previously, he received a PhD in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a PhD in EECS (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science) from the University of Michigan. His research interests include information frictions, liquidity, banking, market microstructure, big (alternative) data, and contracts.

Expertise and Research Interests

  • Financial economics
  • Liquidity
  • Market microstructure
  • Big data
  • Contract