Pascal Noel joined Chicago Booth as a Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of Finance in 2017. His research interests include household finance, public finance, macroeconomics, real estate, and behavioral economics. His current research uses bank account and credit bureau data to explore the effect of mortgage debt reduction on household consumption and default decisions as well as the evolution of consumer finances during unemployment.
His research was awarded the AQR Top Finance Graduate Award and the David A. Wells Prize for best economics dissertation at Harvard, and it has been covered by media outlets such as Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal.
Noel earned a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University, an M.Sc. in Economics from the London School of Economics, and a B.A. in Economics and in Ethics, Politics, and Economics (summa cum laude) from Yale College. Prior to graduate school, he worked as a senior policy advisor at the White House National Economic Council focusing on housing and financial markets.
2017 - 2018 Course Schedule