Amir Sufi is the Bruce Lindsay Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He serves as an associate editor for the American Economic Review, the Journal of Finance, and the Quarterly Journal of Economics. Professor Sufi was awarded the 2017 Fischer Black Prize by the American Finance Association, given biennially to the top financial economics scholar under the age of 40.

Professor Sufi's research focuses on finance and macroeconomics. His research on household debt and the economy forms the basis of his book co-authored with Atif Mian: House of Debt: How They (and You) Caused the Great Recession and How We Can Prevent It from Happening Again, which was published by the University of Chicago Press in 2014. He earned a PhD in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he was awarded the Solow Endowment Prize for Graduate Student Excellence in Teaching and Research. He joined the Chicago Booth faculty in 2005.

Research Interests

Corporate finance; household finance; financial intermediation; subprime mortgages; syndicated loans; corporate liquidity and investment.

Academic Areas

  • Finance

Selected Publications

Working Papers

2022 - 2023 Course Schedule

Number Title Quarter
34904 Corporate Finance II 2023 (Winter)
35214 Debt, Distress, and Restructuring 2023 (Winter)
35824 Distressed Debt Investing 2023 (Summer)
35600 Seminar: Finance 2023 (Winter)

2022 Executive Education Schedule

  Program Title  
  The Executive Finance Program Learn More