Laura Veldkamp

Professor of Economics, NYU Stern School of Business
Co-editor Journal of Economic Theory

Phone: (212) 998-0527
Fax: (212) 995-4218
Email: lveldkam "at" stern.nyu.edu
Office: 44 West Fourth St., rm 7-88
New York, NY 10012-1126



Recent speeches:

Plenary lecture at Barcelona GSE Summer Forum
Uncertainty and Tail Risk (video)

Douglass North Honorary Lecture at EGSC, Washington University, St. Louis, "Tail Risk" (slides)

Discussion of "Funding Quantitative Easing to Target Inflation" at 2016 Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium (published transcript)

"The Tail that Wags the Economy" European Central Bank Annual Research Conference (video)


VOX EU commentary





Textbook: Information Choice in Macroeconomics and Finance


Editorial positions

  • Co-editor, Journal of Economic Theory
    Board of Editors, NBER Macroeconomics Annual
  • Associate Editor, AEJ Microeconomics
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Monetary Economics,
  • Associate Editor, Review of Economic Dynamics


Professional memberships

NBER, CEPR, AFA, AEA, Econometric Society, and AFFECT, an association of female academics in finance.