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Bio Johannes Stroebel

Johannes Stroebel is the David S. Loeb Professor of Finance at the New York University Stern School of Business. He conducts research in climate finance, household finance, social network analysis, macroeconomics, and real estate economics. He is the Director of the NYU Stern Climate Finance Initiative.

Professor Stroebel was awarded the 2023 Fischer Black Prize by the American Finance Association, given every two years to the top financial economist under the age of 40. He has won numerous other awards, including the AQR Asset Management Institute Young Researcher Prize and the Brattle Award for the best paper published in the Journal of Finance. He has also earned an Andrew Carnegie Fellowship and an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship in Economics. Professor Stroebel is an Editor at the Journal of Finance: Insights and Perspectives. In the past, he was an Associate Editor at the Journal of Political Economy, the Review of Economic Studies, the Journal of Finance, and Econometrica.

Professor Stroebel teaches classes on climate finance at the undergraduate, MBA, and executive education levels. He regularly provides advice to governments and firms on managing their financial risks from climate change. Among other roles, he was a member of the Climate-Related Market Risk Subcommittee at the Commodities and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), as well as a member of a Working Group on Extreme Weather and Financial Risks at the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST). He is the Chair of the Academic Advisory Council of the Center on Regulation and Markets at the Brookings Institution.

Professor Stroebel read Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at Merton College, Oxford, where he won the Hicks and Webb Medley Prize for the best performance in Economics. In 2012, he earned a Ph.D. in Economics at Stanford University, where he held the Bradley and Kohlhagen Fellowships at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. Before joining NYU Stern in 2013, Professor Stroebel was the Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.