Laura Veldkamp

Professor of Finance, Columbia University (as of July 2018)
Co-editor Journal of Economic Theory

Phone: (212) 998-0527
Fax: (212) 995-4218
Email: lv2405 "at"
Office: Uris Hall, 3022 Broadway, rm tbd
New York, NY 10027

Recent speeches:

Discussion of Kyle and Duffie at 2018 Nobel Symposium, Stockholm SE
(slides, video)

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.