XAVIER GABAIX is the Martin J. Gruber Professor of Finance, New York University. Professor Gabaix's research interests focus on asset pricing, executive pay, the causes and consequences of seemingly irrational behavior, the origins scaling laws in economics, and macroeconomics. His research has been published in many journals including the Journal of Finance, American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics and Nature.
Professor Gabaix is also a Fellow of the National Bureau of Economic Research. He earned his M.A. in mathematics from the Ecole Normale Superieure in Paris, France, and his Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University.