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Constantine Yannelis

Constantine Yannelis

Joined Stern 2016

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
44 West Fourth Street, 9-74
New York, NY 10012

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Constantine Yannelis joined New York University Stern School of Business as an Assistant Professor of Finance in July 2016.

Professor Yannelis conducts research in finance and applied microeconomics. His research focuses on consumer finance, public finance, human capital and student loans. His recent research explores repayment, information asymmetries and strategic behavior in the student loan market. Professor Yannelis’ academic research has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Economist, Bloomberg, Forbes and other media outlets.

Before joining NYU Stern, Professor Yannelis worked at the United States Department of the Treasury, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the United Nations and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago as an Associate Economist.

He received his B.A. in Economics and History from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his M.A. in Applied Mathematics from Université de Paris I: Panthéon-Sorbonne. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University.

Research Interests

  • Consumer Finance
  • Public Finance
  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Human Capital
  • Student Loans

Academic Background

Ph.D., Economics
Stanford University

M.A., Applied Mathematics
Université de Paris I: Panthéon-Sorbonne

B.A., Economics and History
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Areas of Expertise


  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Consumer Finance
  • Human Capital
  • Public Finance
  • Stock Market