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Johannes Stroebel

Johannes Stroebel

Joined Stern 2013

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

E-mail jstroebe@stern.nyu.edu
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Johannes Stroebel joined New York University Stern School of Business as an Assistant Professor of Finance in July 2013.

Professor Stroebel conducts research in finance, macroeconomics and real estate economics. His recent research focuses on the residential housing market and consumer credit markets, with a focus on understanding the role of asymmetric information in determining market outcomes. He has also analyzed the impact of government interventions in the housing market through the fiscal code, and has evaluated government responses to the recent financial and housing crisis.

Prior to joining Stern, Professor Stroebel was the Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. In the past he has worked for Deutsche Bank and Merck KGaA. He is a member of the Working Group on Economic Policy at the Hoover 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. 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.

Research Interests

  • Real estate economics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Consumer credit
  • Finance

Courses Taught

  • Foundations of Finance

Academic Background

B.A., Philosophy, Politics and Economics
Merton College, Oxford

Ph.D., Economics
Stanford University

Areas of Expertise


  • Federal Reserve Bank/Central bank
  • Macroeconomics


  • Bankruptcy
  • Credit Risk/Default Risk
  • Credit/Debt Markets
  • Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac
  • Financial Institutions
  • Subprime Lending


  • Housing/Real Estate