Judith A. Chevalier is the William S. Beinecke Professor of Finance and Economics at the Yale School of Management.
Professor Chevalier’s research is in the areas of both finance and industrial organization. Her research focuses on the impacts of new technologies on firms, individuals, and policy. She has written extensively on the economics of the retail sector – both in ecommerce and brick and mortar, with a particular interest in consumer product reviews. She has written extensively on career choice, career concerns, incentives, job flexibility and gig work. She has also written a series of papers exploring the overlap between finance and industrial organization. Her COVID-19 work includes an early study of masking, a geospatial study of the movement of nursing home workers across facilities and the spread of the virus, and a study of retail vaccine availability. She is the chair of the American Economic Association’s Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession, a former co-editor of the American Economic Review
and of the Rand Journal of Economics
and an elected fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
and the Econometric Society