Department of Economics and Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
Maryam Farboodi has a PhD in Financial Economics from the University of Chicago. Her main research interests are theoretical banking, financial macroeconomics and mechanism design. Her paper “Illiquidity in Financial Networks” focuses on network formation among financial institutions and the implications for systemic risk. She received a Bradley fellowship for her paper in corporate finance, “Financing and Control Rights: Entrepreneurial Choice of Funding Source”. She has also done some work in mechanism design for online auctions, “Optimal Revenue Maximizing Mechanisms in Common-Value Position Auctions”, and macroeconomics with financial frictions, “Supply Side Frictions and Lengthy Recoveries”.
Before coming to Chicago, Maryam received her B.S. in Computer Engineering from Sharif University of Technology, and her M.S. in Computer Science from University of Maryland. She is originally from Tehran, Iran.