Dr Kilian Huber is an Associate Professor of Economics (without tenure), at the Booth School of Business, University of Chicago. He studies the interaction between the financial sector and the real economy. He uses empirical methods to explore how financial crises affect growth, how borrowing and stock prices depend on underlying constraints, and how financial regulation affects real outcomes. His research has been published in the American Economic Review and the Journal of Political Economy.
Current areas of research include:
- Do big banks benefit or harm the real economy?
- How does discrimination affect the performance of firms?
- How economic shocks spill over within and across regions?