Doctoral Student

Anastassia Fedyk

Anastassia Fedyk received her B.A. in Mathematics from Princeton University in 2010. Prior to joining the Business Economics program at HBS, she spent two years doing research and portfolio management in the Quantitative Investment Strategies group at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, where she worked on sector-specific signals, statistical arbitrage strategies, and regime-switching models. Anastassia's current research interests lie mostly in Financial Economics and Behavioral Economics. Her work focuses on information propagation in financial markets, and particularly the effect of news consumption on how public information gets incorporated into asset prices. Anastassia also studies beliefs regarding time-inconsistency and interactions between time-inconsistent individuals in organizational and educational settings. Anastassia enjoys teaching, and offers an undergraduate course covering different areas of Behavioral Economics and Finance each year. She was awarded the Harvard University Certificate of Distinction in Teaching four years running.