Narahari M. Phatak

Associate Director for Policy

Education Summary

  • Ph.D. Business Administration (Finance), University of California - Berkeley, 2012
  • B.S. Economics, Finance and Decision Processes, University of Pennsylvania, 2003

Fields of Interest

  • Market Microstructure
  • Information and Market Efficiency
  • Behavioral Finance
  • Financial Economist
    Division of Economic and Risk Analysis
    U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
    2012–present
  • Investment Associate
    Currency Investment Unit
    Putnam Investments
    2003–2006
  • Narahari Phatak, Information Inside the Firm, Evidence From a Prediction Market.
  • Narahari Phatak, Shifting Incentives in Forecasting Contests.
  • Narahari Phatak, Menu-Based Complexity: Experiments on Choice over Lotteries.

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