Recent News

“Personal Infidelity and Professional Conduct in 4 Settings” with Samuel A. Kruger and Gonzalo Maturana, 2019. Forthcoming in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).

Bloomberg     CEOs Who Cheat in Bedroom Will Cheat in Boardroom, Study Shows

psych central     Cheating in Marriage May Mean Cheating at Work

Msn               Science Says If You Do This at Work, You’re More Likely to Cheat

“Is Bitcoin Really Un-Tethered?” with Amin Shams.

New York Times  Bitcoin’s Price Was Artificially Inflated, Fueling Skyrocketing Value, Researchers Say

Bloomberg      Tether Used to Manipulate Price of Bitcoin During 2017 Peak: New Study

Washington Post  Bitcoin’s astronomical rise last year was buoyed by market manipulation, researchers say

Forbes          What If Bitcoin, Crypto Prices Are Being Manipulated?

quartz      The hunt for bitcoin market manipulation is gaining momentum

Money        Bitcoin Prices Are Falling Again. Here’s What’s Behind the Latest Plunge

Fortune        CryptoKitties Ran Wild on Ethereum First. Now Tether Is Clogging the Digital Ledger

“Manipulation in the VIX?” with Amin Shams, 2018, Review of Financial Studies 31(4), 1377-1417.

WSJ Regulator Looks Into Alleged Manipulation of VIX, Wall Street’s ‘Fear Index’

Bloomberg      VIX Misbehavior Leads Exchange to Fine Trader $1.28 Million

Reuters   VIX: Wall Street ‘fear gauge’ – manipulated or maligned?

“Do Labor Markets Discipline? Evidence from RMBS Bankers” with Samuel A. Kruger and Gonzalo Maturana, 2018. Forthcoming in Journal of Financial Economics.

     Study: Top Bankers Suffered No Career Penalties Since Financial Crisis

Bloomberg     Mortgage Bankers and Hedge-Fund Revivals