Prof. Jonathan A Parker

Robert C Merton (1970) Professor of Financial Economics
Professor of Finance

Primary DLC

MIT Sloan School of Management

MIT Room: E62-642

Assistant

Jonathan Cowin
jcowin@mit.edu

Areas of Interest and Expertise

Blockchain
Finance
Asset Pricing
Bitcoin
Central Banks
Currency
Equities
Euro
Exchange Rates
Federal Budget
Fiscal Austerity
Fiscal Cliff
Fiscal Policies
Global Economics
Great Recession
Intertemporal Choice
Investment Strategies
Macroeconomics
Monetary Policy
Personal Finance
Portfolio Choice
Recession
Retirement Finance
Savings Rates
Securitization
Security Prices
Stimulus

Research Summary

Parker works on issues in household finance, financial markets, and public policy. Current projects include the efficacy of recent policies like economic stimulus payments and the ‘Cash for Clunkers’ program at stimulating demand, the support of lending in markets with adverse selection, and portfolio choice.

Recent Work

  • Video

    7.13.21-Finance

    July 13, 2021Conference Video Duration: 97:35
    Jonathan A. Parker
    Robert C. Merton (1970) Professor of Financial Economics
    Heidi Pickett
    Assistant Dean, MIT Sloan Master of Finance program
    Egor Matveyev
    Senior Lecturer and Research Scientist in Finance
    Executive Director, MicroMasters Program in Finance
    Robert C. Merton
    School of Management Distinguished Professor of Finance