Constantine Yannelis conducts research in finance and applied microeconomics, with particular focus on consumer finance, public finance, human capital, and student loans. His recent work explores repayment, information asymmetries, and strategic behavior in the student loan market. Yannelis’s academic research has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Economist, Bloomberg, Forbes, and other media outlets.
He earned a BA in economics and history from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an MA in applied mathematics from Université Paris 1: Panthéon-Sorbonne. He holds a PhD in economics from Stanford University.
Most recently, Yannelis was an assistant professor of finance at New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business. Previously, he worked at the United States Department of the Treasury, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the United Nations, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.