Kelly Shue’s research interests include social networks, executive compensation, mergers and acquisitions, credit markets, and political economy. Her current research explores how social networks affect executive acquisitions decisions and compensation. Her most recent article, “Who Misvotes? The Effect of Differential Cognition Costs on Election Outcomes,” was published in the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy.
Shue received a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship and the Jacob K. Javits Graduate Research Fellowship. She was awarded the Seymour E. and Ruth B. Harris Prize for the best thesis in the social sciences.
Shue earned her PhD in economics and her AB in applied mathematics (summa cum laude) from Harvard University.
Shue joined the University of Chicago faculty in 2011.