About Me

Amir Sufi is Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He serves as an associate editor for the American Economic Review and the Quarterly Journal of Economics.

Professor Sufi's research focuses on finance and macroeconomics. His research has won numerous prizes, including the Brattle Prize for Distinguished Paper from the Journal of Finance and the inaugural Young Researcher Prize from the Review of Financial Studies. Sufi has articles in the American Economic Review, the Journal of Finance and the Quarterly Journal of Economics. He was also awarded an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship in 2011.

His recent research on household debt and the macroeconomy has been profiled in the Economist, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal. It has also been presented to policy-makers at the Federal Reserve and the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, & Urban Affairs.

Sufi graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University with a bachelor's degree in economics 1999. He earned a PhD in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2005, where we was awarded the Solow Endowment Prize for Graduate Student Excellence in Teaching and Research. He joined the Chicago Booth faculty in 2005.