Dr. Sebastien Gay is on the faculty at the University of Chicago Department of Economics.
He specializes in financial economics, empirical industrial organization, and law and economics. He has a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago.
His latest research projects focus on empirical analysis of commercial and residential real estate, In particular, he works on buyers’ affordability, real estate agent expertise, and investment strategies.
He also works on financial economics and corporate governance.
Dr. Gay is also a George Mason University School of Law LEC (Law & Economics Center) Privacy Fellow. In particular, he studies the effect of privacy breaches on stock market returns for publicly traded companies. He also works on cyber insurance questions and disclosure laws effects on customers’ welfare.