Research Expertise and Interest
finance, behavioral economics, labor and finance, role of information technology in financial markets
Anastassia Fedyk is an Assistant Professor of Finance and a Barbara and Gerson Bakar Faculty Fellow at the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. Her research lies at the intersection of behavioral finance and innovation, with a specific emphasis on using big data techniques to understand firm news and valuations. Most recently, her research has focused on economics of AI artificial intelligence (AI), studying how AI technology affects firms and workers. Her work documents that when firms invest in AI, they experience greater growth fueled by product innovation, but employment also increases, especially for highly educated technical workers. Anastassia holds a Ph.D. in Business Economics from Harvard University and a B.A. in Mathematics with honors from Princeton University. She serves as the Chief Economist at the AI for Good Foundation and is a co-founder of Economists for Ukraine.