James Choi is Associate Professor of Finance at the Yale School of Management. His research focuses on various aspects of household investment behavior and the effect those investments have on security prices. His work has led to changes in retirement savings plan design and legislation around the world. He is a recipient of the 2011 TIAA-CREF Paul A. Samuelson Award for Outstanding Scholarly Writing on Lifelong Financial Security.
Choi holds a Ph.D. in economics and an A.B. in applied mathematics summa cum laude from Harvard University. Prior to his doctoral studies, he was a management consultant at Oliver Wyman.