Johannes Stroebel

University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Johannes Stroebel is the Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He earned a Ph.D. in Economics at Stanford University in 2012, where he held the Bradley and Kohlhagen Fellowships at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. Prior to attending Stanford he read Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Merton College, Oxford, and won the Hicks and Webb Medley Prize for the best performance in Economics. Stroebel is a member of the Working Group on Economic Policy at the Hoover Institution. In the past he has worked for Deutsche Bank and Merck KGaA.

Stroebel conducts research in macroeconomics, finance and real estate economics. His recent research focuses on the residential housing market, in particular on understanding the role of asymmetric information in determining market outcomes. He has also analyzed the impact of government interventions in the housing market through the fiscal code, and has evaluated government responses to the recent financial and housing crisis. Stroebel also works on determining the optimal taxation of natural resource extraction projects when governments are unable to credibly commit to future tax terms.