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Eric So is the Sloan Distinguished Professor of Financial Economics and a Professor in the Economics, Finance, and Accounting Area of the MIT Sloan School of Management. He is also the Chair of the PhD Program.

His research interests include equity valuation, asset pricing, option markets, security analysts, and limits to arbitrage with a focus on the forces and mechanisms that shape the information content of market prices. 

He holds an MA in economics from Cornell University and a PhD in business administration from Stanford University's Graduate School of Business. Prior to completing his PhD, So worked as a research analyst at the Nasdaq Stock Market in the Economic Research department.


So wins 2020 Jamieson Prize


"Flight-to-Earnings: The Role of Earnings in Periods of Capital Scarcity."

Guest, Nicholas, M., S.P. Kothari, and Eric C. So. Management Science. Forthcoming.

"Fee the People: Retail Investor Behavior and Trading Commission Fees."

Even-Tov, Omri, Kimberlyn George, Shimon Kogan, and Eric C. So, MIT Sloan Working Paper 6801-22. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, September 2022.

"Financial Reporting and Consumer Behavior."

Noh, Suzie, Eric C. So, and Christina Zhu, MIT Sloan Working Paper 6560-21. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, May 2022.

"Measuring Risk Information."

Smith, Kevin, and Eric C. So. Journal of Accounting Research Vol. 60, No. 2 (2022): 375-426. Download Paper.

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