Eric So

Faculty

Eric So

About

Eric So is the Sloan Distinguished Professor of Management and an Associate Professor in the Economics, Finance, and Accounting Area of the MIT Sloan School of Management.

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.

Honors

So wins 2020 Jamieson Prize

Publications

"A Simple Multimarket Measure of Information Asymmetry."

Johnson, Travis L., and Eric So. Management Science. Forthcoming.

"Calendar Rotations: A New Approach for Studying the Impact of Timing using’ Earnings Announcements."

Noh, Suzie, Eric So, and Rodrigo Verdi. Journal of Financial Economics. Forthcoming. Download Paper.

"Time Will Tell: Information in the Timing of Scheduled Earnings News."

Johnson, Travis L., and Eric So. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. Forthcoming.

"Voluntary and Mandatory Disclosures: Do Managers View them as Substitutes?"

Noh, Suzie, Eric So, and Joseph P. Weber. Journal of Accounting and Economics Vol. 68, No. 1 (2019): 101243.

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