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Rawley Heimer

Assistant Professor




Rawley Heimer studies individuals' financial decisions in risky asset markets and conventional debt markets. Some of his research shows that social networks and low probability events are crucial in developing distorted beliefs, leading to trading mistakes and other costly financial errors. He also studies how the political and legal environment affect households' access to credit. This research has been covered in popular media outlets, such as the Wall Street JournalQuartzTheStreetBloomberg, and MarketWatch, and been the subject of trade publications, such as Kiplinger's and RIIA.