Enrichetta Ravina

Assistant Professor

Finance and Economics

PhD, Economics, Northwestern University, 2005

Joined CBS in 2008

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Enrichetta Ravina

Office
822 Uris

Phone
212-854-1031

E-mail
er2463@columbia.edu

Fax
212-662-8474

Teaching and research interest

Professor Ravina's research interests include Behavioral Finance, Consumption and Credit Markets, Private Wealth Management, and Corporate Finance. Her current research examines the portfolios and financial decisions of high net worth U.S. households and their interactions with their wealth managers. Her prior work has examined investors' preferences and decision making; the consumption, borrowing decisions, credit card usage, and stock market investments of U.S. households; and the effect of appearance, persuasion and personal characteristics on the terms of financial transactions. Professor Ravina teaches Corporate Finance in the core MBA program. Prior to joining Columbia she was an assistant professor of finance at the NYU Stern School of Business, where she taught Advanced Corporate Finance.

Courses taught

Journal articles

What Do Independent Directors Know? Evidence from Their Trading In Review of Financial Studies (2010)
Author(s): Enrichetta Ravina, Paola Sapienza

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Increasing Income Inequality, External Habits, and Self-Reported Happiness In American Economic Review (2007)
Author(s): Karen Dynan, Enrichetta Ravina

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Working Papers

Who Is Internationally Diversified? Evidence from 296 401(k) Plans (2014)
Author(s): Geert Bekaert, Kenton Hoyem, Wei-Yin Hu, Enrichetta Ravina

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Risk Aversion and Wealth: Evidence from Person-to-Person Lending Portfolios Working paper (2013)
Author(s): Daniel Paravisini, Daniel Paravisini, Veronica Rappoport, Veronica Rappoport, Enrichetta Ravina

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Love & Loans: The Effect of Beauty and Characteristics in Credit Markets (2012)
Author(s): Enrichetta Ravina

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Adverse Selection and Credit Rationing in a Crisis Working paper (2011)
Author(s): Enrichetta Ravina, Sumit Agarwal, Emi Nakamura, Jón Steinsson

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Habit Formation and Keeping Up with the Joneses: Evidence from Micro Data Working Paper (2007)
Author(s): Enrichetta Ravina

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Procrastination and Credit Cards: A Time Inconsistency Story Working Paper (2003)
Author(s): Enrichetta Ravina

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Forthcoming Articles

Appearance, Inferences about Credit Quality and Learning In Rivista di Politica Economica (2011)
Author(s): Enrichetta Ravina

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