Contact & Bio

Motohiro Yogo

Princeton University

Department of Economics

Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building

Princeton, NJ 08544


Motohiro Yogo (與語基裕) is a Professor of Economics and the Hugh Leander and Mary Trumbull Adams Professor at Princeton University. He is also a research associate of the NBER, a co-director of the NBER Insurance Working Group, and a research consultant at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Prior to joining Princeton in 2015, he held research and teaching positions at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and Wharton. He earned a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard in 2004 and an A.B. in economics from Princeton in 2000.

Yogo is a financial economist with research interests in asset pricing, insurance, international finance, and household finance. He teaches undergraduate financial investments and graduate asset pricing at Princeton. He has coauthored a graduate textbook on the Financial Economics of Insurance. His research has received financial support from the National Science Foundation, the National Institute on Aging, and the Social Security Administration.