Motohiro Yogo is a professor of economics at Princeton University. He is also a research consultant at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and a research associate of the NBER. He was formerly a monetary advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and an assistant professor of finance at Wharton. He earned a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard in 2004 and an A.B. summa cum laude from Princeton in 2000.
His fields of expertise are financial economics, insurance, and econometrics. His current research is on the implications of institutional demand for asset prices and on risk and regulation of the insurance industry. He has published in various economics and finance journals including American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, and Review of Financial Studies.
He has received various awards for his work including the Richard A. Crowell Memorial Prize, the Roger F. Murray Prize, Swiss Finance Institute Outstanding Paper Award, and the Zellner Thesis Award in Business and Economic Statistics.