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 at Princeton University. He is also a research associate of the NBER and a co-director of the NBER Insurance Working Group. 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.

His fields of expertise are financial economics, insurance, and econometrics. He teaches undergraduate financial investments and graduate asset pricing at Princeton. His research has received financial support from the National Science Foundation, the National Institute on Aging, and the Social Security Administration. He has received several awards for his work including the GPIF Finance Award and the Zellner Thesis Award in Business and Economic Statistics.