Professor of Economics, UCLA
Research Associate, NBER
Research Fellow, CEPR
Department of Economics
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA, 90095-1477
poweill (at) econ (dot) ucla (dot) edu
The Search and Matching in Macro and Finance Seminar a great seminar organized by Zach Bethune, Briana Chang, Lucas Herrenbrueck, Batchimeg Sambalaibat, Bruno Sultanum Semih Uslu, and Shengxing Zhang.
October 2022: I gave an overview of the OTC market literature at the 8th FARFE Conference and Seventh Ross Prize.
July 2022: I became a Co-Editor of Theoretical Economics.
January 19th and 26th, 2022: I gave the SaMMF Lectures on OTC Market Theory
Pierre-Olivier Weill is Professor of Economics at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), and Research Affiliate of the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). Prior to joining UCLA, he was Assistant Professor of Finance at the NYU Stern School of Business. Pierre-Olivier Weill’s research has focused on a variety of topics in financial, macro, urban, and monetary economics. His work has been published in leading economics and finance journals, such as the American Economic Review, Econometrica, the Journal of Political Economy, the Review of Economic Studies, the Journal of Finance, and the Review of Financial Studies. Several of his contributions focused on liquidity in Over-the-Counter financial markets. In this area, he has analyzed and quantified theoretical frameworks to study a variety of substantive questions, such as the equilibrium and socially optimal liquidity provision of dealers, the cross-sectional pricing of liquidity and the associated deviations from the law of one price, the formation of transaction costs, the origin and fragility of intermediation activity. He currently is Co-Editor at Theoretical Economics. He held editorial roles at Econometrica, the Review of Economic Studies, the Journal of Economic Theory, and the Review of Economic Dynamics. He received his BS from Ecole Polytechnique in Paris in 1997, and his PhD from PhD Stanford University in 2004.