Snehal Banerjee

Curriculum Vitae


Contact Information

Rady School of Management
Otterson Hall, Room 4S149
9500 Gilman Drive #0553
La Jolla, CA 92093-0553
Phone: ­858.534.2795
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Research Areas

Rational expectations
Difference of opinions
Behavioral finance

Industry Areas

Financial markets
Commercial lending

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Snehal Banerjee

Associate Professor of Professor of Finance and Accounting

Banerjee's research interests include information, learning and disagreement in financial markets, liquidity, behavioral finance and asset pricing. His current research involves studying the effects of uncertainty about other investors on asset prices.

Banerjee earned his Ph.D. from Stanford University's Graduate School of Business and his B.A. in Economics, Mathematics and Computer Science from Brandeis University. Prior to his arrival at the Rady School, Banerjee was an Associate Professor of Finance at the Kellogg School of Management.


1. Signal or noise? Uncertainty and learning about whether other traders are informed (with Brett Green), Journal of Financial Economics, 2015, 117(2):398-423

2. Trading in Derivatives when the Underlying is Scarce (with Jeremy Graveline), Journal of Financial Economics, 2014, 111(3):589-608

3. The Cost of Short-Selling Liquid Securities (with Jeremy Graveline), Journal of Finance, 2013, 68(2):637-664

4. Factor-loading Uncertainty and Expected Returns (with Chris Armstrong and Carlos Corona), Review of Financial Studies, 2013, 26(1):158-207

5. Learning from Prices and the Dispersion in Beliefs, Review of Financial Studies, 2011, 24(9):3025-3068 

6. Disagreement and Learning: Dynamic Patterns of Trade (with Ilan Kremer), Journal of Finance, 2010, 65(4):1269-1302

7. Price Drift as an Outcome of Differences in Higher Order Beliefs (with Ron Kaniel and Ilan Kremer), Review of Financial Studies, 2009, 22(9):3707-3734

Working Papers

When transparency improves, must prices reflect fundamentals better? (with Jesse Davis and Naveen Gondhi)

Transparency versus Tone: Public Communication with Limited Commitment (with Qingmin Liu)