Lukas Schmid is Professor of Finance and Business Economics at the Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California, and a CEPR Research Fellow. Before joining Marshall, Lukas spent a decade at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. He currently serves as a Finance Editor at Management Science, and an Associate Editor at the Journal of Finance. Lukas' research interests are in dynamic quantitative modeling and structural estimation applied in macroeconomics and finance. His research has been published, among others, in the American Economic Review, and the Journal of Finance, where it was awarded a Smith-Breeden best paper prize. Lukas obtained a master’s degree in mathematics from ETH Zurich and a PhD in Finance from the University of Lausanne & Swiss Finance Institute.