Raymond Fisman

Slater Family Professor in Behavioral Economics at Boston University

Ray Fisman holds the Slater Family Chair in Behavioral Economics at Boston University. Previously, he was the Lambert Family Professor of Social Enterprise and co-director of the Social Enterprise Program at Columbia University's business school. His research focuses primarily on corruption, both in the U.S. and globally. His work has appeared in leading economics journals including the American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, and Quarterly Journal of Economics, and it has been widely covered in the popular press, in such outlets as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, the Economist, and the Washington Post. He is the author of several books; the most recent, Risky Business: Why Insurance Markets Fail and What to Do About It, with Liran Einav and Amy Finkelstein, was published by Yale University Press in 2023.