Joao Paulo Valente

Curriculum Vitae  

Department of Economics, Yale University
28 Hillhouse Ave
New Haven, CT 06511


I am a PhD candidate in Economics at Yale University. My research is in finance, with a focus on behavioral finance and asset pricing. I am also interested in international finance. Prior to my doctoral studies, I was a macroeconomic researcher at Bahia Asset Management. I will be available for interviews at the 2022 ASSA Meeting.

Working Papers

The Role of Beliefs in Asset Prices: Evidence from Exchange Rates
Job Market Paper
(with Kaushik Vasudevan and Tianhao Wu)
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Tail Risk Exposures of Hedge Funds: Evidence From Unique Brazilian Data
(with Caio Almeida and Marcelo Fernandes)
Abstract [+] | PDF | SSRN

Work in Progress

Macro-based Factors for the Cross-Section of Currency Returns
(with Leland Bybee and Leandro Gomes)
Abstract [+]