Phone: (213) 740-1135

Fax: (213) 740-6650


Mailing Address

Hoffman Hall 231, MC-1422

701 Exposition Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90089




Tom Y. Chang is an associate professor of Finance and Business Economics at the USC Marshall School of Business, a research fellow at the Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics and a CESR fellow at the USC Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research.  

His research focuses on behavioral economics, corporate finance, applied microeconomics and industrial organization.  His current research focuses on better understanding individual decision making and its implications for firm behavior.  

Professor Chang's research has been supported by grants from the George and Obie Schultz Fund, the Kauffman Foundation, the National Science Foundation and the USDA. His research has been covered by the Associated Press and featured in Bloomberg, Business Insider, CBS News, CNN, The Economist, The Financial Times, Harvard Business ReviewHuffington PostFreakonomicsThe Los Angeles TimesNPR, The New York TimesCBC/Radio-Canada, Psychology TodayPBS Newshour and The Washington Post.