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 ABC, The Associated Press, The Atlantic, BBC, Bloomberg, CBS, CBC, CNN, The Daily Show, The Economist, Forbes, Fox News, The Financial Times, Harvard Business Review, The Los Angeles Times, NBC, NPR, The New York Times, Popular Science, Psychology Today, PBS, Scientific American, Smithsonian Magazine, TIME Magazine, The Today Show, The Tonight Show, U.S. News and World Report, Vice, Vox, and The Washington Post.