Q&A with Camelia Kuhnen, a Poets and Quants ’40 under 40′ professor

Katie Rice | Published 1 hour ago Courtesy of Cameila Kuhnen and Robert Campell Photography  Camelia Kuhnen, professor of finance in the Kenan-Flagler Business School, was named one of Poets and Quants’ best 40 under 40 professors in 2016. Kuhnen has a background in neuroeconomics and behavioral finance. Staff writer Katie Rice sat down with Kuhnen to discuss her job and future plans. THE DAILY TAR HEEL: Could you give me a brief explanation of what neuroeconomics is? CAMELIA KUHNEN: It is a relatively new research field, which is combining insights from neuroscience and economics to make better sense of economic behavior, of how people make decisions that concern their finances, their labor market outcomes, their consumption choices and so forth. DTH: And what is behavioral finance? CK: Behavioral finance has been an effort…


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