Majid Maki-Nayeri

Postdoctoral Scholar


Macroeconomics, Behavioral finance, Applied econometrics, Deep reinforcement learning


I am a Postdoctoral Research Scholar and lecturer at the School of Information at UC Berkeley. I received my Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, in 2019.

My research studies opinion dynamics on social networks and the influence of social learning on market behavior, particularly in the cryptocurrency market. A second research agenda focuses on the utility of deep reinforcement learning and Explainable AI in finance and macroeconomics.

Last updated:

December 3, 2023