Carnegie Mellon University

Lars-Alexander Kuehn

Lars-Alexander Kuehn

Associate Professor of Finance

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  • 412-268-8501
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


  • University of British Columbia - Ph D - 2008
  • Freie Universitat, Berlin - Diplom Kaufmann - 2001


Asset pricing and macroeconomics


  • Endogenous Disasters

    (author(s): Nicolas Petrosky-Nadeau, Lu Zhang, Lars-Alexander Kuehn)
    American Economic Review

  • A Labor Capital Asset Pricing Model

    (author(s): Lars-Alexander Kuehn, Mikhail Simutin, Jessie Wang)
    Journal of Finance 72(5), 2017; 2131-2178

  • Investment-Based Corporate Bond Pricing

    (author(s): Lars-Alexander Kuehn, Lukas Schmid)
    Journal of Finance 69(6), 2014; 2741-2776

  • Consumption Volatility Risk

    (author(s): Oliver Boguth, Lars-Alexander Kuehn)
    Journal of Finance 68(8), 2013; 2589-2615

  • Monetary Policy and Corporate Default

    (author(s): Harjoat Bhamra, Adlai Fisher, Lars-Alexander Kuehn)
    Journal of Monetary Economics 58(5), 2011; 480-494

  • The Aggregate Dynamics of Capital Structure and Macroeconomic Risk

    (author(s): Harjoat Bhamra, Lars-Alexander Kuehn, Ilya Strebulaev)
    Review of Financial Studies 23(12), 2010; 4187-4241

  • Long-Run Risks, Credit Markets, and Financial Structure

    (author(s): Harjoat Bhamra, Lars-Alexander Kuehn, Ilya Strebulaev)
    American Economic Review P&P 100(2), 2010; 547-551

  • The Levered Equity Risk Premium and Credit Spreads: A Unified Framework

    (author(s): Harjoat Bhamra, Lars-Alexander Kuehn, Ilya Strebulaev)
    Review of Financial Studies 23(2), 2010; 645-703

Working Papers

  • Credit and Option Risk Premia

    (author(s): Lars-Alexander Kuehn, David Schreindorfer, Florian Schulz)

  • Misallocation Cycles

    (author(s): Cedric Ehouarne, Lars-Alexander Kuehn, David Schreindorfer)

  • The Importance of Time-to-Build for Investment-Based Asset Pricing
  • Asset Pricing with Real Investment Commitment
  • An Equilibrium Asset Pricing Model with Labor Market Search

    (author(s): Lars-Alexander Kuehn, Nicolas Petrosky-Nadeau, Lu Zhang)

Awards and Honors

  • Tepper School of Business - The Gerald L. Thomson Teaching Award (2013)
  • Midwest Finance Association Meeting - WRDS Outstanding Paper Award in Asset Pricing (2013)
  • ASU Sonoran Winter Finance Conference - Best Paper Award (2013)
  • Napa Conference on Financial Markets - Best Paper Award (2012)