Carnegie Mellon University

Timothy Hyde

Timothy Hyde

Ph.D. Student, Tepper School of Business

5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Areas of Study



Tim Hyde is a doctoral student in economics at the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University. He has a master’s from Yale University (2014).

His research focuses on the behavioral economics of insurance markets, specifically the effect of mistaken beliefs. He is currently researching the effect of catastrophic flooding on insurance takeup, and of overconfident beliefs in a workplace incentive program.


  • Carnegie Mellon University - MS (Economics) - 2020
  • Yale University - MA (Economics) - 2014

  • Stanford University - BA (Economics) - 2010


  • Risk and insurance, behavioral economics, disasters and catastrophes


  • Jay Bhattacharya, Timothy Hyde, and Peter Tu. Health Economics (textbook), Palgrave MacMillan 2013