Paolina Medina

Assistant Professor
Department of Finance


Paolina C. Medina is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Mays Business School of Texas A&M University. She conducts research on Household Finance using field experiments and observational data, with a focus on understanding how psychological biases in consumer behavior affect financial market outcomes. She received her PhD in Managerial Economics from Northwestern University in June 2017, and her BA in Economics from ITAM in 2009. In between, she worked at Mexican Central Bank for three years, with the retail financial services group.


Research papers (Accepted and Published):

The Hidden Role of Contract Terms: Evidence from Credit Card Minimum Payments in Mexico Management Science (2021)

Side Effects of Nudges: Evidence from a Randomized Intervention in the Credit Card Market Review of Financial Studies (2021)

Research Interests

Household Finance, Behavioral Economics