Biography

Dr. Chyhe Becker is the Associate Director in charge of the Office of Litigation Economics at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, a group of 30 economists focused on economic analyses in the context of securities law violations.  In addition to leading the group, Dr. Becker conducts economic analysis, provides expert testimony, and serves as a key point of contact for attorneys throughout the Commission.

Dr. Becker joined the Securities and Exchange Commission in March 2008. She was previously a Principal with Chicago Partners LLC, where she specialized in securities litigation. Prior to Chicago Partners, she was a Principal with the Economic Consulting group at Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP. She received an M.B.A. and Ph.D. in Financial Economics from The University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, and a B.A. in Psychology from Yale University. Her research has been published in the Journal of Financial Intermediation and she taught corporate finance at The University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.