The award cited his "ingenious and careful use of newly available data to address fundamental questions in finance."
His work has been cited in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Financial Times, US News and World Report, Money Magazine, and a 2005 speech by former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan. He has also appeared on CNBC's Closing Bell and Squawk Box, CNN, FOX, as well as Bloomberg.
Moskowitz serves as a research associate for the National Bureau of Economic Research and a current associate editor of the Journal of Finance. His research studies financial markets and investments, including the behavior of prices and investors. He has explored topics as diverse as momentum in stock returns, biases in investment portfolios, the social effects of bank mergers, the return to private business ownership, mutual and hedge fund performance, the political economy of financial regulation, and the economics of sports.
In 2011, he wrote the best-selling book Scorecasting, (Crown Archetype, Random House) coauthored with L. Jon Wertheim of Sports Illustrated, which uses economic principles to explain the hidden side of sports.
Moskowitz earned a bachelor's degree in industrial management and industrial engineering (with distinction) in 1993 from Purdue University, a master's degree in management from Purdue in 1994, and a PhD in finance from UCLA in 1998.