Economics

Abhijit Banerjee: Professor of Economics at MIT; poverty and third-world economies

 

Jeanne Lafortune: Associate Professor of Economics at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile; marriage and immigration

 

Robert Barro: Professor of Economics at Harvard and a senior fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution; macroeconomics and economic growth

 

William J. Baumol: Harold Price Professor of Entrepreneurship at NYU; economic growth, entrepreneurship and innovation, industrial organization, antitrust economics and regulation, and economics of the arts

Michele Boldrin: Joseph Gibson Hoyt Distinguished Professor in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis; economic theory, economic growth, and macroeconomics

 

Jagdish Bhagwati: University Professor (Economics, Law, and International Affairs) at Columbia University and Director of the Raj Center on Indian Economic Policies; international trade theorist

 

Mark Bils: Hazel Fyfe Professor in Economics at the University of Rochester; macroeconomics

 

Stéphane Bonhomme: Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago; labor economics, microeconometrics, and econometric theory with a special interest in latent variable modelling and panel data

 

George J. Borjas: Robert W. Scrivner Professor of Economics and Social Policy at Harvard; labor economics and immigration issues

 

Richard Caballero: Ford International chair of economics at MIT; macroeconomics, international economics, and finance

 

Guillermo Calvo: Professor of Economics, International and Public Affairs, and Director of the Program in Economic Policy Management (PEPM) at Columbia University; macroeconomics and monetary economics

 

Raj Chetty: Professor of Economics at Stanford; tax policy, unemployment insurance, and education

 

Lawrence Christiano: Alfred W. Chase Chair in Business Institutions and Professor of Economics at Northwestern; government’s monetary and fiscal instruments and responses to shocks over the business cycle

 

Eddie Dekel: William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Economics at Northwestern and Daniel Ross Professor of Economics at Tel Aviv University; decision theory, foundations of game theory, and voting theory

 

Lars Peter Hansen: David Rockefeller Distinguished Service Professor in Economics, Statistics and the College and Research Director of the Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics at the University of Chicago; econometrics, macroeconomics and finance

 

Ali Hortaçsu: Ralph and Mary Otis Isham Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago; industrial organization, auctions, search and matching models, production and financial networks, applications in finance, energy markets and the internet

 

Seema Jayachandran: Associate Professor of Economics at Northwestern; development economics, and Indian economics

 

Hisaki Kono: Associate Professor of Economics at Kyoto University; poverty reduction, microfinance, education, market transaction, and trade

 

Kiminori Matsuyama: Professor of Economics at Northwestern; international economics, economic growth and development, and macroeconomics

 

Magne Mogstad: Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago; public economics, labor economics, and economic inequality

 

Robert M. Townsend: Elizabeth & James Killian Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago; economic development, financial systems, costly state verification, revelation principle, optimal multi-period contracts, decentralization of economies with private information, models of money with spatially separated agents, forecasting the forecasts of others and insurance and credit in developing countries.

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