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Faculty Profiles

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Nageeb Ali
Nageeb Ali
Ph.D., Stanford University, 2007
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Political economy, Social interaction, Bargaining, Self-Control
James Andreoni
James Andreoni
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1986
Professor
Research Interests: Altruism, Charitable giving, Experimental economics, Decision making, Law and Economics
Kate Antonovics
Kate Antonovics
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 2000
LSOE
Research Interests: Race and gender discrimination, Income inequality, Wage growth, Employer learning
Richard Attiyeh
Richard Attiyeh
Ph.D., Yale University,
Professor Emeritus
Brendan Beare
Brendan Beare
Ph.D., Yale University, 2007
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Time series econometrics, Weak dependence conditions
Eli Berman
Eli Berman
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1993
Professor
Research Interests: Labor Economics, Labor demand and technological change, Religion, Middle East, Terrorism and Insurgency, Fertility, Immigration, Language
Julian R. Betts
Julian R. Betts
Ph.D., Queens University, 1990
Professor
Research Interests: Labor Economics, Economics of Education, Immigration, Technological Change
Prashant Bharadwaj
Prashant Bharadwaj
Ph.D., Yale University, 2009
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Fertility and Labor Markets, Health Impacts of Air Pollution
Richard T. Carson
Richard T. Carson
Ph.D., UC Berkeley, 1985
Professor
Research Interests: Environmental valuation, Climate change, Environment and development, Fisheries
Christopher P. Chambers
Ph.D., University of Rochester, 2003
Associate Professor
Research Interests: Design of mechanisms for resource allocation (fair allocation), Design of mechanisms for group decision making (social choice), Political economy, Decision theory, Game theory
Jeffrey Clemens
Jeffrey Clemens
Ph.D., Harvard University, 2011
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Social Insurance, Health Economics, Health Policy, and State and Local Government Finance
Vincent Crawford
Vincent Crawford
Ph.D., MIT, 1976
Professor Emeritus & Research Professor
Research Interests: Microeconomic theory, behavioral and experimental economics
Julie Berry Cullen
Julie Berry Cullen
Ph.D., MIT, 1997
Professor
Research Interests: Economics of education, Social insurance, Fiscal federalism
Gordon B. Dahl
Gordon B. Dahl
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1998
Professor
Research Interests: Labor economics and applied microeconomics
Graham Elliott
Graham Elliott
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1994
Professor
Research Interests: Econometrics
Robert F. Engle
Robert F. Engle
Ph.D., Cornell University, 1969
Prof. Emeritus, Research Prof., & 2003 Nobelist
Research Interests: time series econometrics, macroeconomics, energy markets, urban economies and emerging markets as well as the main financial asset classes: equities, currencies, fixed income and derivatives
Melissa Famulari
Melissa Famulari
Ph.D., University of Washington, 1987
LSOE and Vice Chair of Undergraduate Studies
Research Interests: Labor Economics, Health Economics, Health and the Labor Market
Marjorie Flavin
Marjorie Flavin
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1981
Professor
Research Interests: Macroeconomics, especially macro/housing, household consumption, portfolio allocation, and asset pricing
Simone Galperti
Simone Galperti
Ph.D., Northwestern, 2013
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Mechanisms design, contract theory, and behavioral economics
Roger Gordon
Roger Gordon
Ph.D., MIT, 1976
Professor
Research Interests: Taxes and corporate dividend policy, Choice of personal tax base, Taxes and development
Josh Graff Zivin
Josh Graff Zivin
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1998
Professor
Research Interests: Health economics, environmental economics, and international development, focusing on how uncertainty and heterogeneity affect both individual and societal decision-making.
Theodore Groves
Theodore Groves
Ph.D., UC Berkeley,
Professor Emeritus
Research Interests: Environmental economics; Mechanism design; Public finance
James D. Hamilton
James D. Hamilton
Ph.D., UC Berkeley, 1983
Professor
Research Interests: Monetary policy, Econometrics, Energy economics, Asset markets
Gordon Hanson
Gordon Hanson
Ph.D., MIT, 1992
Professor
Research Interests: International migration, Multinational enterprises, Labor market consequences of globalization
Mark  Jacobsen
Mark Jacobsen
Ph.D., Stanford University, 2007
Associate Professor
Research Interests: Fuel economy regulation, global climate change, environmental policy
Ivana Komunjer
Ivana Komunjer
Ph.D., HEC School of Management (Paris, France), 2002
Associate Professor
Research Interests: Econometric theory, Microeconometrics, Financial econometrics
David Lagakos
David Lagakos
Ph.D., UC Los Angeles, 2008
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Conducts research at the intersection of macroeconomics and development
Mark J. Machina
Mark J. Machina
Ph.D., MIT, 1979
Professor
Research Interests: Choice under uncertainty, Alternative Models of risk preferences and beliefs
Marc Muendler
Marc Muendler
Ph.D., UC Berkeley, 2002
Associate Professor
Research Interests: International trade, Foreign investment and multinational enterprises, Productivity estimation, Information Economics
Karthik Muralidharan
Karthik Muralidharan
Ph.D., Harvard University, 2007
Associate Professor
Research Interests: Development Economics, Human capital, Education and health in developing countries, Program evaluation, Field experiments
Paul Niehaus
Paul Niehaus
Ph.D., Harvard University, 2009
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Economic issues in developing countries; social learning processes.
Garey Ramey
Garey Ramey
Ph.D., Stanford University, 1987
Professor
Research Interests: Finance, Theory of Contracts
Valerie A. Ramey
Valerie A. Ramey
Ph.D., Stanford University, 1987
Professor
Research Interests: Trends in time use, Leisure, Home production, Government spending, Inventories
James E. Rauch
James E. Rauch
Ph.D., Yale University, 1985
Professor & Chair, Department of Economics
Research Interests: International trade, Economic development, Business and social networks, Entrepreneurship
Andres Santos
Andres Santos
Ph.D., Stanford University, 2007
Associate Professor & Vice Chair of Graduate Studi
Research Interests: Nonparametric econometrics, estimation and testing
Joel Sobel
Joel Sobel
Ph.D., UC Berkeley, 1978
Professor
Research Interests: Game theory, Information Economics
Ross Starr
Ross Starr
Ph.D., Stanford University, 1972
Professor
Research Interests: General equilibrium theory, Foundations of monetary theory, Non-convex economies, Liquidity of financial markets
Yixiao Sun
Yixiao Sun
Ph.D., Yale University, 2002
Professor
Research Interests: Robust Inference for time series and panel data, Semiparametrics, Nonparametrics
Allan Timmermann
Allan Timmermann
Ph.D., University of Cambridge, 1992
Professor
Research Interests: Predictability of stock returns, Forecasting methods, Structural breaks in time series, Performance evaluation for mutual funds and pension funds
Alexis Akira Toda
Alexis Akira Toda
Ph.D., Yale, 2013
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: General equilibrium theory with applications to finance and macroeconomics; default; risk-sharing; size distributions and power law
Isabel Trevino
Ph.D., New York University, 2014
Assistant Professor
Joel Watson
Joel Watson
Ph.D., Stanford GSB, 1992
Professor
Research Interests: Economic Theory, in particular the analysis of contracts and institutions
Michelle White
Michelle White
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1973
Professor
Johannes Wieland
Ph.D., UC Berkeley, 2013
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Financial Economics, Monetary Policy
James Hilger
Ph.D., UC Berkeley, 2006
Asst. Adjunct Professor, NOAA Southwest Fisheries
Research Interests: Fisheries, non-market valuation, and marketing.
Dale Squires
Dale Squires
Ph.D., Cornell University, 1984
Affiliate: Adj Professor, NOAA Southwest Fisheries
Research Interests: Squires specializes in resource economics, fisheries in particular.
Thomas Baranga
Thomas Baranga
Ph.D., Harvard, 2009
Affiliate: Asst. Professor, IRPS
Research Interests: The effects of exchange rate regimes on international trade.
Joseph Engelberg
Joseph Engelberg
Ph.D. (Finance) , Northwestern University, 2009
Associate Professor, Rady School of Management
Research Interests: Asset Pricing, Behavioral Finance Information Diffusion, Media, Networks
Alex Kane
Alex Kane
Ph.D., New York University, 1980
Affiliate: Professor, IRPS
Bruce Lehmann
Bruce Lehmann
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1983
Affiliate: Professor, IRPS
Craig McIntosh
Craig McIntosh
Ph.D. , University of California, Berkeley, 2003
Affiliate: Assoc. Professor, IRPS
Dimitri Politis
Dimitri Politis
Ph.D. , Stanford University, 1990
Affiliate: Professor, Mathematics
Krislert Samphantharak
Krislert Samphantharak
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2003
Affiliate: Asst. Professor, IRPS
Research Interests: Household finance in developing economies, Corporate finance, Corporate governance, Business groups, Family business, Economic development of Southeast Asia