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Faculty Profiles

  • Titan Alon

    Titan Alon

    • Ph.D., Northwestern University, 2018
    • Assistant Professor
    • Research Interests: Macroeconomics, Labor, Economic History, and Growth
  • 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
    • Provost, Seventh College; Teaching Professor (SLSOE)
    • Research Interests: Race and gender discrimination, Income inequality, Wage growth, Employer learning
  • David Arnold

    David Arnold

    • Ph.D., Princeton University, 2020
    • Assistant Teaching Professor (LPSOE), Co-Director of Instruction
    • Research Interests: Labor Economics, Imperfect Competition, and Discrimination
  • Richard Attiyeh

    Richard Attiyeh

    Ph.D., Yale University
    Professor Emeritus

  • Samuel Bazzi

    Samuel Bazzi

    • Ph.D., University of California, San Diego, 2013
    • Associate Professor
    • Research Interests: Development, Political Economy
  • 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
    Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Graduate Studies
    Research Interests: Fertility and Labor Markets, Health Impacts of Air Pollution

  • Judd Boomhower

    Judd Boomhower

    Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2015
    Assistant Professor
    Research Interests: Environmental economics; energy markets; electricity; oil and gas; climate change; environmental protection; natural resources
  • Renee Bowen

    Renee Bowen

    Ph.D., Georgetown University, 2008
    Professor
    Research Interests: Political Economy, Microeconomic Theory and International Trade
  • Richard T. Carson

    Richard T. Carson

    Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1985
    Professor
    Research Interests: Environmental valuation, Climate change, Environment and development, Fisheries

  • Jeffrey Clemens

    Jeffrey Clemens

    Ph.D., Harvard University, 2011
    Associate Professor
    Research Interests: Social Insurance, Health Economics, Health Policy, and State and Local Government Finance

  • Vincent P. Crawford

    Vincent P. Crawford

    Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1976
    Professor Emeritus & Research Professor
    Research Interests: Microeconomic theory, behavioral and experimental economics

  • Julie Berry Cullen

    Julie Berry Cullen

    Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997
    Professor & Chair, Department of Economics
    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

  • Songzi Du

    Songzi Du

    Ph.D., Stanford University, 2012
    Associate Professor
    Research Interests: Game Theory, Mechanism Design, Market Microstructure
  • Fabian Eckert

    Fabian Eckert

    Ph.D., Yale University, 2019
    Assistant Professor
    Research Interest: Spatial Structural Change, Inequality, Tradable Services
  • 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

  • Itzik Fadlon

    Itzik Fadlon

    Ph.D., Harvard University, 2015
    Assistant Professor
    Research Interests: Public Finance, Health Economics, and Labor Economics

  • Melissa Famulari

    Melissa Famulari

    Ph.D., University of Washington, 1987
    Teaching Professor (SLSOE)
    Research Interests: Labor Economics, Health Economics, Health and the Labor Market

  • Marjorie Flavin

    Marjorie Flavin

    Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1981
    Professor Emeritus
    Research Interests: Macroeconomics, especially macro/housing, household consumption, portfolio allocation, and asset pricing

  • Simone Galperti

    Simone Galperti

    Ph.D., Northwestern University, 2013
    Associate Professor
    Research Interests: Mechanisms design, contract theory, and behavioral economics

  • Alexander Gelber

    Alexander Gelber

    Ph.D., Harvard University, 2008
    Associate Professor
    Research Interests: Social Insurance, Taxation, Labor Supply, Retirement
  • Roger Gordon

    Roger Gordon

    Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1976
    Professor Emeritus & Research 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, innovation, and international development

  • Theodore Groves

    Theodore Groves

    Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
    Professor Emeritus
    Research Interests: Environmental economics; Mechanism design; Public finance

  • James D. Hamilton

    James D. Hamilton

    Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1983
    Professor
    Research Interests: Monetary policy, Econometrics, Energy economics, Asset markets

  • Juan Herreño

    Juan Herreño

    Ph.D., Columbia University, 2020
    Assistant Professor
    Research Interests: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
  • Mark Jacobsen

    Mark Jacobsen

    Ph.D., Stanford University, 2007
    Professor
    Research Interests: Energy and environmental policy, fuel economy regulation, public goods

  • Sara Lowes

    Sara Lowes

    • Ph.D., Harvard University, 2017
    • Assistant Professor
    • Research Interests: Culture, Institutions, Gender
  • Xinwei Ma

    Xinwei Ma

    • Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2019
    • Assistant Professor
    • Research Interests: Non/Semiparametric econometrics, Causal inference, Program evaluation
  • Mark J. Machina

    Mark J. Machina

    Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1979
    Professor Emeritus
    Research Interests: Choice under uncertainty, Alternative Models of risk preferences and beliefs

  • Katherine Meckel

    Katherine Meckel

    Ph.D., Columbia University, 2015
    Assistant Professor
    Research Interests: Public Economics, Health Economics
  • Marc Muendler

    Marc Muendler

    Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2002
    Professor
    Research Interests: International trade, Foreign investment and multinational enterprises, Productivity estimation, Information Economics

  • Karthik Muralidharan

    Karthik Muralidharan

    Ph.D., Harvard University, 2007
    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
    Associate Professor
    Research Interests: Economic issues in developing countries; social learning processes.

  • Garey Ramey

    Garey Ramey

    Ph.D., Stanford University, 1987
    Professor Emeritus
    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
    Research Interests: International trade, Economic development, Business and social networks, Entrepreneurship

  • Giacomo Rondina

    Giacomo Rondina

    Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007
    Associate Teaching Professor (LSOE), Vice Chair of Undergraduate Studies
    Research Interests: Macroeconomic Theory, International Macroeconomics
  • Denis Shishkin

    Denis Shishkin

    Ph.D., Princeton University, 2020
    Assistant Professor
    Research Interests: Information Economics, Mechanism Design, Information Design
  • Joel Sobel

    Joel Sobel

    Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1978
    Professor
    Research Interests: Game theory, Information Economics

  • Ross Starr

    Ross Starr

    Ph.D., Stanford University, 1972
    Professor Emeritus & Research 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 University, 2013
    Associate Professor
    Research Interests: General equilibrium theory with applications to finance and macroeconomics; default; risk-sharing; size distributions and power law

  • Isabel Trevino

    Isabel Trevino

    Ph.D., New York University, 2014
    Assistant Professor

  • Fabian Trottner

    Fabian Trottner

    Ph.D., Princeton University, 2020
    Assistant Professor
    Research Interests: International trade, labor demand and income inequality, structural change and growth

  • Emanuel Vespa

    Emanuel Vespa

    Ph.D., New York University, 2012
    Associate Professor
    Research Interests: Behavioral/Experimental Economics
  • Tom Vogl

    Tom Vogl

    • Ph.D., Harvard University, 2011
    • Associate Professor, Director of Instruction
    • Research Interests: Development, Demography, Health, Human Capital, Political Economy
  • Joel Watson

    Joel Watson

    Ph.D., Stanford Graduate School of Business, 1992
    Professor
    Research Interests: Economic Theory, in particular the analysis of contracts and institutions

  • Michelle White

    Michelle White

    Ph.D., Princeton University, 1973
    Professor Emeritus & Research Professor

  • Johannes Wieland

    Johannes Wieland

    Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2013
    Associate Professor
    Research Interests: Financial Economics, Monetary Policy

  • Steve Pak Yeung Wu

    Steve Pak Yeung Wu

    Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2020
    Assistant Professor
    Research Interests: International Macroeconomics, International Finance

  • Kaspar Wuthrich

    Kaspar Wuthrich

    Ph.D., University of Bern, 2015
    Assistant Professor
    Research Interests: Theoretical and applied microeconometrics, policy evaluation, applied public and health economics

  • Ying Zhu

    Ying Zhu

    Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2015
    Assistant Professor
    Research Interests: High-Dimensional Estimation and Inference, Nonasymptotic Statistics, Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods, Panel Data Analysis, Integration of Economic Models, Machine Learning, and Operations Research
  • Andres Santos

    Andres Santos

    Ph.D., Stanford University, 2007
    Adjunct Professor
    Research Interests: Nonparametric econometrics, estimation and testing
  • Dale Squires

    Dale Squires

    Adjunct
    Ph.D., Cornell University, 1984
    Adjunct Professor, NOAA Southwest Fisheries
    Research Interests: Squires specializes in resource economics, fisheries in particular.

  • Joseph Engelberg

    Joseph Engelberg

    Affiliate
    Ph.D. (Finance) , Northwestern University, 2009
    Professor, Rady School of Management
    Research Interests: Asset Pricing, Behavioral Finance Information Diffusion, Media, Networks

  • James Hilger

    James Hilger

    Affiliate
    Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2006
    Asst. Adjunct Professor, NOAA Southwest Fisheries
    Research Interests: Fisheries, non-market valuation, and marketing.

  • Craig McIntosh

    Craig McIntosh

    Affiliate
    Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2003
    Professor, GPS

  • Dimitri Politis

    Dimitri Politis

    Affiliate
    Ph.D., Stanford University, 1990
    Professor, Mathematics

  • Krislert Samphantharak

    Krislert Samphantharak

    Affiliate
    Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2003
    Associate Professor, GPS
    Research Interests: Household finance in developing economies, Corporate finance, Corporate governance, Business groups, Family business, Economic development of Southeast Asia