Philippe Aghion is
Robert C. Waggoner Professor of Economics at Harvard University. His main research
interests include political economy, economic growth, technological change,
institutions, regulation, and entrepreneurship.
Prof. Alberto Alesina
is Nathaniel Ropes Professor of Political Economy at Harvard University and a
visitor at IGIER Bocconi. His research interests include fiscal policy and budget
deficits, European integration, currency unions, redistributive policies, and the
differences in the welfare state in the US and Europe.
Prof. Manuel Arellano
Manuel Arellano is
Professor of Econometrics at CEMFI in Madrid. His main research interests include
econometrics and empirical microeconomics.
Prof. David Autor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
is Ford Professor of Economics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His
current fields of specialization include labor market impacts of technological
change and globalization, human capital and earnings inequality, disability
insurance and labor supply, and temporary help and other intermediated work
Prof. Ernst Baltensperger
University of Bern
Baltensperger is Professor emeritus at the University of Bern. His main
research interests include monetary economics, banking, finance, and economic
Prof. Raquel Fernández
New York University
Raquel Fernández is Professor of Economics at New York University. Her
research focuses on sovereign debt, public economics, economics of gender,
political economy, economics and culture, and income inequality.
Prof. Rachel Griffith
University of Manchester
Rachel Griffith is Professor of Economics at the University of
Manchester, Deputy Research Director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and
elected President of the European Economic Association (EEA), to serve in 2015.
Her research considers the relationship between government policy and economic
performance. Her specific interests relate to the supermarket industry, nutrition
competition, innovation and productivity.
Prof. Oliver Hart
Oliver Hart is
the Andrew E. Furer Professor of Economics at Harvard University. His research
interests include contract theory, the theory of the firm, corporate finance, and
law and economics. His research centers on the roles that ownership structure and
contractual arrangements play in the governance and boundaries of corporations.
In 2016, he won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics.
Prof. Chang-Tai Hsieh
University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Chang-Tai Hsieh is Phyllis and Irwin Winkelried Professor of
Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. His main research
areas include economic development, growth in Asia and Latin America and applied
Prof. Daniel Kahneman
Daniel Kahneman is Professor of
Psychology and Public Affairs, Emeritus, and Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson
School, Princeton University. His research interests include psychology of
judgment and decision-making (e.g. cognitive basis for common human errors), and
behavioral economics and hedonic psychology. In 2002, he won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics.
Prof. Alan Krueger
Alan Krueger is
Bendheim Professor of Economics & Public Policy at Princeton University. His
research interests include labor economics, education, industrial relations,
economics of terrorism, and social insurance.
Prof. Joel Mokyr
is the Robert H. Strotz Professor of Arts and Sciences and Professor of
Economics and History at Northwestern University and Sackler Professorial fellow
at the Berglas School of Economics and the University of Tel Aviv. His research
interests include economic history, the economics of technological change and
Prof. Yingyi Qian
is Dean and Professor at the School of Economics and Management at the Tsinghua
University (Beijing). His main research areas include comparative economics,
institutional economics, economics of transition, and the Chinese economy.
Prof. Klaus Schmidt
Klaus Schmidt is Professor of Economics at the
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. His research interest include contract
theory, behavioral and experimental economics, game theory, industrial
organization, labor and organization economics, competition policy, privatization,
auctions and procurement, venture capital, and political economy.
Kjetil Storesletten is
Professor of Economics at the University of Oslo. His research focuses on
heterogeneity in macroeconomics and development, in particular the impact of risk
on economic allocations and the economic transformation of China. In 2013, he was
awarded the Sun Yefang prize by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (with Song
Prof. Guido Tabellini
Tabellini is Professor of Economics at Bocconi University, Milan. His main
research interests include political economy, corporate finance, and industrial
Prof. Harald Uhlig
University of Chicago
Uhlig is Professor in Economics at the University of Chicago. His recent
research includes applied quantitative theory and applied dynamic, stochastic
general equilibrium theory; the intersection of macroeconomics and financial
economics; and Bayesian time series analysis and macroeconomic applications.