People

Alberto Alesina

Alberto Alesina

Nathaniel Ropes Professor of Political Economy
Director of Graduate Studies

Alberto Alesina is a leader in the field of Political Economics and has published extensively in all major academic journals in economics. He has published five books and edited many more. His two most recent books are The Future of Europe: Reform or Decline, published by MIT Press, and Fighting Poverty in the US and Europe: A World of Difference, published by Oxford University Press. He has been a co-editor of the Quarterly Journal of Economics for eight years and associate editor of many academic journals.

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Pol Antràs

Pol Antràs

Robert G. Ory Professor of Economics

Pol Antràs’ teaching and research fields are international economics and applied theory. Some of his work is overviewed in his recent book Global Production: Firms, Contracts, and Trade Structure, published by Princeton University Press. He is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), where he served as Director of the International Trade and Organization (ITO) Working Group. Among other distinctions, he was awarded an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship in 2007 and the Fundación Banco Herrero Prize in 2009, and he was elected Fellow of the Econometric Society in 2015. As of 2015, he is Editor of the Quarterly Journal of Economics.

Littauer Center 207
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Belynda Blair Bady

Belynda Blair Bady

Director of Administration

Responsible for the overall management of the administrative and financial operations of the Economics Department.

Littauer Center 202
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