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Dale Jorgenson

Dale Jorgenson

Samuel W. Morris University Professor

Dale Jorgenson’s research includes information technology and economic growth, energy and the environment, tax policy and investment behavior, and applied econometrics. His most recent book, Double Dividend: Environmental Taxes and Fiscal Reform in the United States, co-authored with Richard Goettle, Mun Ho, and Peter Wilcoxen and published by The MIT Press in 2013, designs environmental taxes to improve economic performance and enhance environmental quality. An earlier book, Technology and the American Growth Resurgence, co-authored with Mun Ho and Kevin Stiroh and published by The MIT Press in 2005, led to establishment of the World KLEMS Initiative at Harvard in 2010 to provide international comparisons of productivity at the industry level. Results for more than forty countries were presented at the Third World KLEMS Conference, held in Tokyo, Japan, in May 2014. Read more about Dale Jorgenson

Littauer Center 122
p: 617-496-3293
Maximilian Kasy

Maximilian Kasy

Assistant Professor of Economics

Maximilian Kasy received his Ph.D. in May, 2011, from UC Berkeley and became assistant professor at the Harvard Economics Department in the fall of 2012, after spending one year at UCLA.

Littauer Center 121
p: 617-495-2896
Lawrence Katz

Lawrence Katz

Elisabeth Allison Professor of Economics

Lawrence F. Katz's research focuses on issues in labor economics and the economics of social problems. He is the author (with Claudia Goldin) of The Race between Education and Technology (Harvard University Press, 2008), a history of U.S. economic inequality and the roles of technological change and the pace of educational advance in affecting the wage structure. Katz also has been studying the impacts of neighborhood poverty on low-income families as the principal investigator of the long-term evaluation of the Moving to Opportunity program, a randomized housing mobility experiment. Read more about Lawrence Katz

Littauer Center 224
p: 617-496-5079
Michael Kremer

Michael Kremer

Gates Professor of Developing Societies

Michael Kremer is a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship and a Presidential Faculty Fellowship. He was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. Kremer’s recent research examines education and health in developing countries, immigration, and globalization.  Read more about Michael Kremer

Littauer Center M-20
p: 617-495-8462
David Laibson

David Laibson

Department Chair
Harvard College Professor, Robert I. Goldman Professor of Economics

David Laibson is a member of the National Bureau of Economic Research, where he is Research Associate in the Asset Pricing, Economic Fluctuations, and Aging Working Groups.  Laibsonʼs research focuses on the topic of behavioral economics, and he is a co-leader of Harvard Universityʼs Foundations of Human Behavior Initiative.   Read more about David Laibson

Littauer Center M-12
p: 617-496-0053
Robin Lee

Robin Lee

Assistant Professor of Economics

Robin Lee's research interests are in industrial organization and applied microeconomic theory. His work focuses on bargaining and contracting between firms with market power in bilateral oligopoly, and studies the implications of exclusive or selective contracting and vertical integration on industry structure, competition and welfare. He is a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Littauer Center 120
p: 617-495-2997
Matteo Maggiori

Matteo Maggiori

Assistant Professor of Economics

Matteo Maggiori’s research focuses on finance and international macroeconomics.  His research topics have included the analysis of exchange rate dynamics, the international financial system, and very long-run discount rates.  He is a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a research affiliate at the Center for Economic Policy Research. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation. He received his PhD from the University of California at Berkeley. Matteo joined the faculty in July 2014.

Littauer Center 212
p: 617-496-7081
N. Gregory Mankiw

N. Gregory Mankiw

Robert M. Beren Professor of Economics

N. Gregory Mankiw teaches the introductory economics course at Harvard and is the author of several best-selling textbooks. His research includes work on price adjustment, consumer behavior, financial markets, monetary and fiscal policy, and economic growth. Read more about N. Gregory Mankiw

Littauer Center 223
p: 617-495-4301
Stephen Marglin

Stephen Marglin

Walter S. Barker Professor of Economics

Stephen A. Marglin's latest book, The Dismal Science: How Thinking Like an Economist Undermines Community, focuses on the foundational assumptions of economics and how these assumptions make community invisible to economists. His published papers and books range over the foundations of cost-benefit analysis, the workings of the labor-surplus economy, the organization of production, the relationship between the growth of income and its distribution, and the process of macroeconomic adjustment. Read more about Stephen Marglin

Littauer Center 221
p: 617-496-0062
Eric S. Maskin

Eric S. Maskin

Adams University Professor

Eric Maskin received the 2007 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics (with L. Hurwicz and R. Myerson) for laying the foundations of mechanism design theory. He also has made contributions to game theory, contract theory, social choice theory, political economy, and other areas of economics. Read more about Eric S. Maskin

Littauer Center 312
1805 Cambridge Street
p: 617-495-4434
Marc Melitz

Marc Melitz

David A. Wells Professor of Political Economy

Marc Melitz's broad research interests are in international trade and investment.  More specifically, he studies producer-level responses to globalization and their implications for aggregate trade and investment patterns. He is a fellow of the Econometric Society and is affiliated with the National Bureau of Economic Research(NBER), the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), CESifo, and the Kiel Institute for the World Economy.  He is foreign editor for the Review of Economic Studies and associate editor for the American Economic Journal: Microeconomics.  His research has been funded by the Sloan Foundation and by the NSF. Read more about Marc Melitz

Littauer Center 215
p: 617-496-3165
Jeffrey Miron

Jeffrey Miron

Senior Lecturer on Economics
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Jeffrey Miron’s field of expertise is the economics of libertarianism. He has advocated for many libertarian policies, including legalizing all drugs and allowing failing banks to go bankrupt. He has written four books including "Drug War Crimes: The Consequences of Prohibition and "Libertarianism, from A to Z." Miron is Director of Economics Studies at the Cato Institute. Read more about Jeffrey Miron

Littauer Center M-31
p: 617-495-4129
Sendhill Mullainathan

Sendhil Mullainathan

Robert C. Waggoner Professor of Economics

Sendhil Mullainathan is the founder of ideas42, a non-profit organization devoted to taking insights about people from behavioral economics and using it to create novel policies, interventions, and products. He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, a Founding Member of the Poverty Action Lab, and a Board Member of the Bureau of Research in the Economic Analysis of Development. He conducts research on machine learning, behavioral science, and poverty. Read more about Sendhil Mullainathan

Littauer Center M-18
p: 617-496-2720