Assistant Professor of Economics On Sabbatical Academic Year 2018-2019
Myrto Kalouptsidi is the Stanley A. Marks and William H. Marks Assistant Professor of economics at Harvard and the Radcliffe Institute. She received her PhD in economics from Yale University in 2011 and was also an assistant professor at Princeton University, 2011-2016. Kalouptsidi specializes in applied microeconomics, with a particular emphasis on industrial organization and international trade. Her work has focused on industry cycles and the role of investment costs and uncertainty, the impact of industrial policies on global allocation and welfare, as well as the efficiency properties of transportation and its impact on world trade.... Read more about Myrto Kalouptsidi
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
Research Fellow at the Becker Friedman Institute at the University of Chicago Associate in the Department
Gabriel Kreindler studies issues in urban transportation in developing countries. His current projects focus on understanding the impact of traffic congestion management policies in large cities in developing countries through natural and field experiments. Gabriel received his PhD in Economics from MIT. He is currently a research fellow at the Becker-Friedman Institute at the University of Chicago and he will be a Prize Fellow in Economics, History, and Politics at Harvard. He will join Harvard Economics Department as an Assistant Professor in 2021.... Read more about Gabriel Kreindler
Gates Professor of Developing Societies On Sabbatical Fall 2018
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
Harvard College Professor, Robert I. Goldman Professor of Economics On Sabbatical Academic Year 2018-2019
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
Nathan Nunn is the Frederic E. Abbe Professor of Economics at Harvard University. Professor Nunn was born in Canada, where he received his PhD from the University of Toronto in 2005. Professor Nunn’s primary research interests are in economic history, economic development, cultural economics, political economy and international trade. He is an NBER Faculty Research Fellow, a Research Fellow at BREAD, and a Faculty Associate at Harvard's Weatherhead Center for International Affairs (WCFIA). He is currently a co-editor of the Journal of Development Economics. ... Read more about Nathan Nunn
Professor Pakes' research has been in industrial organization (I.O.), the economics of technological change and in econometric theory. He teaches courses in industrial organization and in econometrics. Recent empirical work includes an analysis of the impact of the break up of AT&T on productivity in the telecommunication equipment industry, an analysis of the impact of voluntary export restrictions on the profits and consumer welfare generated by the sales of new cars, and an analysis of the impact of the entry and exit of goods on the price index for personal computers.... Read more about Ariel Pakes