Becker Friedman Institute
for Research in Economics
The University of Chicago

Research. Insights. Impact. Advancing the Legacy of Chicago Economics.

Distinguished Fellows

The Becker Friedman Institute is pleased to present its inaugural Distinguished Fellows. These highly accomplished scholars visit the University for extended periods, participating actively in the institute's intellectual community and playing leadership roles in research initiatives.

The outstanding scholars named below are currently serving three-year appointments.

Distinguished Research Fellows

Richard Blundell University College London
Pierre-André Chiappori Columbia University
John Cochrane Stanford University
Edward P. Lazear Stanford University Graduate School of Business
Thomas J. Sargent New York University
Robert M. Townsend Massachusetts Institute of Technology