Becker Friedman Institute
for Research in Economics
The University of Chicago

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Visiting Scholars

Acclaimed scholars from around the world visit the Institute to collaborate and connect with the institute's community of researchers. Rich interactions here cultivate extraordinary research. The Visiting Fellows program invites scholars to conduct lectures on their current work, hold workshops during extended visits, and provide opportunities for collaborations with faculty and students.

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Visiting Scholars

Namesort ascending Affiliation
Tao Zha Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Alwyn Young London School of Economics
Muhamet Yildiz Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Frank Wolak Stanford University
Andrea Wilson University of Wisconsin-Madison
E. Glen Weyl Microsoft Research New England
Iván Werning Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Pierre-Olivier Weill University of California, Los Angeles
Michael Waugh New York University
Mark W. Watson Princeton University
Christopher Walters University of California, Berkeley
Edward Vytlacil Yale University
Quang Vuong New York University
Jonathan Vogel Columbia University
Gianluca Violante New York University
John Vickers Oxford University
John Van Reenen Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Christian Traeger University of California-Berkeley
Robert M. Townsend Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Petra Todd University of Pennsylvania
Michèle Tertilt University of Mannheim
George Tavlas Bank of Greece
Corina Tarnita Princeton University
Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi Columbia Business School, Columbia University
Christopher Taber University of Wisconsin-Madison
Tomasz Strzalecki Harvard University
Phillip Strack University of California, Berkeley
Matthew Stephenson Harvard Law School
Jón Steinsson Columbia University
Stefanie Stantcheva Harvard Society of Fellows
Holger Spamann Harvard University
Konstantin Sonin Higher School of Economics (Moscow)
Christopher M. Snyder Dartmouth College
Jonathan S. Skinner Dartmouth College
Aloysius Siow University of Toronto
Hyun Song Shin Princeton University
Andrew Shephard University of Pennsylvania
Matthew Shapiro University of Michigan
Maya Sen Harvard University
Martin Schneider Stanford University
Karl Schmedders University of Zurich
Karl Schlag University of Vienna
José A. Scheinkman Columbia University
Thomas J. Sargent New York University
Andres Santos University of California, San Diego
Tano Santos Columbia University Graduate School of Business
Yuliy Sannikov Princeton University
Larry Samuelson Yale University
Bernard Salanié Columbia University
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg Princeton University
David Romer University of California, Berkeley
Christina Romer University of California, Berkeley
Jean-Charles Rochet University of Zurich
Arthur Robson Simon Fraser University
Jean-Marc Robin Sciences Po, Paris and University College London
James Roberts Duke University
Albrecht Ritschl London School of Economics
Hélène Rey London Business School
Eric Renault Brown University
Steven Puller Texas A&M University
Giorgio Primiceri Northwestern University
Mikkel Plagborg-Moller Harvard University
Luigi Pistaferri Stanford University
Monika Piazzesi Stanford University
Carolin Pflueger University of British Columbia
José Luis Peydró Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Isabelle Perrigne Rice University
Lasse Pedersen New York University
Parag Pathak Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dimitris Papanikolaou Northwestern University
Harry Paarsch University of Melbourne
Ali Ozdagli Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Guillermo Ordonez University of Pennsylvania
Maurice Obstfeld International Monetary Fund
Ezra Oberfield Princeton University
Antonio Nicolò University of Padua
Juan Pablo Nicolini Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Universidad di Tella
Whitney Newey Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Nick Netzer University of Zurich
Emi Nakamura Columbia University
Ulrich Müller Princeton University
Petra Moser New York University
Melanie Morten Stanford University
Stephen Morris Princeton University
Eduardo Morales Princeton University
Benjamin Moll Princeton University
Paul Milgrom Stanford University
Costas Meghir Yale University
Robert McCann University of Toronto
Rosa Matzkin University of California, Los Angeles
Ian Martin Stanford Graduate School of Business
Massimo Marinacci Bocconi University
Albert Marcet Institut d'Anàlisi Economica CSIC
Ulrike Malmendier University of California, Berkeley
Erik Madsen New York University
Guido Lorenzoni Northwestern University
Alessandro Lizzeri New York University
Yair Listokin Yale Law School
Francesco Lippi Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance
Barton Lipman Boston University
Tong Li Vanderbilt University
Arthur Lewbel Boston College
Jonathan Levin Stanford University
Tom Lemieux University of British Columbia
Eric Leeper Indiana University
David Lagakos University of California, San Diego
Pablo Kurlat Stanford University
Felix Kübler University of Zurich
Dirk Krueger University of Pennsylvania
Arvind Krishnamurthy Stanford University Graduate School of Business
Peter Koudijs Stanford University
Botond Koszegi University of California, Berkeley
Ralph Koijen New York University
Narayana Kocherlakota University of Rochester
Patrick Kline University of California, Berkeley
Henrik Kleven London School of Economics
Pete Klenow Stanford University
Philipp Kircher London School of Economics, University of Edinburgh
Mervyn King Bank of England
John Kennan University of Wisconsin - Madison
Michael Keane University of Oxford
Jakub Kastl Princeton University
Oleg Itskhoki Princeton University
Solomon Hsiang Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley
Johannes Hörner Yale University
Richard Hornbeck University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Daniel E. Ho Stanford University
James R. Hines University of Michigan
Nathaniel Hendren Harvard University
John Hatfield University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business
Benjamin Handel University of California, Berkeley
Martin Hackmann University of California Los Angeles
Justin Grimmer Stanford University
James Greiner Harvard University
Avner Greif Stanford University
Gautam Gowrisankaran University of Arizona
Joshua Gottlieb University of British Columbia
Benjamin Golub Harvard University
Robert Gibbons Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Francesco Giavazzi Bocconi University
Matthew Gentzkow Stanford University
François Geerolf University of California, Los Angeles
Stefania Garetto Boston University
Xavier Gabaix New York University
Drew Fudenberg Harvard University
Nicole Fortin University of British Columbia
Christopher Flinn New York University
Amy Finkelstein Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Jesús Fernández-Villaverde University of Pennsylvania
John Ferejohn New York University
Ernst Fehr University of Zurich
Emmanuel Farhi Harvard University
Yanqin Fan University of Washington
Michal Fabinger University of Tokyo
Robert Engle New York University Stern School of Business
Graham Elliott University of California, San Diego
Julio Elias Universidad del CEMA
Mark Egan University of Minnesota
Jonathan Eaton Pennsylvania State University
John J. Donohue III Stanford Law School
Michael Dickstein Stanford University
Stefano DellaVigna University of California, Berkeley
Angus Deaton Princeton University
Aloisio Pessoa de Araújo Instituto de Matemática Pura e Aplicada
Giuseppe Dari-Mattiacci University of Amsterdam
Vincent Crawford Oxford University
John Cochrane Stanford University
In-Koo Cho University of Illinois
Pierre-André Chiappori Columbia University
Andrew Chesher University College London
Hui Chen MIT Sloan School of Management
Yeon-Koo Che Columbia University
Thomas Chaney Toulouse School of Economics
Vasco Carvalho University of Cambridge
Oriol Carbonell-Nicolau Rutgers University
Ariel Burstein University of California, Los Angeles
Jeremy Bulow Stanford University
Ryan Bubb New York University
Markus Brunnermeier Princeton University
Martin Browning Oxford University
William A. Brock University of Wisconsin-Madison
Russell Boyer University of Western Ontario
Alessandro Bonatti MIT Sloan School of Management
Richard Blundell University College London
Nicholas Bloom Stanford University
Alberto Bisin New York University
Saki Bigio Columbia Business School
Anmol Bhandari University of Minnesota
Efraim Benmelech Northwestern University
Anirban Basu University of Washington
Oren Bar-Gill New York University
Scott Baker Washington University in St. Louis
Eduardo Azevedo University of Pennsylvania
Kenneth Ayotte University of California, Berkeley
Andrew Atkeson University of California, Los Angeles
John Armour Oxford University
Costas Arkolakis Yale University
Treb Allen Northwestern University
Ufuk Akcigit University of Chicago
Mohammad Akbarpour Stanford University
Amanda Agan Princeton University
Alessandro Acquisti Carnegie Mellon University
Dilip J. Abreu Princeton University
Jaap Abbring Tilburg University