William B. Ogden Distinguished Service Professor in Economics at the University of Chicago
Levitt studies a wide range of topics including the economic aspects of crime, corruption, sports, and education, as evident in his book Freakonomics.
Professor of Economics at Stanford University
Genztkow studies industrial organization and political economy with a particular focus on media industries. With funding from the Andrew and Betsy Rosenfield Program in Economics, Public Policy, and Law, the institute supports Gentkow's work on competition and ideological bias in news media and measuring identification in econometric models.
Homer J. Livingston Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago
John List focuses on questions in microeconomics, with a particular emphasis on the use of experimental methods to address both positive and normative issues.
George J. Stigler Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago
Kevin Murphy, a recipient of a MacArthur Foundation "genius grant," studies inequality, unemployment, and relative wages; growth, development, and addiction; and the economic value of improvements in health and longevity.
Professor of Economics at the Chicago Booth School of Business
Syverson's recent work includes investigation into why young business start and take a long time to grow. He has also studied the effect of automakers' financial distress on the value of their products and the impact of environmental regulation on productivity.