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Fernando Alvarez

Saieh Family Professor in Economics and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Fiona Burlig

Assistant Professor, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Don Coursey

Ameritech Professor of Public Policy, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Thomas Covert

Assistant Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Manasi Deshpande

Assistant Professor in Economics and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Eyal Frank

Assistant Professor, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

David Galenson

Professor in Economics and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Michael Greenstone

The Milton Friedman Distinguished Service Professor in Economics and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics and Harris Public Policy; Director of the Becker Friedman Institute; Director of the Energy Policy Institute at Chicago (EPIC)
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Richard Hornbeck

V. Duane Rath Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Ali Hortaçsu

Ralph and Mary Otis Isham Professor of Economics, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics; Co-Director of BFI Industrial Organization Initiative
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Koichiro Ito

Assistant Professor, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Amir Jina

Assistant Professor, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Ryan Kellogg

Professor and Deputy Dean for Academic Programs, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

John List

Kenneth C. Griffin Distinguished Service Professor in Economics and the College, Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics; Director of the Chicago Experiments Initiative
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Anup Malani

Lee and Brena Freeman Professor of Law, The Law School
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Bruce Meyer

McCormick Foundation Professor, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Kevin Murphy

The George J. Stigler Distinguished Service Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business; Co-Director of BFI Price Theory Initiative
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Derek Neal

William C. Norby Professor in Economics, the Committee on Education and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Eric Posner

Kirkland & Ellis Distinguished Service Professor of Law, Arthur and Esther Kane Research Chair, The Law School
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Robert Rosner

William E. Wrather Distinguished Service Professor of Astronomy & Astrophysics and Physics, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics; Department of Physics
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Lester Telser

Professor Emeritus in Economics and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

George S. Tolley

Professor Emeritus in Economics and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Robert H. Topel

Isidore Brown and Gladys J. Brown Distinguished Service Professor, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

David A. Weisbach

Walter J. Blum Professor of Law, Senior Fellow, the Computation Institute of the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory, Law School

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Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Fernando Alvarez

Saieh Family Professor in Economics and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Fiona Burlig

Assistant Professor, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Don Coursey

Ameritech Professor of Public Policy, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Thomas Covert

Assistant Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Manasi Deshpande

Assistant Professor in Economics and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Eyal Frank

Assistant Professor, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

David Galenson

Professor in Economics and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Michael Greenstone

The Milton Friedman Distinguished Service Professor in Economics and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics and Harris Public Policy; Director of the Becker Friedman Institute; Director of the Energy Policy Institute at Chicago (EPIC)
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Richard Hornbeck

V. Duane Rath Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Ali Hortaçsu

Ralph and Mary Otis Isham Professor of Economics, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics; Co-Director of BFI Industrial Organization Initiative
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Koichiro Ito

Assistant Professor, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Amir Jina

Assistant Professor, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Ryan Kellogg

Professor and Deputy Dean for Academic Programs, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

John List

Kenneth C. Griffin Distinguished Service Professor in Economics and the College, Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics; Director of the Chicago Experiments Initiative
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Anup Malani

Lee and Brena Freeman Professor of Law, The Law School
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Bruce Meyer

McCormick Foundation Professor, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Kevin Murphy

The George J. Stigler Distinguished Service Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business; Co-Director of BFI Price Theory Initiative
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Derek Neal

William C. Norby Professor in Economics, the Committee on Education and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Eric Posner

Kirkland & Ellis Distinguished Service Professor of Law, Arthur and Esther Kane Research Chair, The Law School
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Robert Rosner

William E. Wrather Distinguished Service Professor of Astronomy & Astrophysics and Physics, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics; Department of Physics
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Lester Telser

Professor Emeritus in Economics and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

George S. Tolley

Professor Emeritus in Economics and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Robert H. Topel

Isidore Brown and Gladys J. Brown Distinguished Service Professor, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

David A. Weisbach

Walter J. Blum Professor of Law, Senior Fellow, the Computation Institute of the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory, Law School
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Fernando Alvarez

Saieh Family Professor in Economics and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Fiona Burlig

Assistant Professor, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Don Coursey

Ameritech Professor of Public Policy, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Thomas Covert

Assistant Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Manasi Deshpande

Assistant Professor in Economics and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Eyal Frank

Assistant Professor, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

David Galenson

Professor in Economics and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Michael Greenstone

The Milton Friedman Distinguished Service Professor in Economics and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics and Harris Public Policy; Director of the Becker Friedman Institute; Director of the Energy Policy Institute at Chicago (EPIC)
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Richard Hornbeck

V. Duane Rath Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Ali Hortaçsu

Ralph and Mary Otis Isham Professor of Economics, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics; Co-Director of BFI Industrial Organization Initiative
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Koichiro Ito

Assistant Professor, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Amir Jina

Assistant Professor, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Ryan Kellogg

Professor and Deputy Dean for Academic Programs, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

John List

Kenneth C. Griffin Distinguished Service Professor in Economics and the College, Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics; Director of the Chicago Experiments Initiative
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Anup Malani

Lee and Brena Freeman Professor of Law, The Law School
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Bruce Meyer

McCormick Foundation Professor, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Kevin Murphy

The George J. Stigler Distinguished Service Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business; Co-Director of BFI Price Theory Initiative
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Derek Neal

William C. Norby Professor in Economics, the Committee on Education and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Eric Posner

Kirkland & Ellis Distinguished Service Professor of Law, Arthur and Esther Kane Research Chair, The Law School
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Robert Rosner

William E. Wrather Distinguished Service Professor of Astronomy & Astrophysics and Physics, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics; Department of Physics
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Lester Telser

Professor Emeritus in Economics and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

George S. Tolley

Professor Emeritus in Economics and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Robert H. Topel

Isidore Brown and Gladys J. Brown Distinguished Service Professor, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

David A. Weisbach

Walter J. Blum Professor of Law, Senior Fellow, the Computation Institute of the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory, Law School

This list reflects Visiting Scholars from the 2019-20 academic year.

Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Fernando Alvarez

Saieh Family Professor in Economics and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Fiona Burlig

Assistant Professor, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Don Coursey

Ameritech Professor of Public Policy, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Thomas Covert

Assistant Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Manasi Deshpande

Assistant Professor in Economics and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Eyal Frank

Assistant Professor, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

David Galenson

Professor in Economics and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Michael Greenstone

The Milton Friedman Distinguished Service Professor in Economics and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics and Harris Public Policy; Director of the Becker Friedman Institute; Director of the Energy Policy Institute at Chicago (EPIC)
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Richard Hornbeck

V. Duane Rath Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Ali Hortaçsu

Ralph and Mary Otis Isham Professor of Economics, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics; Co-Director of BFI Industrial Organization Initiative
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Koichiro Ito

Assistant Professor, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Amir Jina

Assistant Professor, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Ryan Kellogg

Professor and Deputy Dean for Academic Programs, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

John List

Kenneth C. Griffin Distinguished Service Professor in Economics and the College, Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics; Director of the Chicago Experiments Initiative
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Anup Malani

Lee and Brena Freeman Professor of Law, The Law School
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Bruce Meyer

McCormick Foundation Professor, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Kevin Murphy

The George J. Stigler Distinguished Service Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business; Co-Director of BFI Price Theory Initiative
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Derek Neal

William C. Norby Professor in Economics, the Committee on Education and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Eric Posner

Kirkland & Ellis Distinguished Service Professor of Law, Arthur and Esther Kane Research Chair, The Law School
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Robert Rosner

William E. Wrather Distinguished Service Professor of Astronomy & Astrophysics and Physics, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics; Department of Physics
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Lester Telser

Professor Emeritus in Economics and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

George S. Tolley

Professor Emeritus in Economics and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Robert H. Topel

Isidore Brown and Gladys J. Brown Distinguished Service Professor, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

David A. Weisbach

Walter J. Blum Professor of Law, Senior Fellow, the Computation Institute of the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory, Law School
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Fernando Alvarez

Saieh Family Professor in Economics and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Fiona Burlig

Assistant Professor, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Don Coursey

Ameritech Professor of Public Policy, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Thomas Covert

Assistant Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Manasi Deshpande

Assistant Professor in Economics and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Eyal Frank

Assistant Professor, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

David Galenson

Professor in Economics and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Michael Greenstone

The Milton Friedman Distinguished Service Professor in Economics and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics and Harris Public Policy; Director of the Becker Friedman Institute; Director of the Energy Policy Institute at Chicago (EPIC)
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Richard Hornbeck

V. Duane Rath Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Ali Hortaçsu

Ralph and Mary Otis Isham Professor of Economics, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics; Co-Director of BFI Industrial Organization Initiative
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Koichiro Ito

Assistant Professor, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Amir Jina

Assistant Professor, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Ryan Kellogg

Professor and Deputy Dean for Academic Programs, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

John List

Kenneth C. Griffin Distinguished Service Professor in Economics and the College, Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics; Director of the Chicago Experiments Initiative
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Anup Malani

Lee and Brena Freeman Professor of Law, The Law School
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Bruce Meyer

McCormick Foundation Professor, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Kevin Murphy

The George J. Stigler Distinguished Service Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business; Co-Director of BFI Price Theory Initiative
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Derek Neal

William C. Norby Professor in Economics, the Committee on Education and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Eric Posner

Kirkland & Ellis Distinguished Service Professor of Law, Arthur and Esther Kane Research Chair, The Law School
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Robert Rosner

William E. Wrather Distinguished Service Professor of Astronomy & Astrophysics and Physics, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics; Department of Physics
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Lester Telser

Professor Emeritus in Economics and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

George S. Tolley

Professor Emeritus in Economics and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Robert H. Topel

Isidore Brown and Gladys J. Brown Distinguished Service Professor, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

David A. Weisbach

Walter J. Blum Professor of Law, Senior Fellow, the Computation Institute of the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory, Law School