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Fernando Alvarez

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

Ray Ball

Sidney Davidson Distinguished Service Professor of Accounting, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Anthony J. Casey

Deputy Dean, Donald M. Ephraim Professor of Law and Economics, Law School
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Adam Chilton

Assistant Professor of Law, Walter Mander Research Scholar, The Law School
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

George M. Constantinides

Leo Melamed Professor of Finance, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Thomas Covert

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

Steven J. Davis

William H. Abbott Distinguished Service Professor of International Business and Economics, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Douglas W. Diamond

Merton H. Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Jonathan Dingel

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

Eugene Fama

Robert R. McCormick Distinguished Service Professor of Finance, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Ingvil Gaarder

Assistant Professor, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

John Gallemore

Associate Professor, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Michael Gibbs

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

Austan Goolsbee

Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

John P. Gould

Steven G. Rothmeier Distinguished Service Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Daniel Hemel

Assistant Professor of Law, Law School
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

M. Todd Henderson

Michael J. Marks Professor of Law, Law School
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Chang-Tai Hsieh

Phyllis and Irwin Winkelried Professor of Economics and PCL Faculty Scholar, University of Chicago Booth School of Business; Co-Director of BFI Development Economics Initiative
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Ralph Koijen

AQR Capital Management Distinguished Service Professor Of Finance and Fama Faculty Fellow, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Robert Lucas

The John Dewey Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in Economics and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
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

Carolin Pflueger

Assistant Professor, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Anita Rao

Associate Professor of Marketing, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Douglas J. Skinner

Deputy Dean for Faculty and Eric J. Gleacher Distinguished Service Professor of Accounting, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Nancy Stokey

The Frederick Henry Prince Distinguished Service Professor 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

Harald Uhlig

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

Joseph S. Vavra

Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business

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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

Ray Ball

Sidney Davidson Distinguished Service Professor of Accounting, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Anthony J. Casey

Deputy Dean, Donald M. Ephraim Professor of Law and Economics, Law School
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Adam Chilton

Assistant Professor of Law, Walter Mander Research Scholar, The Law School
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

George M. Constantinides

Leo Melamed Professor of Finance, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Thomas Covert

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

Steven J. Davis

William H. Abbott Distinguished Service Professor of International Business and Economics, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Douglas W. Diamond

Merton H. Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Jonathan Dingel

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

Eugene Fama

Robert R. McCormick Distinguished Service Professor of Finance, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Ingvil Gaarder

Assistant Professor, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

John Gallemore

Associate Professor, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Michael Gibbs

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

Austan Goolsbee

Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

John P. Gould

Steven G. Rothmeier Distinguished Service Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Daniel Hemel

Assistant Professor of Law, Law School
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

M. Todd Henderson

Michael J. Marks Professor of Law, Law School
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Chang-Tai Hsieh

Phyllis and Irwin Winkelried Professor of Economics and PCL Faculty Scholar, University of Chicago Booth School of Business; Co-Director of BFI Development Economics Initiative
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Ralph Koijen

AQR Capital Management Distinguished Service Professor Of Finance and Fama Faculty Fellow, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Robert Lucas

The John Dewey Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in Economics and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
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

Carolin Pflueger

Assistant Professor, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Anita Rao

Associate Professor of Marketing, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Douglas J. Skinner

Deputy Dean for Faculty and Eric J. Gleacher Distinguished Service Professor of Accounting, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Nancy Stokey

The Frederick Henry Prince Distinguished Service Professor 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

Harald Uhlig

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

Joseph S. Vavra

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

Fernando Alvarez

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

Ray Ball

Sidney Davidson Distinguished Service Professor of Accounting, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Anthony J. Casey

Deputy Dean, Donald M. Ephraim Professor of Law and Economics, Law School
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Adam Chilton

Assistant Professor of Law, Walter Mander Research Scholar, The Law School
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

George M. Constantinides

Leo Melamed Professor of Finance, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Thomas Covert

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

Steven J. Davis

William H. Abbott Distinguished Service Professor of International Business and Economics, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Douglas W. Diamond

Merton H. Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Jonathan Dingel

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

Eugene Fama

Robert R. McCormick Distinguished Service Professor of Finance, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Ingvil Gaarder

Assistant Professor, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

John Gallemore

Associate Professor, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Michael Gibbs

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

Austan Goolsbee

Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

John P. Gould

Steven G. Rothmeier Distinguished Service Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Daniel Hemel

Assistant Professor of Law, Law School
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

M. Todd Henderson

Michael J. Marks Professor of Law, Law School
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Chang-Tai Hsieh

Phyllis and Irwin Winkelried Professor of Economics and PCL Faculty Scholar, University of Chicago Booth School of Business; Co-Director of BFI Development Economics Initiative
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Ralph Koijen

AQR Capital Management Distinguished Service Professor Of Finance and Fama Faculty Fellow, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Robert Lucas

The John Dewey Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in Economics and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
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

Carolin Pflueger

Assistant Professor, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Anita Rao

Associate Professor of Marketing, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Douglas J. Skinner

Deputy Dean for Faculty and Eric J. Gleacher Distinguished Service Professor of Accounting, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Nancy Stokey

The Frederick Henry Prince Distinguished Service Professor 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

Harald Uhlig

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

Joseph S. Vavra

Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business

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

Ray Ball

Sidney Davidson Distinguished Service Professor of Accounting, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Anthony J. Casey

Deputy Dean, Donald M. Ephraim Professor of Law and Economics, Law School
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Adam Chilton

Assistant Professor of Law, Walter Mander Research Scholar, The Law School
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

George M. Constantinides

Leo Melamed Professor of Finance, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Thomas Covert

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

Steven J. Davis

William H. Abbott Distinguished Service Professor of International Business and Economics, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Douglas W. Diamond

Merton H. Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Jonathan Dingel

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

Eugene Fama

Robert R. McCormick Distinguished Service Professor of Finance, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Ingvil Gaarder

Assistant Professor, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

John Gallemore

Associate Professor, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Michael Gibbs

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

Austan Goolsbee

Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

John P. Gould

Steven G. Rothmeier Distinguished Service Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Daniel Hemel

Assistant Professor of Law, Law School
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

M. Todd Henderson

Michael J. Marks Professor of Law, Law School
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Chang-Tai Hsieh

Phyllis and Irwin Winkelried Professor of Economics and PCL Faculty Scholar, University of Chicago Booth School of Business; Co-Director of BFI Development Economics Initiative
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Ralph Koijen

AQR Capital Management Distinguished Service Professor Of Finance and Fama Faculty Fellow, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Robert Lucas

The John Dewey Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in Economics and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
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

Carolin Pflueger

Assistant Professor, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Anita Rao

Associate Professor of Marketing, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Douglas J. Skinner

Deputy Dean for Faculty and Eric J. Gleacher Distinguished Service Professor of Accounting, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Nancy Stokey

The Frederick Henry Prince Distinguished Service Professor 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

Harald Uhlig

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

Joseph S. Vavra

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

Fernando Alvarez

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

Ray Ball

Sidney Davidson Distinguished Service Professor of Accounting, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Anthony J. Casey

Deputy Dean, Donald M. Ephraim Professor of Law and Economics, Law School
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Adam Chilton

Assistant Professor of Law, Walter Mander Research Scholar, The Law School
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

George M. Constantinides

Leo Melamed Professor of Finance, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Thomas Covert

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

Steven J. Davis

William H. Abbott Distinguished Service Professor of International Business and Economics, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Douglas W. Diamond

Merton H. Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Jonathan Dingel

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

Eugene Fama

Robert R. McCormick Distinguished Service Professor of Finance, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Ingvil Gaarder

Assistant Professor, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

John Gallemore

Associate Professor, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Michael Gibbs

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

Austan Goolsbee

Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

John P. Gould

Steven G. Rothmeier Distinguished Service Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Daniel Hemel

Assistant Professor of Law, Law School
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

M. Todd Henderson

Michael J. Marks Professor of Law, Law School
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Chang-Tai Hsieh

Phyllis and Irwin Winkelried Professor of Economics and PCL Faculty Scholar, University of Chicago Booth School of Business; Co-Director of BFI Development Economics Initiative
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Ralph Koijen

AQR Capital Management Distinguished Service Professor Of Finance and Fama Faculty Fellow, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Robert Lucas

The John Dewey Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in Economics and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
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

Carolin Pflueger

Assistant Professor, Harris Public Policy
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Anita Rao

Associate Professor of Marketing, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Douglas J. Skinner

Deputy Dean for Faculty and Eric J. Gleacher Distinguished Service Professor of Accounting, Booth School of Business
Scholars / UChicago Scholar

Nancy Stokey

The Frederick Henry Prince Distinguished Service Professor 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

Harald Uhlig

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

Joseph S. Vavra

Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business