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

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