Juan Pablo Atal
Lecturer; Associate Undergraduate Chair
Jere R. Behrman
William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Economics
Aislinn Bohren
Assistant Professor of Economics
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  • Juan Pablo Atal
    Lecturer; Associate Undergraduate Chair
    Juan Pablo Atal received his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley in 2016 before joining Penn. His research interests include public economics, industrial organization, and health economics.

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    3718 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
  • Jere R. Behrman
    William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Economics
    Professor Behrman is a leading international researcher in empirical microeconomics, with emphasis on developing economies. His research interests include empirical microeconomics, labor economics, human resources, health, nutrition, project evaluation, economic demography, incentive systems and household behaviors. He has published over 350 professional articles and thirty-three books on these topics, and worked in over forty countries and with a number of international organizations.

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    3718 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Phone: 215-898-7704
    Fax: 215-573-2057
  • Aislinn Bohren
    Assistant Professor of Economics
    Aislinn Bohren received her PhD from the University of California, San Diego in 2012 before joining Penn. Her research focuses on game theory, particularly continuous time games, repeated games, social learning and contract theory.

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    3718 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Phone: 215-573-6233
Luca Bossi
Senior Lecturer
Kenneth Burdett
James Joo-Jin Kim Professor of Economics
Xu Cheng
Associate Professor
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  • Luca Bossi
    Senior Lecturer
    Luca Bossi is also Director of Macroeconomic Principles here in the Economics Department. He earned his Ph.D. in Economics from Cornell University and joined Penn in 2010. He teaches Macroeconomic Principles and his areas of research are macroeconomics, public economics, consumption theory and political economy.

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    3718 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Phone: 215-898-7779
  • Kenneth Burdett
    James Joo-Jin Kim Professor of Economics
    Kenneth Burdett has been a professor here at Penn since 2002. He is an Associate Editor of the International Economic Review and a Fellow of the Econometric Society. His current research interest is the evolution of wages and labor market status of workers within an equilibrium context.

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    3718 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Phone: 215-898-6774
    Fax: 215-573-2057
  • Xu Cheng
    Associate Professor
    Professor Cheng received her Ph.D. from Yale University and has been here at Penn since 2009 where she also serves as the associate undergraduate chair and is the recipient of the 2012 Kravis Award for outstanding undergraduate teaching in economics. Her research interests include econometric theory and applied econometrics.

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    3718 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Phone: 215-898-6775
    Fax: 215-573-2057
Harold L. Cole
Professor of Economics; Editor, International Economic Review
Benjamin Connault
Assistant Professor
Francis X. Diebold
Paul F. and Warren S. Miller Professor of Economics; Professor of Finance and Statistics
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  • Harold L. Cole
    Professor of Economics; Editor, International Economic Review
    Professor Cole also acts as a consultant for the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. His research covers a broad range of macroeconomic topics using a combination of theory, quantitative and statistical methods.

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    3718 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Phone: 215-898-7788
  • Benjamin Connault
    Assistant Professor
    Benjamin Connault received his PhD from Princeton University in 2015 before joining Penn. He is an econometrician whose current research interests center around dynamic microeconomic models.

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    3718 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Phone: 215-898-7701
    Fax: 215-573-2057
  • Francis X. Diebold
    Paul F. and Warren S. Miller Professor of Economics; Professor of Finance and Statistics
    Professor Diebold is also Co-Director of the Financial Institutions Center at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, Faculty Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and President of the Society for Financial Econometrics. He has published extensively in econometrics, forecasting, finance and macroeconomics, and he has served on the editorial boards of numerous leading journals.

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    3718 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Phone: 215-898-1507
David Dillenberger
Associate Professor of Economics
Francis J. DiTraglia
Assistant Professor of Economics
Alessandro Dovis
Assistant Professor
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  • David Dillenberger
    Associate Professor of Economics
    Professor Dillenberger received his PhD from Princeton University and has taught at Penn since 2008. His current research interest is mainly in the area of decision making under risk. In particular, he is interested in models of non-expected utility, dynamic models in which uncertainty (or risk) is resolved gradually over time, and social preferences.

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    3718 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Phone: 215-898-1503
    Fax: 215-573-2057
  • Francis J. DiTraglia
    Assistant Professor of Economics
    Francis J. DiTraglia received his PhD from the University of Cambridge in 2012 before joining Penn. His research interests include econometrics, experimental economics, and empirical finance.

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    3718 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Phone: 215-898-1506
  • Alessandro Dovis
    Assistant Professor
    Alessandro Dovis, who received his Ph.D. from Minnesota, joins us after spending a few years at Penn State. He is a macroeconomist with a particular interest in sovereign debt crises and related topics in international economics.

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    3718 Locust Walk
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Anne Duchene
Lecturer
Hanming Fang
Class of 1965 Term Professor of Economics
Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde
Professor of Economics, Director of Graduate Studies
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  • Anne Duchene
    Lecturer
    Anne Duchene received her PhD in 2004 from Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees (ENPC) in Paris. Her research interests include microeconomics, industrial organization, law and economics, entrepreneurship and innovation, and intellectual property rights.

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    3718 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Phone: 215-898-7701
    Fax: 215-573-2057
  • Hanming Fang
    Class of 1965 Term Professor of Economics
    Professor Fang is an applied microeconomist with broad theoretical and empirical interests focusing on public economics. He is currently working on issues related to insurance markets, particularly life insurance and health insurance markets, and issues related to discrimination and affirmative action. He serves as a co-editor of the Journal of Public Economics and the International Economic Review, and also on the editorial board of other journals, including the American Economic Review.

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    3718 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Phone: 215-898-7767
    Fax: 215-573-2057
  • Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde
    Professor of Economics, Director of Graduate Studies
    Professor Fernandez-Villaverde is a Research Associate for the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Penn's Population Studies Center, and a Research Affiliate for the Centre for Economic Policy Research. His research agenda is in macroeconomics and econometrics, with a focus on the computation and estimation of dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) models.

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    3718 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Phone: 215-898-1504
    Fax: 215-573-2057
Cecilia Fieler
Assistant Professor of Economics
Camilo Garcia-Jimeno
Assistant Professor of Economics
Jeremy Greenwood
Professor of Economics
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  • Cecilia Fieler
    Assistant Professor of Economics
    Professor Fieler received her PhD from New York University and has been here at Penn since 2009. She is also a member of the International Growth Centre (IGC) Trade Program.

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    3718 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Phone: 215-898-1511
    Fax: 215-573-2057
  • Camilo Garcia-Jimeno
    Assistant Professor of Economics
    Professor Garcia-Jimeno received his PhD from MIT and has taught at Penn since 2011. His research focuses on political economy, economic history, theory and econometrics.

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    Phone: 215-898-8206
  • Jeremy Greenwood
    Professor of Economics
    Jeremy Greenwood is Professor of Economics at the University of Pennsylvania and has taught at Penn since 2006. He is also a Fellow of the Econometric Society, a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), and a Fellow of the Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory.

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    3718 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Phone: 215-898-1505
    Fax: 215-746-2947
Dirk Krueger
Professor of Economics
SangMok Lee
Assistant Professor of Economics
Annie Liang
Assistant Professor
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  • Dirk Krueger
    Professor of Economics
    Professor Krueger is also co-editor of the Journal of the European Economic Association, a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and Penn's Population Studies Center, a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research, a Research Fellow at Netspar, a Research Professor at Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging, and an Adjunct Professor and Research Fellow at Goethe University Frankfurt.

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    3718 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Phone: 215-573-1424
    Fax: 215-573-2057
  • SangMok Lee
    Assistant Professor of Economics
    SangMok Lee received his PhD from the California Institute of Technology in 2012 before joining Penn. His research interests include microeconomic theory, game theory, revealed preference, and matching theory.

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    3718 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Phone: 215-898-8484
  • Annie Liang
    Assistant Professor
    My research area is economic theory. I received a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard in 2016, and an S.B. in Mathematics and an S.B. in Economics from MIT in 2011.

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George J. Mailath
Professor of Economics, Walter H. Annenberg Professor in the Social Sciences, Department Chair
Iourii Manovskii
Associate Professor of Economics
Steven Matthews
Professor of Economics
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  • George J. Mailath
    Professor of Economics, Walter H. Annenberg Professor in the Social Sciences, Department Chair
    George J. Mailath is Walter H. Annenberg Professor in the Social Sciences and Professor of Economics at the University of Pennsylvania as well as chair of the department. He is a Fellow of the Econometric Society and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Research interests include noncooperative game theory, evolutionary game theory, repeated games, social norms, and the foundations of reputations.

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    3718 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Phone: 215-898-7908
    Fax: 215-573-2057
  • Iourii Manovskii
    Associate Professor of Economics
    Professor Manovskii is also Associate Editor of Macroeconomic Dynamics, Research Affiliate at the Center for Economic Policy Research, a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in Bonn. His research encompasses the fields of macroeconomics and labor economics.

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    3718 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Phone: 215-898-6880
    Fax: 215-573-2057
  • Steven Matthews
    Professor of Economics
    Professor Matthews is a Fellow of the Econometric Society and has taught at Penn since 1997. He is a microeconomic theorist, with a focus on applied game theory and mechanism design.

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    3718 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104-6297
    Phone: 215-898-7749
    Fax: 215-573-2057
Enrique G. Mendoza
Presidential Professor of Economics; Director of Penn Institute for Economic Research
Guido Menzio
Professor of Economics
Sarah Moshary
Assistant Professor
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  • Enrique G. Mendoza
    Presidential Professor of Economics; Director of Penn Institute for Economic Research
    Professor Mendoza was Neil Moskowitz Professor of Economics at University of Maryland. Prior to that he taught at Duke University and served for several years as an economist for the International Monetary Fund and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. His research in international macroeconomics crosses such areas as business cycles in emerging market economies, sovereign debt and default in developing countries and the implications of America’s trade deficit.

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    3718 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
  • Guido Menzio
    Professor of Economics
    Professor Menzio received his PhD from Northwestern University in 2005. He has been a faculty member of the Economics Department at the University of Pennsylvania since 2005. He is also a Faculty Research Fellow at the NBER and a co-editor of the International Economic. His theoretical research focuses on the descriptive and normative analysis of markets with search frictions. His applied research tries to understand the secular and cyclical behavior of unemployment, vacancies and worker flows.

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    3718 Locust Walk
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    Phone: 215-898-9056
  • Sarah Moshary
    Assistant Professor
    Sarah Moshary received her PhD from MIT in 2015. She spent the 2015-6 year at eBay Research as a postdoc. Her research interests span topics from Industrial Organization and Political Economy, including work on the pricing of political advertising on TV and competition in liquor sales in Washington state.

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    3718 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
Aviv Nevo
George A. Weiss and Lydia Bravo Weiss University Professor
Guillermo Ordonez
Associate Professor of Economics
Mallesh Pai
Janice and Julian Bers Assistant Professor of Economics
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  • Aviv Nevo
    George A. Weiss and Lydia Bravo Weiss University Professor
    Professor Nevo comes to Penn from Northwestern where he was a professor in the department of economics and in marketing in the Kellogg School of Management. His research focuses on estimating the demand for consumer packaged goods and the implications for price competition, mergers, and marketing. He is a fellow of the Econometric Society, research associate of NBER, international research fellow at the Institute for Fiscal Studies in London, and co-editor of the RAND Journal of Economics.

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    3718 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
  • Guillermo Ordonez
    Associate Professor of Economics
    Professor Ordonez is also a Research Associate at the NBER. He received his PhD from UCLA and came to Penn after a year at the Minneapolis Fed and three years at Yale University. He is a macroeconomist working on financial crises and information imperfections in financial markets.

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    3718 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Phone: 215-898-1875
  • Mallesh Pai
    Janice and Julian Bers Assistant Professor of Economics
    Prior to joining the Economics Department in 2010, Professor Pai got his PhD in Managerial Economics & Strategy at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. During his PhD, he had research stints at Google and Microsoft Research researching internet monetization. Before his PhD, he studied computer science at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. His research interests include market design, mechanism design/auction theory and statistical decision theory.

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    3718 Locust Walk
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    Phone: 215-898-5735
Andrew Postlewaite
Harry P. Kamen Professor of Economics; Professor of Finance
José-Víctor Ríos-Rull
Lawrence R. Klein Professor of Economics
Gizem Saka
Senior Lecturer
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  • Andrew Postlewaite
    Harry P. Kamen Professor of Economics; Professor of Finance
    Andrew Postlewaite is the Harry P. Kamen Professor of Economics and Professor of Finance, a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a fellow of the Econometric Society, and director of the National Bureau of Economic Research. He is founding editor of the journal American Economic Journal: Microeconomics.

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    3718 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Phone: 215-898-7350
  • José-Víctor Ríos-Rull
    Lawrence R. Klein Professor of Economics
    Professor Ríos-Rull is a Fellow of the Econometric Society, an Associate Editor of SERIEs, and an NBER Research Associate. Professor Ríos-Rull received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Minnesota in 1990. He has previously held positions at Carnegie Mellon University, the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, and the University of Minnesota.

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    3718 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Phone: 215-898-7701
    Fax: 215-573-2057
  • Gizem Saka
    Senior Lecturer
    Professor Saka joined Penn in 2012. Her interests are in Behavioral Economics (why people make mistakes in judgment) and Art Markets (how do we decide how much to pay for art). She teaches Introduction to Economics to the freshman class at Wharton, and Art and Economics in the Economics Department. She received the Howard and Abby Milstein Teaching Award, and the Ernest Liu Family Teaching Award while at Cornell University, where she completed her PhD in economics in 2007.

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    3718 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Phone: 215-898-4090
Frank Schorfheide
Professor of Economics
Andrew Shephard
Assistant Professor of Economics
Holger Sieg
The J.M. Cohen Term Professor of Economics; Undergraduate Chair
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  • Frank Schorfheide
    Professor of Economics
    Professor Schorfheide is also a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), and has been a Visiting Scholar at several central banks. He serves as an Associate Editor for Econometrica, the Journal of Monetary Economics, and Quantitative Economics. Professor Schorfheide conducts research in econometrics and macroeconomics. Detailed information about the research is available on his Personal Page.

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    3718 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Phone: 215-898-8486
    Fax: 215-573-2057
  • Andrew Shephard
    Assistant Professor of Economics
    Andrew Shephard received his PhD from University College London in 2010. Before coming to Penn, he was Assistant Professor at Princeton University. His research interests include labor economics, public economics, microeconometrics, and applied microeconomics.

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    3718 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Phone: 215-898-7408
  • Holger Sieg
    The J.M. Cohen Term Professor of Economics; Undergraduate Chair
    Professor Sieg is an internationally renowned economists who obtained his Diploma in Economics from the University of Bonn in 1992 and received a Ph.D. from Carnegie-Mellon University in 1996. He joined the University of Pennsylvania in 2010. His research has been funded by numerous grants from the National Science Foundation as well as grants form the National Institutes of Health, the Institutes of Educational Sciences, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the McArthur Foundation.

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    3718 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Phone: 215-898-7194
Petra E. Todd
Alfred L. Cass Term Professor of Economics
Rakesh Vohra
George A. Weiss and Lydia Bravo Weiss University Professor
Yuichi Yamamoto
Assistant Professor of Economics
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  • Petra E. Todd
    Alfred L. Cass Term Professor of Economics
    Professor Todd is also a Research Associate of Penn’s Population Studies Center. She serves as an Associate Editor for the American Economic Review and the Journal of Human Capital. Her main fields of research are social program evaluation, labor economics, and microeconometrics.

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    3718 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Phone: 215-898-4084
    Fax: 215-573-2057
  • Rakesh Vohra
    George A. Weiss and Lydia Bravo Weiss University Professor
    Professor Vohra is a leading global expert in mechanism design, an innovative area of game theory that brings together economics, engineering and computer science. His economics research in mechanism design focuses on the best ways to allocate scarce resources when the information required to make the allocation is dispersed and privately held, an increasingly common condition in present-day environments. He came to Penn as part of the Penn Integrates Knowledge program.

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    3718 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Phone: 215-898-6777
  • Yuichi Yamamoto
    Assistant Professor of Economics
    Professor Yamamoto received his PhD from Harvard University and has taught at Penn since 2011. His research interests include microeconomic theory, game theory and contract theory.

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    University of Pennsylvania
    3718 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Phone: 215-898-8761