Robert Shimer

Department Chair and the Alvin H. Baum Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 2003). Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Executive Assistant: Melissa Fordon
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(773) 702-2417


Ufuk Akcigit

Professor in Economics and the College; Director of Graduate Studies; Co-Director of Graduate Placement. (at Chicago since 2015).


Fernando Alvarez

The Saieh Family Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 1996). Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.


Stéphane Bonhomme

Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 2013). Managing Editor, Review of Economic Studies.


Benjamin Brooks

Assistant Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 2016). [Leave of Absence 2019-20]


Leonardo Bursztyn

Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 2016). [Leave of Absence Winter-Spring 2020]


Manasi Deshpande

Assistant Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 2016). [On Leave of Absence 2019-20]


Michael Dinerstein

Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics and the College (at Chicago since 2015). [On Parental Leave of Absence Fall 2019]


David Galenson

Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 1978). Fellow, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 2008; Academic Director of the Center for Creativity Economics, Universidad del CEMA, 2010.


Mikhail Golosov

The Homer J. Livingston Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 2017).


Michael Greenstone

The Milton Friedman Distinguished Service Professor in Economics, the College, and the Harris School; Director of the Becker Friedman Institute; Director of the Energy Policy Institute at Chicago (EPIC) (at Chicago 2000-2003 and since 2014). Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.


Lars Peter Hansen

The David Rockefeller Distinguished Service Professor in Economics, Statistics and the Booth School of Business; Director, Macro Financial Research Initiative (at Chicago since 1982). Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.


Arnold C. Harberger

The Gustavus F. and Ann M. Swift Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in Economics (at Chicago since 1953).


James J. Heckman

The Henry Schultz Distinguished Service Professor in Economics and the College; Director of the Center for the Economics of Human Development; Co-Director, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Global Working Group, sponsored by Institute for New Economic Thinking (at Chicago since 1973). Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Editor, Journal of Political Economy.


Ali Hortaçsu

The Ralph and Mary Otis Isham Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 2001). Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2016.


Peter Hull

Assistant Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 2019).


Greg Kaplan

Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 2016). Editor, Journal of Political Economy.


Thibaut Lamadon

Assistant Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 2015).


Steve Levitt

The William B. Ogden Distinguished Service Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 1997). Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2002; Fellow, Econometric Society, 2004; John Bates Clark Medal Winner, 2004.


John List

The Kenneth C. Griffin Distinguished Service Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 2005). Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Editor, Journal of Political Economy.


Robert E. Lucas, Jr.

The John Dewey Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 1974).


Magne Mogstad

The Gary S. Becker Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 2014). Editor, Journal of Political Economy.


Simon Mongey

Assistant Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 2018); NBER Faculty Research Fellow, Economic Fluctuations and Growth Group.

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Casey Mulligan

Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 1993).


Kevin M. Murphy

The George J. Stigler Distinguished Service Professor in Economics, Booth School of Business and the Law School (at Chicago since 1984). Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.


Roger B. Myerson

The David L. Pearson Distinguished Service Professor in Economics and the College; Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies (at Chicago since 2001). Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.


Derek A. Neal

The William C. Norby Professor in Economics, the Committee on Education and the College; (at Chicago 1991-1998 and since 2001).


Doron Ravid

Assistant Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 2015). [On Parental Leave of Absence Winter 2020]


Philip J. Reny

The Hugo F. Sonnenschein Distinguished Service Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 1999). Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2015; Fellow, Econometric Society, 1996.


Azeem Shaikh

Ralph and Mary Otis Isham Professor in Economics and the College and Thornber Research Fellow (at Chicago since 2007).


Hugo F. Sonnenschein

The Charles L. Hutchinson Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 1993).


Nancy L. Stokey

The Frederick Henry Prince Distinguished Service Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 1990). Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.


Max Tabord-Meehan

Assistant Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 2019).


Pietro Tebaldi

Assistant Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 2016). [Leave of Absence 2019-20]


Lester G. Telser

Professor Emeritus in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 1958).


Felix Tintelnot

Assistant Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 2014). [Parental Leave of Absence in Spring Quarter 2020]


George S. Tolley

Professor Emeritus in Economics and the College (at Chicago 1950-1955 and since 1966).


Robert Townsend

Associate Faculty Member, The Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics

The Elizabeth & James Killian Professor of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Harald Uhlig

The Bruce Allen and Barbara Ritzenthaler Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 2007). Head Editor, Journal of Political Economy.


Alessandra Voena

Professor in Economics and the College; Co-Director of Graduate Placement (at Chicago since 2012).


Department of Economics Lecturers


Min Sok Lee

Assistant Instructional Professor
Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics, University of Chicago (at Chicago since 2016)

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Phone: (773) 834-1754


Victor O. Lima

Senior Lecturer in Economics and the College; Co-Director of Undergraduate Studies in Economics (at Chicago since 2001).

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Pablo Pena

Assistant Instructional Professor
Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics, University of Chicago (at Chicago since 2019)

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Gina Pieters

Assistant Instructional Professor
Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics, University of Chicago (at Chicago since 2018)

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Phone: (773) 834-5446


Kotaro Yoshida

Senior Lecturer in Economics and the College; Co-Director of Undergraduate Studies (at Chicago since 2012).

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Senior Research Associates


Chris Clapp

Senior Research Associate
Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
University of Chicago

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Phone: (773) 702-8176


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