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; Fellow of the Econometric Society (2006).

Executive Assistant: Robin Dolezal
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(773) 702-8260


Ufuk Akcigit

The Arnold C. Harberger Professor in Economics and the College; Director of Graduate Studies; Director of Graduate Placement. (at Chicago since 2015); Max Planck-Humboldt Research Award, 2018; Fellow, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 2021; Fellow of the Econometric Society (2021).


Fernando Alvarez

The Saieh Family Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 1996). Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Fellow of The Econometric Society (2007).


Stéphane Bonhomme

The Ann L. and Lawrence B. Buttenwieser Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 2013); Fellow of the Econometric Society (2017).


Benjamin Brooks

Assistant Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 2016).


Leonardo Bursztyn

Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 2016). Co-Director of the BFI Political Economics Initiative; Alfred P. Sloan Fellow (2016). [Leave of Absence Fall 2021]


Manasi Deshpande

Assistant Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 2016); Co-Director of Graduate Placement.


Michael Dinerstein

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


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. [Leave of Absence Winter-Spring 2022]


Mikhail Golosov

The Homer J. Livingston Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 2017); Fellow of The Econometric Society (2014).


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; Fellow of The Econometric Society (2015).


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). Fellow, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1996; 2013 Nobel Laureate; The Erwin Plein Nemmers Prize in Economics, 2006; Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Fellow of The Econometric Society (1984); Member of the National Academy of Sciences.


Arnold C. Harberger

The Gustavus F. and Ann M. Swift Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in Economics (at Chicago since 1953); Fellow, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1957; Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Fellow of The Econometric Society (1967); Member of the National Academy of Sciences.


James J. Heckman

The Henry Schultz Distinguished Service Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 1973); Director of the Center for the Economics of Human Development; Co-Director, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Global Working Group; 2000 Nobel Laureate; John Bates Clark Medal Winner, 1983. Fellow, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1978; Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Fellow of The Econometric Society (1980); Member of the National Academy of Sciences.


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; Fellow of The Econometric Society (2013).


Greg Kaplan

Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 2016); Fellow of The Econometric Society (2020); Editor, Journal of Political Economy.


Anne Karing

The Neubauer Family Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics and the College (at Chicago since 2021).


Michael Kremer

University Professor in Economics and the College and the Harris School of Public Policy (at Chicago since 2020); Director of the Development Innovation Lab; 2019 Nobel Laureate; Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Fellow of The Econometric Society (2008); Member of the National Academy of Sciences.


Thibaut Lamadon

Assistant Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 2015). [Leave of Absence Winter 2022]


Steve Levitt

The William B. Ogden Distinguished Service Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 1997). John Bates Clark Medal Winner, 2004. Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2002; Fellow of the Econometric Society (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; Fellow of The Econometric Society (2015); Editor, Journal of Political Economy. [Leave of Absence 2021-22]


Robert E. Lucas, Jr.

The John Dewey Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 1974); 1995 Nobel Laureate; Fellow, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1981; Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Fellow of The Econometric Society (1975); Member of the National Academy of Sciences.


Magne Mogstad

The Gary S. Becker Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 2014); Head Editor, Journal of Political Economy. Fellow of the Econometric Society (2021). [Leave of Absence 2021-22]


Simon Mongey

Assistant Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 2018); NBER Faculty Research Fellow, Economic Fluctuations and Growth Group. [Leave of Absence 2021-22]


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); John Bates Clark Medal Winner, 1997; Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Fellow of The Econometric Society (1993).


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); 2007 Nobel Laureate; Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Fellow of The Econometric Society (1983); Member of the National Academy of 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).


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 of the Econometric Society (1996).


Joseph Root

Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics and the College (at Chicago since 2021).


Esteban Rossi-Hansberg

The Glen A. Lloyd Distinguished Service Professor in Economics and the College (at UChicago since 2021). Fellow of the Econometric Society (2017); Editor, Journal of Political Economy.


Thomas Sargent

Visiting Professor 2020-21, The Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics; 2011 Nobel Laureate; The Erwin Plein Nemmers Prize in Economics, 1996; Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Fellow of The Econometric Society (1996); Member of the National Academy of Sciences.

Professor of Economics, New York University


Azeem Shaikh

Ralph and Mary Otis Isham Professor in Economics and the College and Thornber Research Fellow (at Chicago since 2007); Fellow of The Econometric Society (2018); Editor, Journal of Political Economy. [Leave of Absence Winter 2022]


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; Fellow of The Econometric Society (1987); Member of the National Academy of Sciences.


Max Tabord-Meehan

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


Lester G. Telser

Professor Emeritus in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 1958); Fellow of the Econometric Society (1968).


Felix Tintelnot

Assistant Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 2014).


Harald Uhlig

The Bruce Allen and Barbara Ritzenthaler Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 2007); Fellow of The Econometric Society (2003).


Instructional Professors


Ryan Yuhao Fang

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

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Phone: (773) 834-0887


Joseph Hardwick

Assistant Instructional Professor
Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics, University of Chicago (at Chicago since 2020)

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Phone: (773) 702-8191


Kanit Kuevibulvanich

Assistant Instructional Professor
Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics, University of Chicago (at Chicago since 2017)

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Phone: (773) 834-3056


Min Sok Lee

Assistant Senior Instructional Professor;
Co-Director of Master’s Programs
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 Instructional Professor in Economics and the College; Co-Director of Undergraduate Studies and Master’s Programs (at Chicago since 2001).

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Phone: (773) 702-4213


Pablo Pena

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

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Phone: (773) 702-3410


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

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

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Phone: (773) 834-7839


Research Assistant Professors


Neele Balke

Research Assistant Professor
Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
University of Chicago

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Phone: (773) 795-2983


Research Associate Professors


Research Associates


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