Robert Shimer
Robert Shimer Office: Phone: (773) 702-9015 Email Interests:

Labor markets; search theory; mismatch between workers and jobs; private information; duration dependence.

Department Chair and the George J. Stigler Distinguished Service Professor in Economics and the College (at Chicago since 2003)

Economic Theory Fellow (The Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory), 2016
Fellow of the Society of Labor Economists, 2012
Sherwin Rosen Prize for Outstanding Contributions in the Field of Labor Economics, awarded by the Society of Labor Economics, 2010
Elected Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2010
Fellow of the Econometric Society, 2006

Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1996