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Program Guide 2014/2015


Abhijit Banerjee, Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics, MIT.  
Publications include:  Poor Economics (with Esther Duflo)  ♦  The Experimental Approach to Development Economics (with Esther Duflo)  ♦  Educational Policy and the Economics of the Family.


Giancarlo Corsetti, Professor of Macroeconomics, University of Cambridge.   
Publication include:  Macroeconomics of International Price Discrimination (with Luca Dedola)  ♦  Fiscal Imbalances and the Dynamics of Currency Crises (with Bartosz Mackowiak)  ♦  Varieties and the Transfer Problem: The Extensive Margin of Current Account Adjustment (with Philippe Martin and Paolo Pesenti).

Gino Gancia, Professor of Economics, CREI ad
Publications include:  Competing Engines of Growth: Innovation and Standardisation (with Daron Acemoglu and Fabrizio Zilibotti)  ♦  Technological Change and the Wealth of Nations (with Fabrizio Zilibotti)  ♦  The Skill Bias of World Trade.

Simon Gilchrist, Professor of Economics, Boston University.
Publications include:  The Financial Accelerator in a Quantitative Business Cycle Framework (with B. Bernanke and M. Gertler)  ♦  Monetary Policy and Asset Prices (with J. Leahy)  ♦  Expectations, Asset Prices and Monetary Policy: The Role of Learning (with M. Saito).

Gordon Hanson, Professor of Economics, University of California at San Diego.
Publications include:  The Impact of Outsourcing and High-Technology Capital on Wages (with R. Feenstra)  ♦  Labour-Market Adjustment in Open Economies: Evidence from U.S. States (with M. Slaughter)  ♦  International Migration, Self-Selection, and the Distribution of Wages.

Philip Lane, Professor of International Macroeconomics, Trinity College, Dublin.  
Publications include:  The Drivers of Financial Globalization (with Gian Maria Milesi-Ferretti)  ♦  External Imbalances and Macroeconomic Policy  ♦  Fiscal Shocks and the Real Exchange Rate (with Agustin Benetrix).

Thierry Mayer, Professor of Economics, Sciences Po, Paris.  
Publications include:  The Empirics of Agglomeration and Trade (with K. Head and J. Ries)  ♦  Gravity Market Potential and Development (with K. Head)  ♦  On the Pervasiveness of Home Market Effects (with K. Head and J. Ries).

Atif Mian, Professor of Economics and Public Policy, Princeton University.
Publications include:  Resolving Debt Overhang: Political Constraints in the Aftermath of Financial Crisis (with Amir Sufi and Francesco Trebbi)  ♦  The Political Economy of Subprime Mortgage Expansion  ♦  House Prices, Home Equity-Based Borrowing, and the U.S. Household Leverage Crisis (with Amir Sufi).

Esteban Rossi-Hansberg, Professor of Economics and International Affairs, Princeton University.
Publications include:  Trading Tasks: A Simple Theory of Offshoring (with Gene Grossman)  ♦  Offshoring in a Knowledge Economy (with Pol Antràs and Luis Garicano)  ♦  External Economies and International Trade Redux (with Gene Grossman).

Lucio Sarno, Professor of Finance, Cass School of Business, City University London.
Publications include:  Economics of Exchange Rates (with Mark Taylor)  ♦  Properties of Foreign Exchange Risk Premia (with Paul Schneider and Christian Wagner)  ♦  Carry Trades and Global Foreign Exchange Volatility (with Lukas Menkhoff, Maik Schmeling and Andreas Schrimpf).