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 http://www.crei.cat/people/gancia/welcome.html
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).