Jonathan H. Hamilton is a Professor of Economics at the University of Florida. He served as Editor of the Southern Economic Journal from 1997 to 2003, and later as Vice‐President and President of the Southern Economic Association. From 1995 to 2004, he was an Associate Editor of Regional Science and Urban Economics. Professor Hamilton has been a visiting faculty member at CORE (Université Catholique de Louvain), Duke University, the Institut d’Anàlisi Econòmica (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), and the University of Virginia. He has published in Journal of Public Economics, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Economic Theory, and Journal of International Economics.
Avinash Dixit is the John J. F. Sherrerd '52 University Professor of Economics Emeritus at Princeton University. He was Vice-President (2002) and President (2008) of the American Economic Association and was President of the Econometric Society in 2001. He was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1992 and the National Academy of Sciences in 2005. His book publications include Microeconomics: A Very Short Introduction, The Art of Strategy (with Barry Nalebuff), Investment Under Uncertainty (with Robert Pindyck), Games of Strategy (with Susan Skeath and David Reiley), and Lawlessness and Economics: Alternative Modes of Governance. He has also published numerous articles in professional journals and collective volumes.
Sebastian Edwards is the Henry Ford II Professor of International Economics at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is the Co-Director of the National Bureau of Economic Research's "Africa Project" and previously served as the Chief Economist for Latin America at the World Bank. He was a co-editor of the Journal for Development Economics, is the author and editor of numerous books, including Toxic Aid: Economic Collapse and Recovery in Tanzania and Left Behind: Latin America and the False Promise of Populism, and published numerous articles in such journals as American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, and Journal of Money, Credit and Banking.
Kenneth Judd is the Paul H. Bauer Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He was coeditor of the RAND Journal of Economics and the Journal of Economic Dynamics as well as an associate editor of the Journal of Public Economics. He is the author of the book Numerical Methods in Economics as well as articles in Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Political Economy, RAND Journal, Journal of Finance, Journal of Economic Theory, Brookings Papers of Economic Activity, American Economic Review, and Econometrica. He is a fellow of the Econometric Society.
Anindya Banerjee is professor of economics at the University of Birmingham, having previously been professor at the European University Institute in Florence and Fellow of Wadham College, Oxford. He is editor of Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics and associate editor of Oxford Economic Papers. His research interests lie in time series econometrics, including factor models, and the econometrics of integrated panel data, areas in which he has published widely in leading economics journals.
Christopher Bollinger is a Professor in the Department of Economics and Gatton Endowed Professor of Economics, Gatton College of Business Economics at the University of Kentucky, where he is also Director of the Center for Business and Economics Research. Professor Bollinger's research has focused on measurement error in estimation of micro economic models. He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Econometric Methods and was co-editor of the Southern Economics Journal. His articles have appeared in Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of the American Statistical Association, the Journal of Econometrics, Economics Letters, Journal of Labor Economics, Labour Economics, and Journal of Urban Economics.
Jordi Brandts is a research professor at IAE-CSIC and Barcelona GSE Research Professor. He is also a Research Fellow of CESifo. His research is experimental in areas such as the study of cooperation, organizational economics, industrial organizational and market analysis, conflict and the effects of communication on strategic interaction. From 2008-2013 he held the Serra-Ramoneda/Catalunya Caixa Chair at the Department of Business at UAB. From 2007-2011 he was Editor-in-Chief of the journal Experimental Economics. He currently serves as Advisory Editor for Games and Economic Behavior and Associate Editor of Review of Economic Design. He is also European Vice-President of the Economic Science Association.
Andrew Jones is Professor of Economics at the University of York, UK, where he was Head of the Department of Economics and Related Studies between 2011 and 2015. He was Director of the MSc in Health Economics at York between 1994 and 2011 and during that time there were over 500 graduates from more than 70 different countries. He has supervised 23 PhD students. He is a joint editor of Health Economics and he edited the Elgar Companion to Health Economics. He has published more than 70 peer-reviewed articles in economics, health policy and statistics. He does research in microeconometrics and health economics with particular interests in the determinants of health, the economics of addiction and socioeconomic inequalities in health and health care. He established the European Workshops on Econometrics and Health Economics. Andrew is the research director of the Health, Econometrics and Data Group (HEDG) at the University of York and is a visiting professor at the University of Bergen and at Monash University. He was an elected member of the International Health Economics Association (iHEA) Executive Board, 2011-2014, and chaired their Arrow Award committee, 2014-16. He is the president of the European Health Economics Association (EuHEA).
Kenneth M. Kletzer is Professor, Department of Economics, University of California, Santa Cruz. He is a Research Fellow, CESifo Research Network, University of Munich and Ifo Institute, Munich. His articles have appeared in American Economic Review, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of Banking and Finance, Economic Journal, and Journal of International Money and Finance.
Kenneth Kuttner is the Robert F. White Class of 1952 Professor of Economics at Williams College and a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research has addressed such issues as the roles of monetary aggregates and interest rates in monetary policy, inflation targeting, methods for estimating potential output, the Japanese economy, and the impact of monetary policy on financial markets.
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Leininger has held a full professorship in economics at the Universität Dortmund since 1989. Prior to this he received his Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) at the London School of Economics. Prof. Leininger is speaker of the economic faculty of the DFG (German Research Foundation) and a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Evolutionary Economics.
Eduardo Levy Yeyati is a Professor of Economics and Finance at the University of Buenos Aires and the University Torcuato Di Tella (where he directed the Center for Financial Research 1999-2007). He is also Visiting Professor at the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution and member of the Management Committee of the Center for Implementation of Public Policies for Growth (CIPPEC). Previously, he was Director of Studies for Latin America and head of emerging markets strategy at Barclays Capital, Senior Advisor for financial matters in Latin America and the Caribbean at the World Bank, Central Bank chief economist of Argentina and Senior Researcher at the IDB developmental. His work on exchange rates, banking and finance, and emerging markets have been published in the American Economic Review, the Journal of the European Economic Association, the Journal of International Economics and Journal of Development Economics, among other international academic journals. Eduardo is a regular columnist on international and national media, and maintains a personal blog. He has a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Chen Lin is the Chair of Finance and the Stelux Professor in Finance at the School of Economics and Finance at the University of Hong Kong. He received his Bachelor of Engineering from the South China University of Technology in 2000 as well as an MBA (2004), M.A. (2005) and Ph.D. (2006) from Warrington College of Business Administration at the University of Florida. His research interests include banking and financial institutions, corporate finance, financial contracting, financial regulation, and development economics. His papers have received numerous academic awards such as the Jensen Prize (First Prize) for the Best Papers Published in the Journal of Financial Economics in the Areas of Corporate Finance and Organizations and The JFE All Star Paper, and industry awards such as the Chicago Quantitative Alliance Asian Academic Competition Research Paper Award, and the Hong Kong Asian Capital Market Research Prize awarded by CFA Institute and HKSFA. He currently serves on the editorial boards of seven international journals including Journal of Banking and Finance, Financial Management and Journal of Comparative Economics. His works and views have been presented in major finance conferences (e.g., AFA, WFA, EFA, etc.) and featured in mainstream finance media (e.g., BBC, Bloomberg, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, etc.). He is also a Currency Board Committee member of the Hong Kong Exchange Fund Advisory Committee and an Advisory Council member and a research fellow at HKIMR of Hong Kong Monetary Authority.
is a Professor at the Department of Economics, University of Sussex and the Professor of the Economics of Climate Change, Institute for Environmental Studies and Department of Spatial Economics, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He is the editor of Energy Economics; an author (contributing, lead, principal and convening) of Working Groups I, II and III of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, shared winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007; an author and editor of the UNEP Handbook on Methods for Climate Change Impact Assessment and Adaptation Strategies, and a member of the Academia Europaea. He is the author of Climate Economics: The Economics of Climate, Climate Change, and Climate Policy (Edward Elgar, 2014).
Ping Wang is Seigle Family Professor in Arts and Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis. He is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Senior Research Fellow of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and Asian Bureau of Finance and Economic Research, and Academician (National Fellow of Taiwan), and was President of the Midwest Economic Association. He has published over 80 research articles in refereed journals, including American Economic Review, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Monetary Economics, International Economic Review, and Review of Economics and Statistics. He is Vice President for Planning and Development of the East Asian Institute, co-director for the Midwest Macroeconomics Group, Editor for Journal of Macroeconomics, Associate Editor for Economics Bulletin, Journal of Public Economic Theory, and Regional Science and Urban Economics, and on the editorial and advisory boards for, Academic Economic Papers, American Association for Chinese Studies and Pacific Economic Review.
Ho-Mou Wu is Professor of Economics at the China Europe International School of Business (CEIBS). He was editor of China Economic Journal and guest editor of Journal of Banking and Finance and Economic Theory. His publications appear in world-renowned academic journals such as Econometrica, Economic Journal, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of International Economics, Economic Theory, and Economic Research Journal (in Chinese). Before joining CEIBS, he was Langrun Chair Professor of Economics at China Center for Economic Research (CCER) at Peking University from 2006 to 2015 and Executive Vice-President for National School of Development at Peking University from 2008 to 2012. Prior to CCER, he taught at Stanford University, Vanderbilt University, Zhejiang University and Tsinghua University (Beijing) and was a tenured faculty member at Tulane University, USA, and Special-Appointment Professor at Nankai University, Guanghua School of Management of Peking University and College of Management at National Taiwan University.
George J. Borjas is the Robert W. Scrivner Professor of Economics and Social Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. He was awarded the IZA Prize in Labor Economics in 2011. Professor Borjas is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a Research Fellow at IZA. Professor Borjas is the author of several books, including Immigration Economics (Harvard University Press, 2014), Heaven's Door: Immigration Policy and the American Economy (Princeton University Press, 1999), and the widely used textbook Labor Economics (McGraw-Hill, 2016), now in its seventh edition. His latest book is We Wanted Workers: Unraveling the Immigration Narrative, published by W. W. Norton in Fall 2016. He has also published over 150 articles in books and scholarly journals. His professional honors include citations in Who's Who in the World and Who's Who in America. Professor Borjas was elected a fellow of the Econometric Society in 1998 and a fellow of the Society of Labor Economists in 2004. In 2016, Politico listed Professor Borjas #17 in the list of the 50 "thinkers, doers and visionaries transforming American politics...For telling it like it really is on immigration." He received his Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University in 1975.
Catherine Eckel is Sarah and John Lindsey Professor in the Liberal Arts and University Distinguished Professor in the Department of Economics at Texas A&M University, where she directs the Behavioral Economics and Policy Program. Dr. Eckel is President-Elect of the Economic Science Association and past-President of the Southern Economic Association. She served for two years as an NSF program director for the economics program and currently serves on the Advisory Committee of NSF’s Directorate for Social Behavioral and Economic Sciences. She was co-editor of the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization (2005-2012), and has served as associate editor or on the editorial boards of twelve journals. She has published articles in American Economic Review, Experimental Economics, Economics Letters, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Public Economics, and other leading journals.
Robert C. Feenstra is a Distinguished Professor at the Department of Economics, University of California, Davis, and holder of the C. Bryan Cameron Distinguished Chair in International Economics. He isthe Director of the Center for International Data at the University of California, Davis and Director of the International Trade and Investment Program, National Bureau of Economic Research. He has been Editor, Journal of International Economics and associate editor of American Economic Journal – Economic Policy, American Economic Review, Review of Economics and Statistics, and Journal of Economic Perspectives. He is the editor, with Alan M. Taylor, of Globalization in an Age of Crisis (NBER and University of Chicago Press, 2014) and author, with Alan M. Taylor, of International Economics (Worth Publishers) and author of Advanced International Trade: Theory and Evidence (Princeton University Press, 2015).
Robert S. Pindyck is the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi Professor of Economics and Finance at the Sloan School of Management Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has been the co-editor of the Review of Economics and Statistics and is an associate editor of The Journal of Energy Markets and Energy Economics. His articles have appeared in leading journals, including American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, Journal of Economic Literature, Science, American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, and Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control.
Agnar Sandmo is Professor Emeritus of Economics at the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH). He first became a Professor of Economics in 1971 and he is currently affiliated with the research foundation SNF, doing work on public economics and taxation. His teaching covering particularly microeconomic theory, public economics and public policy. His research includes the fields of the economics of uncertainty, public economics, environmental economics and the history of economic thought, and his articles have appeared in American Economic Review, Econometrica, Journal of Political Economy, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Public Economics and a number of other international journals. His books include The Public Economics of the Environment (Oxford University Press, 2000) and Economics Evolving (Princeton University Press, 2011).
D. Daniel Sokol is the University of Florida Research Foundation Professor of Law at the University of Florida Levin College of Law and Senior Of Counsel at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. He is the co-editor of the first three volumes of the Global Competition Law and Economics book series (Stanford University Press), the Oxford Handbook of International Antitrust Economics Volumes 1 and 2 (Oxford University Press, 2014), and the Global Antitrust Compliance Handbook (Oxford University Press 2014). He has two books out this year – The Cambridge Handbook of Antitrust, Intellectual Property and High Tech (Cambridge University Press, 2017) and Patent Assertion Entities and Competition (Cambridge University Press, 2017).
Daniel’s work has been published in law reviews and economics journals and spans numerous topics, including mergers, cartels, monopolization, pricing issues, compliance, corporate governance, innovation, institutional design, capacity building, government restraints, and comparative and international antitrust issues. He has provided technical assistance and capacity building to antitrust agencies and utilities regulators around the world. Daniel is also a non-governmental advisor to the International Competition Network for several working groups and is a frequent speaker to both practitioner and academic audiences globally. In 2014, the Global Competition Review named Daniel the Antitrust Academic of the Year.
Xavier Vives is professor of Economics and Finance, Abertis Chair of Regulation, Competition and Public Policy, and academic director of the Public-Private Research Center at IESE Business School. He is an editor of the Journal of Economic Theory¸ the author of the books Information and Learning in Markets: the Impact of Market Microstructure and Oligopoly Pricing: Old Ideas and New Tools, and has published in such journals as Journal of Finance, The Review of Financial Studies, Review of Economic Studies, and Journal of the European Economic Association. He is a Fellow of the Econometric Society.
Kenneth West is the John D. MacArthur and Ragnar Frisch Professor of Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is currently co-editor of the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, and has previously served as co-editor of the American Economic Review. He has published widely in the fields of macroeconomics, finance, international economics and econometrics. Among his honors are the John M. Stauffer National Fellowship in Public Policy at the Hoover Institution, Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, Fellow of the Econometric Society, and Abe Fellowship.
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