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.
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.
Darrick Hamilton is Executive Director of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at The Ohio State University. Until recently, he was Professor of Economics and Urban Policy in the Milano School of Policy, Management, and Environment and the Department of Economics at the New School for Social Research. Among other distinctions, he has served on the board of directors and as President of the National Economic Association (NEA), Associate Director of the Diversity Initiative for Tenure in Economics Program and the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University, and co-principal investigator of the National Asset Scorecard in Communities of Color Project (NASCC). A stratification economist whose work focuses on the causes, consequences, and remedies of racial and ethnic inequality in economic and health outcomes, his writing and research have appeared in leading academic journals as well as the New York Times, the Washington Post, Dissent, Jacobin, and other publications.
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.
Sandra McNally is a Professor of Economics at the University of Surrey. She is Director of the Centre for Vocational Education Research, London School of Economics and is also Director of the Education and Skills Programme, Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics. Research interests include economic evaluation of government policies in schools and further education, and labor market returns to education and training. She is a co-editor of Economics of Education Review. Noteworthy publications include “Changing How Literacy is Taught: Evidence on Synthetic Phonics” (with Stephen Machin and Martina Viarengo) in American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, “Does Additional Spending Help Urban Schools? An Evaluation Using Boundary Discontinuities." (with Stephen Gibbons and Martina Viarengo) in Journal of the European Economic Association, and “Unexpected School Reform: Academisation of Primary School Schools in England” (with Andrew Eyles and Stephen Machin) in Journal of Public Economics.
Paul Sharp is a Professor of Business and Economics at the University of Southern Denmark. He is an editor of the Scandinavian Economic History Review, and is also affiliated with the Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) and the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR). His work focuses on many aspects of economic history, development, and growth, and has a particular focus on the role of agriculture for development. He is co-author, with Karl Gunnar Persson, of the undergraduate textbook An Economic History of Europe: Knowledge, Institutions and Growth, 600 to the Present, 2nd Edition, and with Markus Lampe, A Land of Milk and Butter: How Elites Created the Modern Danish Dairy Industry.
Brent Sohngen is Professor of Environmental and Resource Economics in the Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics at the Ohio State University. A faculty affiliate of the OSU Climate Change Outreach Team and the Center for Ethics and Human Values, he has authored or co-authored dozens of peer-reviewed journal articles, monographs, and book chapters, as well as sections of the 2001 and 2007 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reports and the forestry chapter of the 2014 National Climate Assessment. In 2009 he testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Credit, Energy and Research..
Yuehua Tang is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Warrington College of Business, University of Florida. His research interests include investments, institutional investors, capital markets, and corporate finance. He has published in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Management Science, and Journal of Corporate Finance, and his research has been featured in major media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Bloomberg News, CNBC, and The New York Times.
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.
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.
University of Kentucky
World Bank Group
School of Economics and Finance at Hong Kong University
Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH)
Washington University in St. Louis
China Europe International School of Business
Carnegie Mellon University
Eduardo Levy Yeyati
University of Buenos Aires