Faculty & Staff

  • Ama Baafra Abeberese

    Ama Baafra Abeberese

    Assistant Professor of Economics

    B.A., Wellesley College; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University

    Research in development economics, with an emphasis on firm behavior in developing economies.

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  • Kristin Butcher

    Marshall I. Goldman Professor of Economics

    B.A., Wellesley College; M.S., London School of Economics; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

    Researcher on labor and health economics, with a focus on immigration issues and issues surrounding childhood obesity.

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  • Courtney C. Coile

    Professor of Economics

    A.B., Harvard College; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Public economist, interested in using economic principles and research to inform our thinking about critical public policy issues.

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  • Brett Danaher

    Assistant Professor of Economics

    B.S., Haverford College; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

    Researches the effects of digital technologies on consumers and firms; focus on online file sharing and copyright issues.

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  • Dan Fetter

    Daniel Fetter

    Assistant Professor of Economics

    B.A., Wesleyan University; M.Sc., London School of Economics and Political Science; Ph.D., Harvard University

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  • Eric Hilt

    Associate Professor of Economics

    A.B., Occidental College; M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University

    Focuses on the history of American business organizations and their governance, and more generally on the role of legal institutions in shaping economic and financial development.

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  • Joseph Joyce

    Joseph P. Joyce

    Professor of Economics

    B.S.F.S., Georgetown University; M.A., Ph.D., Boston University

    Research deals with financial globalization, IMF; teaches courses in macroeconomics; faculty director, Albright Institute

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  • Pinar Keskin-Bonatti

    Assistant Professor of Economics

    B.A., Bilkent University; M.A., M. Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

    Applied micro-economist focusing primarily on the environmental challenges facing decision makers in developed and developing countries

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  • Phillip Levine

    Katharine Coman and A. Barton Hepburn Professor of Economics

    B.S., M.S., Cornell University; Ph.D., Princeton University

    Applies statistical methods to social issues such as abortion and the well-being of children in research and teaching.

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  • David Lindauer

    Stanford Calderwood Professor of Economics

    B.S., City College of City University of New York; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University

    Award-winning teacher and development economist specializing in labor issues; policy work throughout Africa and East Asia.

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  • Julie Ann Matthaei

    Professor of Economics

    B.A., University of Michigan (Ann Arbor); M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

    Marxist-feminist-anti-racist-ecological economist, specializing in women, gender, feminism, and work, and involved in research about and promotion of the emerging solidarity economy.

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  • Patrick J. McEwan

    Professor of Economics

    B.A., University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign); M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University

    The economics of education, applied econometrics, impact evaluation of education programs, and education policy in Latin America and Africa.

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  • Robin McKnight

    Associate Professor of Economics

    B.A., Amherst College; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Health economist, using the tools of economics to answer questions about health policy.

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  • Seth Neumuller

    Seth Neumuller

    Assistant Professor of Economics

    B.S., Rice University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California (Los Angeles)

    Research in applied macroeconomics, with an emphasis on issues related to consumer finance and labor markets.

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  • Kyung Park

    Kyung Park

    Assistant Professor of Economics

    B.A., University of Chicago; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

    Research in the field of law and economics as well as topics in political economy, with particular interest in racial discrimination and inequality.

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  • Casey Rothschild

    Casey G. Rothschild

    Associate Professor of Economics

    A.B., Princeton University; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Public finance theorist interested in the role of government in taxation and insurance markets.

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  • Kartini Shastry

    Assistant Professor of Economics

    A.B., Brown University; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University

    Conducts research on economic development, including questions related to education, health, and savings behavior.

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  • Olga Shurchkov

    Assistant Professor of Economics

    B.A., Wellesley College; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Research in behavioral and experimental economics, with emphasis on discrimination, institutions, and coordination.

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  • Daniel Sichel

    Professor of Economics

    B.A., M.P.P., University of Michigan; Ph.D., Princeton University

    Research interests include macroeconomics, long-run growth, and technology. 

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  • Susan E. Skeath

    Professor of Economics

    B.A., Haverford College; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

    Interests in microeconomics, advanced and intermediate theory applied game theory, and experimental economics.

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  • Akila Weerapana

    Associate Professor of Economics

    B.A., Oberlin College; A.M., Ph.D., Stanford University

    Interested in macroeconomics, particularly international economics, the economics of conflict, and monetary economics.

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Faculty Emerita

  • Karl Case

    Professor Emeritus of Economics

    B.A., Miami University; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University

    Research is concerned with the causes and effects of boom and bust cycles in real estate; co-developed Case-Shiller Index, a leading measure of home pricing trends.

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  • Marshall Goldman

    Professor Emeritus of Economics

    B.S., Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Ph D in Economics, Harvard University

    Studies economic and political developments in Russia, especially the energy sector and how it affects Vladimir Putin.

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  • Ann Witte

    Ann Witte

    Professor of Economics, Emerita

    B.A., University of Florida; M.A., Columbia University; Ph.D., North Carolina State University

    Research focuses on how to effectively empower people to manage their finances; how to improve early care and education in the US; and how memory affects and morphs as time passes.

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