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Research and Teaching Interests of Faculty Teaching In The Undergraduate Economics Program

LAURENCE ALES, Assistant Professor of Economics (Ph.D., University of Minnesota). Macroeconomics, public economics, contract theory, monetary economics.

KAREN B. CLAY, Associate Professor of Economics and Public Policy (Ph.D., Stanford University).  Economic history (the role of both public and private order institutions in the economy), electronic commerce.

BILLIE M. DAVIS, Post-Doctoral Fellow, (Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University). Public economics.

TIMOTHY P. DERDENGER, Assistant Professor of Economics (Ph.D., University of Southern California). Industrial organization; empirical industrial organization, competition policy; high-technology and media/entertainment strategy.

DENNIS N. EPPLE, Head, Economics Programs; Thomas Lord University Professor of Economics (Ph.D., Princeton University). Public economics, economics of education, industrial organization and applied econometrics.

MARIA MARTA FERREYRA,  Associate Professor of Economics (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin). Applied microeconomics, applied econometrics, economics of education, industrial organization. Currently studying the general equilibrium effects of school finance reform, private school vouchers and other school choice programs.

CHRISTINA FONG, Senior Research Scientist (Ph.D., University of Massachusetts). Public economics, inequality and redistribution, behavioral economics, political economy.

MARTIN GAYNOR, E.J. Barone Professor of Economics and Health Policy (Ph.D., Northwestern University). Industrial organization, health economics, economics of organizations, competitive strategy. Currently studying competition and antitrust in health care markets, and the impacts of social interactions on optimal incentives in organizations.

CAROL B. GOLDBURG, Executive Director of the Undergraduate Economics Program; Adjunct Professor of Economics and (Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University). Political economy, game theory, history of economic thought.

MARVIN GOODFRIEND, Friends of Allan Meltzer Professorship; Professor of Economics (Ph.D., Brown University). Macroeconomic fluctuations, monetary theory and policy, banking and financial markets, economic development.

JOACHIM RYOHEI GROEGER, Assistant Professor of Economics (Ph.D., London School of Economics). Auctions, industrial organization, strategic interaction, applied microeconomics.

ELIF INCEKARA HAFALIR, Adjunct Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics (Ph.D. Penn State University). Applied microeconomic theory, behavior economics, industrial organization.

ISA E. HAFALIR, Associate Professor of Economics (Ph.D. Penn State University).   Microeconomic theory, game theory, mechanism design, industrial organization.

BURTON HOLLIFIELD, PNC Professor of Finance; Professor of Financial Economics (Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University). Asymmetric information in financial markets, insider trading, limit order markets, portfolio theory, asset pricing.

KARAM KANG, Assistant Professor of Economics (Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania)

ONUR KESTEN, Associate Professor of Economics (Ph.D., University of Rochester). Microeconomic theory, mechanism design, matching markets, and social choice.

YAROSLAV KRYUKOV, Assistant Professor of Economics (Ph.D., Northwestern University). Microeconomics, industrial organization, computational methods, econometrics.

REBECCA LESSEM, Assistant Professor of Economics (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin). Labor economics, development economics, applied microeconomics.

BENNETT T. McCALLUM,  H. J. Heinz Professor of Economics (Ph.D., Rice University). Macroeconomic fluctuations, monetary theory and policy. Specific topics of ongoing concern include theories of the real effects of monetary policy, strategies for the conduct of monetary policy, macroeconomic consequences of alternative international monetary arrangements, and significance of multiple solutions in rational expectations analysis.

ROBERT A. MILLER, Richard M. Cyert and Morris Degroot Professor of Economics and Statistics (Ph.D., University of Chicago). Microeconomics and strategy.

CHRISTOPH MUELLER, Assistant Professor of Economics (Ph.D., University of Michigan). Economic theory, game theory.

NICOLAS PETROSKY-NADEAU, Assistant Professor of Economics (Ph.D. University of Quebec at Montreal). Macroeconomics, business cycles, labor market dynamics, capital market imperfections.

FREDERICK H. RUETER, Adjunct Professor of Economics (Ph.D. Carnegie Mellon University).

DUANE J. SEPPI, Professor of Financial Economics (Ph.D., University of Chicago). Market microstructure, energy and commodity derivative valuation, financial engineering, game theory.

CHRISTOPHER SLEET, Professor of Economics (Ph.D., Stanford University). Macroeconomics, dynamic public finance, contract theory

FALLAW B. SOWELL, Associate Professor of Economics (Ph.D., Duke University). Econometrics, time series and microeconomics.

STEPHEN E. SPEAR, Professor of Economics (Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania). Microeconomic theory, dynamic general equilibrium theory, mathematical economics, experimental economics, economics of electronic commerce.

CHRIS I. TELMER, Associate Professor of Financial Economics (Ph.D., Queen's University (Canada)). Intertemporal asset pricing theory with incomplete markets, forward-foreign exchange rate determination, aggregate representations of heterogeneous agent economies, international portfolio choice and incomplete markets.

SEVIN YELTEKIN, Associate Professor of Economics (Ph.D., Stanford University). Macroeconomics, optimal monetary and fiscal policy, computational economics, repeated and dynamic policy games, mechanism design, political economy.

MEHMET B. YENMEZ, Assistant Professor of Economics (Ph.D., Stanford University). Microeconomic theory, industrial organization, financial economics.

ARIEL ZETLIN-JONES, Assistant Professor of Economics (Ph.D., University of Minnesota). Macroeconomics, business cycles, financial frictions, banking.

Updated: 17 July 2013

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