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Douglas AlmondProfessorDepartment of Economics, Columbia University

Douglas Almond is an assistant professor of International and Public Affairs and Economics. His primary research areas are health and applied microeconomics, with a particular interest in infant…

Alan AuerbachRobert D. Burch Professor of Economics and Law Director, Robert D. Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public FinanceUC Berkeley

Alan J. Auerbach is the Robert D. Burch Professor of Economics and Law, Director of the Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance, and former Chair of the Economics Department at the…

Max AuffhammerProfessor (ARE); Director (IAS)Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics; International Area Studies

Max Auffhammer is an Associate Professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, and Director of the International Area Studies Teaching Program at UC Berkeley.

Chong-En BaiProfessor of EconomicsSchool of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University

 

Professor of Economics, School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University

Edward B. BarbierJohn S Bugas Professor of EconomicsDepartment of Economics and Finance, University of Wyoming

Loren BrandtProfessor of EconomicsUniversity of Toronto

Loren Brandt is a Professor of Economics at the University of Toronto specializing in the Chinese economy. He has been at the University of Toronto since 1987. He is also a research fellow at the…

Robin BurgessProfessor of Economics; Academic Director of the International Growth Centre; Director of the Economic Organisation and Public Policy ProgrammeLondon School of Economics

 

Robin Burgess is a Professor of Economics, a Founder and Academic Director of the International Growth Centre, and a Director of the Economic Organisation and Public Policy Programme all…

Hongbin CaiGuanghua School of Management, Peking University

Hongbin Cai, born in 1967, received his BA in Mathematics at Wuhan University, his M.A. in Economics at Peking University, and his Ph.D. in Economics at Stanford University. He is currently…

Bruce CainHeller ProfessorDepartment of Political Science, UC Berkeley

Bartolomeo ContiEcole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales

Bartolomeo Conti is an associated member at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) in Paris, where he obtained his PhD in Sociology in 2011, with a thesis on the rise of…

Ernesto Dal BóHarold Furst Associate Professor of Management Philosophy and Values Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley

Ernesto is the Harold Furst Associate Professor of Management Philosophy and Values in the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. He is also the director of…

Weili DongProfessorQueen's University

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Weili Dong presented "When a son is born: Impact of family finances on fertility pattern" at the 2009 CESI. It was co-authored…

Avraham Y. EbensteinDepartment of Economics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Avi Ebenstein received his Ph.D. in economics from University of California, Berkeley in 2007. His fields of interest include environmental economics, health economics, and economic demography. Dr…

Lena EdlundAssociate ProfessorEconomics Department, Columbia University

Lena Edlund is an Associate Professor at Columbia University in the Economics Department.

Daniel A. FarberSho Sato Professor of Law; Chair of Energy and Resources GroupBoalt Hall School of Law; Energy and Resources Group

 

Noriko FujiwaraHead of Climate Change and Research FellowThe Centre for European Policy Studies

Noriko Fujiwara is Head of Climate Change and Research Fellow at The Centre for European Policy Studies.

Juan GarayPast Visiting Scholar

Dr. Garay is developing research onglobal health unmet challenges and a comparative analysis of the EU and United States policies in global health. He is a medical doctor from Spain specialized in…

Patrick HaenniSenior ResearcherReligioscope Institute

Patrick Haenni is Senior Researcher at the Religioscope Institute in Switzerland and is involved…

Li HanAssistant Professor of EconomicsHong Kong University of Science and Technology

Li Han is an assistant professor of economics at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. She holds a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University. Li Han's research interests are development…

Michael HanemannChancellor's ProfessorDepartment of Agricultural & Resource Economics, UC Berkeley

Michael Hanemann is the Chancellor's Professor, in the Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, at UC Berkeley.

Christoph HermesEU Visiting Scholar

His planned research concerns the topic of "Health, Science and Free Trade" which involves a comparison of US, EU and WTO policies in these fields…

Gal HochmanEnergy Bioscience Institute

 

Energy Bioscience Institute
Chang-Tai HsiehAssociate professorDepartment of Economics, UC Berkeley

 

Munir Jiwa
Daniel M. KammenProfessorEnergy and Resources Group (ERG), Goldman School of Public Policy, and Department of Nuclear Engineering at UC Berkeley

Daniel M. Kammen is Professor in the Energy and Resources Group (ERG) , Professor of Public Policy in the Goldman School of Public Policy and is Professor of Nuclear Engineering…

Mathias KondolfProfessorEnvironmental Planning, UC Berkeley

Dr. G. Mathias  Kondolf is a fluvial geomorphologist specializing in environmental river management, impacts of human development on runoff and sediment yield, and restoration of rivers and…

Robert KoopmanChief EconomistUSITC (United States International Trade Commission)

 

Christopher L. KutzProfessor of Law at UC Berkeley's Boalt Hall; Director of the Kadish Center for Morality, Law, and Public AffairsUC Berkeley

Christopher Kutz is a Professor of Law at UC Berkeley's Boalt Hall. He joined the Jurisprudence and Social Policy Program at Boalt Hall in 1998. He clerked for Judge Stephen F. Williams of the U.S…

Hongbin LiProfessor of EconomicsThe School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University

 

Elaine LiuAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Economics, University of Houston

Elaine Liu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Houston. She presented her paper "Time to Change What to Sow: Risk Preferences and Technology Adoption…

Lingsheng MengAssistant ProfessorSchool of Economics and Management of Tsinghua University

 

Lingsheng Meng is an Assistant Professor at the School of Economics and Management of Tsinghua…

Xin MengProfessorCollege of Business and Economics, Australian National University…
Edward MiguelDirector (CEGA); ProfessorCenter of Evaluation for Global Action; Department of Economics, UC Berkeley

Edward Miguel is Professor of Economics and Director of the Center of Evaluation for Global Action at the University of California, Berkeley, where he has…

Gerard Padró i MiquelLecturer in EconomicsLondon School of Economics

Gerard Padró i Miquel is a Lecturer in Economics at the London School of Economics. 

Katharina PistorMichael I. Sovern Professor of LawColumbia University Law School

Katharina Pistor is the Michael I. Sovern Professor of Law at Columbia University Law School. 

Robert PowellProfessorDepartment of Political Science at UC Berkeley

 

Robert Powell is a Professor in the Department of Political Science at UC Berkeley.

Professor Powell’s research focuses on war, international conflict, and the politics of weakly…

Nancy QianAssistant Professor of EconomicsYale University

Nancy Qian is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Yale University, where she teaches Development Economics and Economics of the Population, and serves on the Graduate Recruiting Committee and…

Gordon RausserRobert Gordon Sproul Distinguished ProfessorAgricultural, & Resource Economics Department

Gordon Rausser is currently the Robert Gordon Sproul Distinguished Professor, University of California, Berkeley. He has taught economics and statistics at many prestigious universities, served as…

Heddy RissDirectoriGov: UC Berkeley Institutions and Governance Program

Heddy Riss is Program Director for the Center on Institutions and Governance at the Institute of International Studies at UC Berkeley. She has launched numerous programs such as the California-EU…

Gérard RolandProfessorDepartment of Economics

Gérard Roland joined the Berkeley faculty as a professor in 2001. He received his PhD from Universite Libre de Bruxelles in 1988 and taught there from 1988-2001. Professor Roland is also a CEPR…

Olivier RoySenior Researcher; ProfessorFrench National Centre for Scientific Research; Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales;

Olivier Roy  is presently Professor at the European University Institute (Florence): he is the scientific adviser of the Middle East…

Scott RozelleHelen F. Farnsworth Senior FellowFreeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University

Mark SchapiroSenior CorrespondentCenter for Investigative Reporting

Mark Schapiro has been an investigative journalist for more than two decades and has built an award-winning track record with a focus on environmental and international affairs. His work has…

Lee SchipperProject ScientistGlobal Metropolitan Studies, UC Berkeley

Lee Schipper is Project Scientist with Global Metropolitan Studies at UC Berkeley. He is also an affiliate of the Energy and Resources Group at UC. He holds the part time appointment of Senior…

Veerle SlotmaekersEconomist/Policy AnalystOECD (Directorate of Employment, Labour and Social Affairs - Social Policy Division)

Nagwan Soliman El Ashwal PhD ResearcherEuropean University Institute Florence

She is PhD researcher at the European University Institute- EUI- Florence, Italy and a professor assistant of Prof. Dr. Olivier Roy for the academic year 2014/2015. She works on radicalization and…

Sarah SongAssistant Professor of Law and Political Science Boalt Hall UC Boalt Hall, UC Berkeley

Tyler E. StovallDean of the College of Letters & SciencesUC Berkeley

Tyler Edward Stovall is the dean of the L&S Undergraduate Division, serving approximately 17,000 students at UC Berkeley. He oversees division's undergraduate advising, student policy,…

Johan SwinnenProfessor; Director; Senior Research FellowUniversity of Leuven; LICOS-Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance; Centre for European Policy Studies

Johan Swinnen holds a Ph.D. from Cornell University.  He is a Professor at the University of Leuven, Director of the LICOS-Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance, and Senior Research…

Zhigang TaoProfessor of Strategy and EconomicsUniversity of Hong Kong

Zhigang Tao is Professor of Strategy and Economics in the Faculty of Business and Economics, the University of Hong Kong. Prior to joining the University of Hong Kong in 1998, he taught at Hong …

Marco VenturaProfessor of Law and ReligionUniversity of Siena

David VogelSolomon P. Lee Chair in Business EthicsHaas School of Business, UC Berkeley

David Vogel is the Solomon P. Lee Chair in Business Ethics at the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley.

Leti VolppUC Berkeley

After graduating from Columbia Law School in 1993, Leti Volpp clerked for U.S. District Court Judge Thelton E. Henderson '62 of the Northern District of California, and then worked as a public…

Loïc WacquantProfessor; Research Associate at the Institute for Legal Research, Boalt Law SchoolSociology Department; Institute for Legal Research, Boalt Law School

Loïc Wacquant is professor of Sociology and Research Associate at the Institute for Legal Research, Boalt Law…

Yongxiang WangAssistant Professor of Finance and Business EconomicsMarshall School of Business, USC

 

Shing-Yi WangAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Economics, NYU

Shing-Yi Wang is an assistant professor in the Department of Economics at New York University. He presented his paper Credit Constraints, Job Mobility and Housing Markets in China, at the…

Shang-Jin WeiN.T. Wang Chair in Chinese Business and EconomyColumbia University’s Graduate School of Business

Shang-Jin Wei has been Professor of Finance and Economics and N.T. Wang Chair in Chinese Business and Economy at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business since 2007. He is also Director…

Bruce WesternProfessor of Sociology; Director of the Multidisciplinary Program in Inequality and Social Policy Kennedy School of Government, Harvard

BRUCE WESTERN is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Multidisciplinary Program in Inequality and Social Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

Western's…

David E. WinikoffAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management of the College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley.

David E. Winikoff is an Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management of the College of Natural Resources, at UC Berkeley. 

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Yanhui WuResearch AssistantCentre for Economic Performance Globalization Programme, London School of Economics

 

Chenggang XuProfessorUniversity of Hong Kong

Chenggang Xu joined the University of Hong Kong in 2009. He obtained his PhD in economics from Harvard University in 1991 under the supervision of Janos Kornai and Eric Maskin (2007 Nobel Laureate…

Xiaobo ZhangSenior Research FellowIFPRI (International Food Policy Research Institute)…
Yaohui ZhaoProfessor of EconomicsChina Center for Economic Research of Peking University

Yaohui Zhao is professor of economics at the China Center for Economic Research of Peking University. She received BA and MA from Peking University and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1995…

David ZilbermanProfessorDepartment of Agricultural and Resource Economics

David Zilberman has been a professor in the Agricultural and Resource Economics Department since 1979.  He is a fellow of the American Agricultural Economics Association and the Association of…

Gabriel ZucmanAssistant Professor Department of EconomicsUC Berkeley

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