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Visiting Scholar Program

The Institute annually invites selected scholars to pursue research while in residence at the Minneapolis Fed. These scholars all have Ph.D.’s in the Social Sciences with a demonstrated ability to conduct high-level, peer-reviewed scholarly research. Scholars are selected based upon a research proposal related to the Institute’s mission.

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Visiting Scholars

Lorenzo Caliendo

Lorenzo Caliendo

Short-Term Visitor

Professor of Economics

Yale University

Research interests: understanding and quantifying economic effects of international trade and migration

Javier Cravino

Javier Cravino

Short-Term Visitor

Assistant Professor of Economics

University of Michigan

Research interests: international macroeconomics, trade

Morris Davis

Morris A. Davis

Short-Term Visitor

Professor of Finance and Paul V. Profeta Chair of Real Estate

Rutgers University

Research interests: housing, macroeconomics

Ellora Derenoncourt

Ellora Derenoncourt

Short-Term Visitor

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics

Harvard University

Research interests: labor and public economics, economic history

Jonathan Dingel

Jonathan Dingel

Short-Term Visitor

Associate Professor of Economics

University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Research interests: international trade, economic geography, urban economics, segregation

Jennifer Doleac

Jennifer Doleac

Summer Semester Visitor

Associate Professor of Economics & Director, Justice Tech Lab

Texas A&M University

Research interests: crime and discrimination, with particular emphases on prisoner reentry and effects of technology on public safety

Fabian Eckert

Fabian Eckert

Summer Semester Visitor

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics

Yale University

Research interests: international trade, economic geography, macroeconomics, urban economics

Misty Heggeness

Misty Heggeness

Academic Year Visitor

Senior Advisor/Research Economist

U.S. Census Bureau

Research interests: dynamics of high-skilled scientific workforce, improvements to measures of poverty and inequality, gender economics

Mark Huggett

Mark Huggett

Spring Semester Visitor

Professor of Economics

Georgetown University

Research interests: macroeconomics, inequality, social insurance, computational methods

Loukas Karabarbounis

Loukas Karabarbounis

Minimum Wage Study

Associate Professor of Economics

University of Minnesota

Research interests: macroeconomics, labor economics, productivity, international finance

Jeremy Lise

Jeremy Lise

Minimum Wage Study

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF ECONOMICS

University of Minnesota

Research interests: wage and employment dynamics, job mobility, human capital

Elena Manresa

Elena Manresa

Short-Term Visitor

Assistant Professor

New York University

Research interests: microeconometrics, empirical microeconomics, financial econometrics

Amanda Michaud

Amanda Michaud

Academic Year Visitor

Associate Professor

University of Western Ontario

Research interests: macroeconomics: applied theory and quantitative, macro-labor, international macro

Abdoulaye Ndiaye

Abdoulaye Ndiaye

Spring Semester Visitor

Assistant Professor of Economics

NYU Stern School of Business

Research interests: macroeconomics, public economics

Derek A. Neal

Derek A. Neal

Alumni Visitor

William C. Norby Professor in Economics

University of Chicago

Research interests: labor, black-white wage inequality, the economics of crime, education policy

Michael Peters

Michael Peters

Short-Term Visitor

Assistant Professor of Economics

Yale University

Research interests: macroeconomics, economic growth, development economics, international trade

Luigi Pistaferri

Luigi Pistaferri

Short-Term Visitor

Professor of Economics

Stanford University

Research interests: labor economics, macroeconomics, public economics

Tommaso Porzio

Tommaso Porzio

Fall Semester Visitor

Assistant Professor of Economics

Columbia Business School

Research interests: macroeconomics, structural transformation, and economic development

Esteban Rossi-Hansberg

Esteban Rossi-Hansberg

Alumni Visitor

THEODORE A. WELLS ’29 PROFESSOR OF ECONOMICS AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

Princeton University

Research interests: macroeconomics, international trade, urban and regional economics

Chris Stoddard

Chris Stoddard

Spring Semester Visitor

Professor

Montana State University

Research interests: economics of education (student loans, achievement, teacher labor markets), public economics, labor economics, health economics

David Wiczer

David Wiczer

Fall Semester Visitor

Assistant Professor of Economics

Stony Brook University

Research interests: macroeconomics, labor economics

Kevin R. Williams

Kevin R. Williams

Academic Year Visitor

Associate Professor of Economics

Yale School of Management

Research interests: industrial organization, retailing and e-commerce, pricing, product variety