Working Together For Inclusive Growth

Visiting Scholar Program

For 2017-2018, we have recruited 17 world-class scholars to conduct their research while in residence at the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank.

Visiting Scholars

Luisa Blanco

Luisa Blanco
Senior Scholar

Associate Professor of Public Policy

Pepperdine University

Research interests: policy making in Latin America, financial behavior

Mark Colas

Mark Colas
Scholar

Assistant Professor of Economics

University of Oregon

Research interests: labor economics, public economics, urban economics

Lisa Cook

Lisa Cook
Senior Scholar

Associate Professor of Economics and International Relations

Michigan State University

Research interests: economic growth and development, innovation, financial economics, economic history

Sebastian Findeisen

Sebastian Findeisen
Scholar

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ECONOMICS

University of Mannheim

Research interests: public economics, labor, macroeconomics

Fatih Karahan

Fatih Karahan
Scholar

ECONOMIST

Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Research interests: labor markets, inequality‎, firm dynamics, housing

Stelios Michalopoulos

Stelios Michalopoulos
Senior Scholar

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF ECONOMICS

Brown University

Research interests: economic growth, political economy, ethnicity and culture

Christian Moser

Christian Moser
Scholar

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Columbia Business School

Research interests: applied macroeconomics, earnings inequality

Dávid Krisztián Nagy

Dávid Krisztián Nagy
Scholar

JUNIOR RESEARCHER

Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional

Research interests: international trade and economic geography

Makoto Nakajima

Makoto Nakajima
Senior Scholar

SENIOR ECONOMIST

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Research interests: macroeconomics, household finance, labor market, computational methods

Derek A. Neal

Derek A. Neal
Senior Scholar

Professor in Economics

University of Chicago

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

Serdar Ozkan

Serdar Ozkan
Senior Scholar

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

University of Toronto

Research interests: wage inequality, earnings dynamics

Elena Pastorino

Elena Pastorino
Senior Scholar

RESEARCH FELLOW

Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Research interests: job mobility, earnings dynamics, employment

Ana Luisa Pessoa de Araujo

Ana Luisa Pessoa de Araujo
Scholar

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER

University of Minnesota

Research interests: macroeconomics, labor economics, search

Esteban Rossi-Hansberg

Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
Senior Scholar

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

Princeton University

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

Todd Schoellman

Todd Schoellman
Senior Scholar

Assistant Professor of Economics

Arizona State University

Research interests: macroeconomics, economic development

Kjetil Storesletten

Kjetil Storesletten
Senior Scholar

PROFESSOR OF ECONOMICS

University of Oslo

Research interests: political economy, asset pricing, economic development of China

Gianluca Violante

Gianluca Violante
Senior Scholar

WILLIAM R. BERKLEY TERM PROFESSOR OF ECONOMICS

New York University

Research interests: macroeconomics, labor economics