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.

We are currently seeking Visiting Scholars for the 2018-2019 cohort. More information here.

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

Professor of Economics

Princeton University

Research interests: macroeconomics, labor economics