Faculty

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Alberto Abadie

Professor of Economics

Research Fields

Econometrics

Alberto Abadie

Daron Acemoglu

Institute Professor

Research Fields

Macroeconomics
Political Economy
Labor Economics
Development Economics
Economic Theory

Daron Acemoglu

Nikhil Agarwal

Professor of Economics

Research Fields

Market Design
Industrial Organization
Econometrics
Health Economics

Nikhil Agarwal

Marios Angeletos

Professor of Economics

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Josh Angrist

Ford Professor of Economics

Research Fields

Econometrics
Labor Economics

Josh Angrist

David Atkin

Professor of Economics

Research Fields

Development Economics
International Economics

David Atkin

David H. Autor

Ford Professor of Economics

Research Fields

Labor Economics
Macroeconomics
Political Economy
Public Economics

David Autor

Clare Balboni

3M Career Development Assistant Professor of Environmental Economics

Research Fields

Environmental Economics
Development Economics

Clare Balboni

Ian Ball

Assistant Professor of Economics

Research Fields

Economic Theory

Ian Ball

Abhijit Banerjee

Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics

Research Fields

Development Economics
Political Economy

Abhijit Banerjee

Martin Beraja

Pentti Kouri Career Development Assistant Professor of Economics

Research Fields

Macroeconomics

Martin Beraja

Olivier Blanchard

Robert M. Solow Professor of Economics, Emeritus

Research Fields

Macroeconomics

Olivier Blanchard

Ricardo Caballero

Ford International Professor of Economics

Research Fields

Macroeconomics
Financial Economics
International Economics

Ricardo Caballero

Victor Chenozhukov

Ford International Professor of Economics

Research Fields

Econometrics

Victor Chenozhukov

Arnaud Costinot

Professor of Economics; Associate Head

Research Fields

International Economics

Arnaud Costinot

Peter Diamond

Institute Professor and Professor of Economics, Emeritus

Research Fields

Labor Economics
Macroeconomics
Public Economics

Peter Diamond

Dave Donaldson

Professor of Economics

Research Fields

Development Economics
Environmental Economics
International Economics

Dave Donaldson

Esther Duflo

Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics

Research Fields

Development Economics

Esther Duflo

Sara Fisher Ellison

Senior Lecturer in Economics

Research Fields

Industrial Organization

Sara Fisher Ellison

Glenn Ellison

Gregory K. Palm (1970) Professor of Economics; Department Head

Research Fields

Economic Theory
Industrial Organization

Glenn Ellison

Amy Finkelstein

John & Jennie S. MacDonald Professor of Economics

Research Fields

Health Economics
Public Economics

Amy Finkelstein

Stanley Fischer

Professor of Economics, Emeritus

Stanley Fischer

Drew Fudenberg

Paul A. Samuelson Professor of Economics

Research Fields

Behavioral Economics
Economic Theory
Industrial Organization

Drew Fudenberg

Robert Gibbons

Sloan Distinguished Professor of Management and Professor of Applied Economics

Research Fields

Organizational Economics

Robert Gibbons

Jonathan Gruber

Ford Professor of Economics

Research Fields

Behavioral Economics
Health Economics
Labor Economics
Public Economics

Jonathan Gruber

Jeffrey Harris

Professor of Economics, Emeritus

Research Fields

Behavioral Economics
Health Economics
Public Economics

Jeffrey E. Harris

Jerry Hausman

John & Jennie S. MacDonald Professor of Economics

Research Fields

Econometrics

Jerry Hausman

Bengt Holmström

Paul A. Samuelson Professor of Economics, Emeritus

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Simon Jäger

Silverman (1968) Family Career Development Associate Professor of Economics

Research Fields

Labor Economics

Simon Jäger

Paul L. Joskow

Elizabeth & James Killian Professor of Economics

Research Fields

Environmental Economics
Industrial Organization
Organizational Economics

Paul L. Joskow

Anna Mikusheva

Professor of Economics

Research Fields

Econometrics

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Stephen Morris

Peter A. Diamond Professor of Economics

Research Fields

Economic Theory

Stephen Morris

Whitney Newey

Ford Professor of Economics

Research Fields

Econometrics

Whitney Newey

Benjamin Olken

Jane Berkowitz Carlton and Dennis William Carlton Professor of Microeconomics

Research Fields

Development Economics
Political Economy
Public Economics

Benjamin Olken

Parag Pathak

Class of 1922 Professor of Economics

Research Fields

Economic Theory
Labor Economics
Industrial Organization
Public Economics

Parag Pathak

Michael J. Piore

David W. Skinner Professor of Political Economy, Emeritus

Research Fields

Political Economy
Labor Economics

Michael Piore

James Poterba

Mitsui Professor of Economics

Research Fields

Financial Economics
Public Economics

James Poterba

Drazen Prelec

Professor of Management Science and Economics

Research Fields

Behavioral Economics

Drazen Prelec

Nancy L. Rose

Charles P. Kindleberger Professor of Applied Economics

Research Fields

Industrial Organization

Nancy L. Rose

Tobias Salz

Castle Krob Career Development Assistant Professor of Economics

Research Fields

Industrial Organization

Tobias Salz

Frank Schilbach

Gary Loveman Career Development Associate Professor of Economics

Research Fields

Behavioral Economics
Development Economics

Frank Schilbach

Richard Schmalensee

Professor of Economics and Management Emeritus; Dean Emeritus, MIT Sloan School of Management

Research Fields

Environmental Economics
Industrial Organization

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Robert M. Solow

Institute Professor, Emeritus; Professor of Economics, Emeritus

Bob Solow

Peter Temin

Elisha Gray II Professor of Economics, Emeritus

Peter Temin

Robert M. Townsend

Elizabeth & James Killian Professor of Economics

Research Fields

Development Economics
Economic Theory
Macroeconomics

Robert M. Townsend

Iván Werning

Robert M. Solow Professor of Economics

Research Fields

Macroeconomics
Public Economics
International Economics

Iván Werning

William C. Wheaton

Professor of Economics and Urban Studies

Research Fields

Environmental Economics
Labor Economics
Public Economics
Urban Economics

William C. Wheaton

Michael Whinston

Professor of Economics and Sloan Fellows Professor of Management

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Christian Wolf

Rudi Dornbusch Career Development Assistant Professor of Economics

Research Fields

Macroeconomics
Econometrics

Christian Wolf

Alexander Wolitzky

Professor of Economics

Research Fields

Economic Theory
Political Economy
Industrial Organization

Alexander Wolitzky

Muhamet Yildiz

Professor of Economics

Research Fields

Economic Theory

Muhamet Yildiz