Economics Faculty

The School's economics faculty specialize in a variety of fields, including applied microeconomics, econometrics, game theory, financial economics, political economy, environmental economics, macroeconomics and international economics.

Their research is regularly presented at international conferences and published in leading scholarly journals.

Research Excellence

Since 2010, publications include articles in the American Economic Review, Econometrica, Review of Economic Studies, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Econometrics, American Political Science Review, Journal of the European Economic Association, European Economic Review, Economic Inquiry, Annals of Applied Probability, Economics of Education Review, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of Environmental and Economic Management, Journal of Macroeconomics, Environmental and Resource Economics, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, and the Economic Journal, among other outlets.

Cutting-Edge Research

Game Theory and Politics

A recent study by Raphael Boleslavsky (right), assistant professor of economics, found that today’s longer political campaign cycles, filled with numerous televised debates and constant news reporting and social media coverage, are causing the rise of extremist politicians.

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