Department of Economics

Faculty

Economics Faculty

Mahsa Akbari
Mahsa Akbari
Lecturer in Economics
Office Hours: Wed 2:30-3:30, Fri 2:00-3:00
Elizabeth Brainerd
Elizabeth Brainerd
Susan and Barton Winokur Professor in Economics, and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Department of Economics
781-736-4816 Sachar Building, Room 202
Office Hours: On leave for Spring 2023

Expertise: Labor economics, economic demography, health economics, health and fertility in post-socialist countries

Linda Bui
Linda Bui
Associate Professor of Economics
Associate Dean of Academic Programs, International Business School
781-736-4848 Sachar Building, Room 125
Office Hours: Tues 10:30-11:30, Fri 9:30-10:30

Expertise: Environmental economics, industrial organization, public economics

Professor Geoffrey Clarke
Geoffrey Clarke
Senior Lecturer of Economics
Sachar Building, 012
Office Hours: Mon:1:30pm-4:00pm, Lemberg (IBS) 161 Wed: 1:30pm-4:00pm, Farber library near Starbucks

Expertise: Economic history, applied microeconomics, experimental economics

Maya Eden
Maya Eden
Associate Professor of Economics
781-736-8544 Sachar Building Room 130D
Office Hours: Tues. 3:00-4:00pm

Expertise: Macroeconomics

Kathryn Graddy
Kathryn Graddy
Fred and Rita Richman Distinguished Professor of Economics
Dean, International Business School
781-736-8616 Lemberg 262

Expertise: Art auctions, investment returns to violins, price discrimination and anti-competitive behavior

Nader Habibi
Nader Habibi
Henry J. Leir Professor of  Economics of the Middle East, Crown Center
Associate Professor of Economics
781-736-5325 Lemberg Hall (Crown Center) 226
Office Hours: Tues 11:00am-11:50am, Wed 4:30pm-5:30pm

Expertise: Economics of the Middle East

George Hall
George Hall
Fred C. Hecht Professor of Economics
781-736-2242 Sachar Building, Room 126
Office Hours: Tues 2:30-4:30 and by appointment

Expertise: Macroeconomics, monetary economics, industrial organization

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Amelia Hawkins
Assistant Professor of Economics
Office Hours: Tues 2:00-5:00
Jingyi Huang
Jingyi Huang
Assistant Professor of Economics
Office Hours: Tuesday 1:20-2:20 pm

Expertise: Industrial Organization and Economic History

Gary H. Jefferson
Gary H. Jefferson
Carl Marks Professor of International Trade and Finance
781-736-2253 Sachar Building, Room 128B
Office Hours: Wed 10-11am, Thurs 4-5pm

Expertise: Chinese economy, economic development, industrial organization, technical change, transition economics

Jean-Paul L'Huillier
Jean-Paul L’Huillier
Associate Professor of Economics
Sachar Building, Room 14
Office Hours: On leave through Spring 2023

Expertise: Macroeconomics, monetary policy, experimental economics

Ashley miller
Ashley Miller
Senior Lecturer of Economics
Office Hours: Mon,Tues & Wed: 10:00am-11:00am, Tues:12:30pm-1:30pm

Expertise: Education, labor, public and health.

Nidhiya Menon
Nidhiya Menon
Professor of Economics
Chair, Department of Economics
781-736-2230 Lemberg Building, L-164
Office Hours: Mon 12:00-2:00pm

Expertise: Development economics, labor, demography

Scott A. Redenius
Scott A. Redenius
Associate Professor of Economics
Undergraduate Program Director
781-736-2237 Lemberg Building, Room 160
Office Hours: Mon, Wed and Thurs 2:45-4:00 or appointment.

Expertise: Economic history, the economics of financial institutions

Raphael Schoenle
Raphael Schoenle
Associate Professor of Economics
781-736-2268 Sachar S-123
Office Hours: Office Hours by Appointment

Expertise: International macroeconomics, macro- and monetary economics, international trade

Benjamin Shiller
Benjamin Shiller
Associate Professor of Economics
781-736-5205 Sachar Building, Room 209B
Office Hours: On leave for Spring 2023

Expertise: Applied microeconomics, industrial organization, information economics

Tymon Sloczynski
Tymon Sloczynski
Assistant Professor of Economics
781-736-8550 Sachar Building, Room 124
Office Hours: Tues 10:00-11:00, Wed 4:00-5:00

Expertise: Microeconometrics, applied microeconomics, economic history

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Yinchu Zhu
Assistant Professor of Economics
Office Hours: Mon and Wed 2:30pm to 3:00

Expertise: Econometrics and machine learning

Affiliated Faculty

John Ballantine Jr.
John Ballantine Jr.
Senior Lecturer in the Brandeis International Business School
7817364841 Sachar 13
Office Hours: Tues and Thurs 2:00–3:00 p.m. or by appointment

Expertise: Corporate Finance, Financial Institutions,and Energy Finance / Sustainability, Labor Economics, and Global Political Economy

Daniel Bergstresser
Daniel Bergstresser
Associate Professor of Finance, International Business School
781-736-5007 Sachar Building, Room 128C

Expertise: Municipal finance, corporate governance, household financial behavior

Stephen G. Cecchetti
Stephen G. Cecchetti
Rosen Family Chair in International Finance, International Business School
781-736-4856 Lemberg Building, Room 255

Expertise: Macroeconomics, monetary policy, banking, central banking and financial regulation

Judy Dean
Judy Dean
Professor of International Economics, International Business School
781-736-8547 Sachar Building, Room 130-E

Expertise: International economics, economic development, econometrics

Alice Hsiaw
Alice Hsiaw
Assistant Professor of Economics, International Business School
781-736-2251 Sachar Building, Room S-214 A

Expertise: Behavioral economics, applied microeconomic theory

Lisa Lynch
Lisa Lynch
Provost
Maurice B. Hexter Professor of Social and Economic Policy
781-736-2101 Irving Presidential Enclave 102

Expertise: Labor economics, organizational innovation, applied microeconometrics

Blake LeBaron
Blake LeBaron
Abram L. and Thelma Sachar Professor of International Economics, International Business School
781-736-2258 Sachar Building, Room 204

Expertise: Macroeconomics, international finance, microeconomics

Aldo Musacchio
Aldo Musacchio
Professor of Business, International Business School
781-736-2249 Lemberg Building, Room 252

Expertise: Institutions and economic development, industrial innovation policy, corporate governance

Debarshi K. Nandy
Debarshi K. Nandy
Professor of Finance, International Business School
781-736-8364 Sachar Building, Room 209A

Expertise: Entrepreneurship and innovation, financial economics, corporate finance, banking and financial intermediation

Carol Osler
Carol Osler
Martin and Ahuva Gross Professor of Financial Markets and Institutions, International Business School
781-736-4826 Sachar Building, Room 205

Expertise: International finance, financial markets, open economy, macroeconomics

Peter Petri
Peter Petri
Carl Shapiro Professor of International Finance, International Business School
781-736-2256 Sachar Building, Room 203

Expertise: International trade, development, Japan, Korea, China

Davide Pettenuzzo
Davide Pettenuzzo
Associate Professor of Financial Econometrics, International Business School
781-736-2834 Sachar International Center, S-122
Office Hours: Wednesday, 10–11 a.m.

Expertise: Time-series econometrics, Bayesian econometrics, forecasting, financial markets

Anna Scherbina
Anna Scherbina
Associate Professor of Finance, International Business School
781-736-4709 Sachar International Center, 215

Expertise: Asset pricing, behavioral finance, real estate

Yang Sun
Yang Sun
Assistant Professor of Finance, Internatonal Business School
781-736-4708 Sachar Building, Room 014

Expertise: Financial institutions, household finance, corporate finance

David Weil
David Weil
Dean and Professor of the Heller School for Social Policy and Management
781-736-3883 Irving Schneider and Family Building (Heller School) 116

Expertise: Employment and labor market policy; regulation; transparency policy and digital empowerment; and the impacts of industry restructuring on employment and work outcomes and business performance.

Adjunct Faculty

Galit Eizman
Galit Eizman
Adjunct Professor, Econometrics
Office Hours: Tues 2:30-4:30 or by appt.
Bjorn Markeson
Bjorn Markeson
Lecturer in Economics
Office Hours: Mon 12:00-1:00 and 4:00-5:00
Adjunct Professor Rebecca Mitchell
Rebecca Mitchell
Adjunct Professor in the Economics Department
Office Hours: Thurs 2:00pm-5:00pm
Adjunct Professor Oriana Montti
Oriana Montti
Adjunct Professor in the Department of Economics
Office Hours: Tues 2:00pm-3:30pm and by appointment.
Adjunct Professor Karen Smith
Karen Smith
Adjunct Professor in the Economics Department
Office Hours: Mon/Thurs 12:00-1:00 pm
Mohammed AlMehdar
Mohammed AlMehdar
Adjunct Professor in the Department of Economics
Kim Chase
Kim Chase
Adjunct Professor in the Department of Economics
Office Hours: by appointment only

Emeritus Faculty

Anne P. Carter
Anne P. Carter
Professor Emerita of Economics

Expertise: Changing specialization of businesses and of workers, economics of information, technical change, technology transfer

Michael Coiner
Michael Coiner
Professor Emeritus of Economics

Expertise: Economics of higher education, international economics

F. Trenery Dolbear
F. Trenery Dolbear
Professor Emeritus of Economics
781-736-2244 Sachar Building, Room 201

Expertise: Macroeconomics, public sector, budget issues, tax issues

Evans
Robert Evans Jr.
Professor Emeritus of Economics
Adam Jaffe
Adam B. Jaffe
Professor Emeritus and Research Professor of Economics

ExpertiseIndustrial organization; technological change and innovation; law and economics; environmental economics. Interested in the process of technological change and innovation

Barney Schwalberg
Barney K. Schwalberg
Professor Emeritus of Economics