Economics serving society

Visiting fellows

Dionissi Aliprantis, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland: from 24 to 26 May 2023
Dionissi Aliprantis is director of the Program on Economic Inclusion at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
His research focuses on human capital formation, racial inequality, and neighborhood effects.

Stefanie DeLuca, John Hopkins University: from 23 to 26 May 2023
Stefanie DeLuca is professor of sociology and social policy at the John Hopkins University.
Her research focuses in the way social context (e.g. family, school, neighbourhood, peers) affects the outcomes of disadvantaged young people, primarily in adolescence and at the transition to adulthood.

Gerard Torrats-Espinoza, Colombia University: from 22 to 26 May 2023
Gerard Torrats-Espinoza is assistant professor in sociology at Columbia University and member of the Data Science Institute.
His research focuses on the causal inference and machine learning methods to study urban inequality, violence, and racial disparities in policing

Constanze Binder, Erasmus University Rotterdam: from 15 May to 16 June 2023
Constanze Binder is associate professor in philosophy at the Erasmus School of Philosophy anf co-director of the Erasmus Institute for Philosophy and Economics at the Erasmus University Rotterdam.
Her research focuses on interface of philosophy and economics, in particular on the analysis of freedom, responsibility and distributive justice in political philosophy and welfare economics.

Gary Charness, University of California, Santa Barbara: from 7 to 19 May 2023
Gary Charness est professor of economics at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
His research focuses on behavioural game theory, experimental labour economics, communication, contract design, field interventions and individual decision making.

Jörgen Weibull, Stockholm School of Economics: from 23 to 24 March 2023
Jörgen Weibull is professor emeritus in economics at Stockholm School of Economics.
His research area is economic and game theory, both pure theory and applications. In particular, he incorporates ethical criteria in game theory from an evolutionary perspective

Subhrendu Pattanayak, Duke University: October 2022-June 2023
Subhrendu Pattanayak is professor of environmental and energy policy at Duke University.
His research is in three domains at the intersection of environment, development, health and energy: forest ecosystem services, environmental health and household energy transitions.

Eyal Frank, University of Chicago: from 11 to 20 May 2022
Eyal Frank is assistant professor at the Harris School of Public Policy the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago.
His research is at the intersection of the economy and biodiversity conservation. These include natural inputs, the impact of market dynamics on the decline of wildlife populations, and conservation policies.

Gustaf Arrhenius, Institute for Future Studies: from 4 to 15 April 2022
Gustaf Arrhenius is the Director of the Institute for Futures Studies of Stockholm and professor of practical philosophy.
His research interests are primarily in moral and political philosophy, in particular in issues in the intersection between moral and political philosophy and the medical and social sciences (e.g., economics, law, and political science).

Roland Bénabou, Princeton University: 2021-2022
Roland Bénabou is professor of economics and public affairs at Princeton University
His research spans both macroeconomic and microeconomic areas, such as the interplay of inflation and imperfect competition. He has developed a research programme based on the psychology of economic actors, where self-image for example interacts with “rational” decision-making.