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  • Wifag Adnan, Assistant Professor Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: wa22@nyu.edu
    Education: BS Duke University (magna cum laude with distinction); PhD Princeton University

    Research Interests: Labor markets; Job search; Employment; Wage differentials; Female labor force; Education

  • Carlos Alos-Ferrer, Visiting Professor of Microeconomics Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: caf14@nyu.edu
    Education: MSc Unviersity of Valencia; PhD University of Alicante; Habilitation University of Vienna

    Research Interests: Neuroeconomics; Decision Theory; Game Theory; Economic Psychology

  • Mounther Barakat, Professor of Practice of Finance Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: Mounther.Barakat@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Oklahoma State University

    Research Interests: Financial Markets; Securities; Corporate Finance, Derivatives; Event Studies; Agency Theory; Investm...

  • Andrzej Baranski, Assistant Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: a.baranski@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Universidad de Costa Rica; MA and PhD The Ohio State University

    Research Interests: Game Theory, Experimental Economics

  • David Blakeslee, Associate Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: dsb12@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD, Columbia University

    Research Interests: Political economy of development

  • Olivier Bochet, Associate Dean for Curricular Affairs; Program Head and Associate Professor of Economics; co-Principal Investigator, Center for Behavioral Institutional Design (C-BID) Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ob16@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Brown University

    Research Interests: Incentives; Efficiency; Equity

  • Barthélémy Bonadio, Assistant Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: bbonadio@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD University of Michigan

    Research Interests: International Economics

  • Alessandro Citanna, Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ac6609@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Bocconi University; MA Bocconi University; PhD University of Pennsylvania

    Research Interests: Economic theory; Quantitative methods; Financial economics; Macroeconomics

  • Aurelie Dariel, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: apd5@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Maastricht University, The Netherlands

    Research Interests: Behavioral economics, experimental economics, labor economics, gender

  • Giovanni Federico, Professor of Economic History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: giovanni.federico@nyu.edu
    Education: Laurea University of Pisa; PhD Scuola Normale Superiore (Pisa)

    Research Interests: Trade and Globalization; Agriculture; Long-term Population Growth

  • Torsten Figueiredo Walter, Assistant Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: t.f.walter@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc Bonn University; MRes London School of Economics; PhD London School of Economics

    Research Interests: Development Economics

  • Sanjeev Goyal, Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sg6280@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Delhi; MBA IIM Ahmedabad; MA, PhD Cornell University

    Research Interests: Economic theory. Networks. Conflict. Identity.

  • Christian Haefke, Program Head, Economics, Graduate Studies; Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ch109@nyu.edu
    Education: Mag.rer.soc.oec, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration; Diploma, Institute for ...

    Research Interests: Labor markets; Applied econometrics

  • Johanna Haefke-Schoenthaler, Adjunct Professor of Accounting Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: johanna.haefke@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Vienna University of Economics and Business

    Research Interests: Quality management in higher education, Small and medium-sized businesses

  • John Ham, Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jch18@nyu.edu
    Education: BA from the University of Toronto; PhD Princeton University

    Research Interests: Applied microeconomics; Labor; Health; Experimental economics

  • Morgan Hardy, Assistant Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: morgan.hardy@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Columbia University; PhD Brown University

    Research Interests: Development economics; Firms; Labor markets; Social networks

  • Jean M Imbs, Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jmi5@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD New York University

    Research Interests: International Economics; Macroeconomics; Development

  • Rasa Karapandza, Visiting Professor of Economics Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: karapandza@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics

    Research Interests: Empirical Asset Pricing; Technology and development; Fintech; Machine Learning

  • Aikaterini Kyriazidou, Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ak7482@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Athens; MA Northwestern University; PhD Northwestern University

    Research Interests: Econometrics; Applied economics; Big data

  • Samreen Malik, Associate Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: samreen.malik@nyu.edu
    Education: MA Cornell University; PhD Cornell University

    Research Interests: International Finance; Open Economy Macroeconomics

  • Maximilian Mihm, Associate Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mm5826@nyu.edu

    Research Interests: Economics of information and uncertainty

  • Veda Binod Narasimhan, Assistant Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: veda.narasimhan@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD University of Zurich; MSc London School of Economics; BA McGill University

    Research Interests: Rural development; Political Economy & Institutions; Migration & Urbanisation

  • Nikos Nikiforakis, Professor of Economics; Co-director, Center for Behavioral Institutional Design (C-BID) Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: nikos.nikiforakis@nyu.edu

    Research Interests: Behavioral and public economics

  • Jordan Norris, Assistant Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jjnorris@nyu.edu
    Education: BA/MSci University of Cambridge; MA/PhD Northwestern University

    Research Interests: Spatial Economics; Macroeconomics; International Trade

  • Yaw Nyarko, Professor Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: yn1@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Ghana; MA and PhD Cornell University

    Research Interests: Human capital; Economic growth

  • Kevin O'Rourke, Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: kevin.orourke@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Trinity College Dublin; PhD Harvard University

    Research Interests: History of the international economy

  • Heitor Pellegrina, Assistant Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: hp41@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD, Brown University

    Research Interests: Agricultural trade; Food security; Economic geography

  • Michael Reiter, Visiting Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mr4559@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD from the University of Munich

    Research Interests: computational macroeconomics, with a focus on computational methods for heterogeneous agent models (

  • Ernesto Reuben, Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Societal Impact; Professor of Business, Organizations and Society; co-Principal Investigator, Center for Behavioral Institutional Design (C-BID) Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ereuben@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Maryland; MPhil Tinbergen Institute; PhD University of Amsterdam

    Research Interests: Social norms and prosocial behavior; Stereotypes in hiring; Determinants of labor market outcomes; B...

  • Jonathan Rogers, Instructor of Social Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jdr7@nyu.edu
    Education: BS Dickinson College; MA University of Notre Dame; MS, PhD Florida State University

  • Pauline Rutsaert, Associate Professor of Practice of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: pauline.rutsaert@nyu.edu
    Education: MA Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium); PhD Cornell University (USA)

    Research Interests: Industrial Organisation; Competition and Regulation; Industrial and Strategic Trade Policy; Innovati...

  • Raul Santaeulalia-Llopis, Visiting Associate Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: rs8561@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Valencia; MSc University College London; PhD University of Pennsylvania

    Research Interests: Inequality, Intellectual Property Products and the Macroeconomy; Social Insurance, Resource Misalloc...

  • Tetyana Surovtseva, Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ts4596@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Universitat Pompeu Fabra

    Research Interests: Labor economics, gender, migration

  • Peter Hubert Thurlow, Visiting Associate Professor of Practice in Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: pht6348@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Toronto; MA University of British Columbia; PhD University of Toronto

    Research Interests: Monetary Policy; Fiscal Policy

  • Etienne Wasmer, Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ew1555@nyu.edu
    Education: Ecole Polytechnique (BSc), Département et Laboratoire d'Economie Théorique et Appliquée (DELTA) (MA)...

    Research Interests: Labor Economics; Macroeconomics; Search Theory; Urban Economics

  • John Wooders, Professor of Economics; Co-director, Center for Behavioral Institutional Design (C-BID); Director, Social Science Experimental Lab (SSEL) Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jw4725@nyu.edu
    Education: BS University of Toronto; PhD Cornell University

    Research Interests: Game theory; Economic behavior

  • Songfa Zhong, Visiting Professor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sz4130@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Peking University; Msc Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; PhD Hong Kong University o...

    Research Interests: Behavioral Economics, Experimental Economics, Neuroeconomics