Visitors in June
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In addition to our annual and semestrial visitors this year - Marianne ANDRIES, Cécile GAUBERT (UC Berkeley), Arnaud COSTINOT (MIT), Roland RATHELOT (Warwick), David SRAER (Berkeley Haas) and Gianluca VIOLANTE (Princeton) - we are pleased to be hosting three short-term visitors this Spring.
We extend the warmest welcome to Claire MONTIALOUX (UC Berkeley), Andrea PRAT (Columbia), and Xavier ROUBAIX (Harvard) this June!
Claire MONTIALOUX is Assistant Professor of Economics at the Goldman School of Public Policy of the University of California at Berkeley (UC Berkeley). She is also a Faculty Affiliate at the Opportunity Lab (UC Berkeley) as well as at IRLE (UC Berkeley).
She is a labour economist studying how labour market policies and institutions affect wage inequality, in a global and historical perspective.
She will be visiting with us over the course of June and will be notably participating in our upcoming Summer Workshop in Labour.
Andrea PRAT is the Richard Paul Richman Professor of Business at Columbia Business School and Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics, Columbia University. He is editor-in-chief of the Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, an Associate Editor of Theoretical Economics and a director of the Industrial Organisation programme of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). Professor Prat was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 2011 and a Fellow of the Econometric Society in 2013.
His research focuses on organisational economics and political economy. His current research in organisational economics explores - through theoretical modeling, field experiments, and data analysis - issues such as organisational design, corporate leadership, employee motivation, and optimal disclosure. His current research in political economy attempts to define and measure the influence of the media industry on the democratic process.
Andrea PRAT will be giving an exceptional talk this Friday (June 4th) on the timely subject of Is Journalistic Truth Dead? Measuring How Informed Voters Are about Political News.
Xavier GABAIX is the Pershing Square Professor of Economics and Finance at Harvard University. He is also a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and of the European Corporate Governance Institute, as well as a member of the CESifo Research Network. Among his editorial duties, he is an Associate Editor of Econometrica, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Quantitative Finance, and the Critical Finance Review.
His research focuses on finance, macroeconomics, and behavioural economics. He received the Fischer Black Prize,given every two years to the best financial economist under 40, the Bernacer Prize given to the best European economist under 40 working in macroeconomics and finance, and the Lagrange and Allais Prizes