ERC Project HTMG, CEPR Research Fellow, CESifo Research Fellow

Thomas CHANEY is Professor of Economics at the Department since 2016. He is currently Joint Managing Editor of the Review of Economic Studies. He is also a Research Fellow at the CEPR (International Trade and Regional Organizations) and a Research Fellow of the CESifo Research Network. Prior to joining the Department he was Professor of Economics at Toulouse School of Economics, where he taught since 2012.

His primary research fields are International Trade, Networks, Economic History and Finance. His work has been published in leading international, peer-reviewed journals such as the American Economic Review, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Journal of Political Economy, and the Review of Economic Studies. He was awarded a prestigious ERC "Starting Grant" in 2013 - since then prolonged - for his original project "Firm Networks, Trade and Growth (FiNet)", and an NSF grant in 2011 for his project "The Network Structure of International Trade".

Professor Chaney holds a Ph.D. from MIT in 2005, and a Master's degree from Ecole Normale Supérieure in 2000. Prior to TSE, he was Assistant Professor and Thornber Research Fellow at the Department of Economics of the University of Chicago (2005-2013). He has also held a number of visiting professorships and fellowships - at the Becker Friedmann Institute (University of Chicago), at the Cowles Foundation (Yale University) and at Princeton University as a Peter B. Kenen Visiting Fellow.

To learn more about Thomas CHANEY, consult his website

Research Areas

International Trade, Networks, Finance


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