Candidates for Office 2016

President-Elect:  
Vice-Presidents:  
Daron Acemoglu
 
Marianne Bertrand
 
Susan M. Collins
 
David I. Laibson
Executive Committee:  
John Y. Campbell
 
Mark C. Duggan
 
Hilary W. Hoynes
 
Matthew O. Jackson

For President-Elect

ALVIN E. ROTH, Craig and Susan McCaw Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Stanford University

Previous and past positions: George Gund Professor of Economics and Business Administration Emeritus, Harvard University; George Gund Professor of Economics and Business Administration, Dept. of Economics, Harvard University, and Harvard Business School, 1998-2012; A.W. Mellon Professor of Economics, University of Pittsburgh, 1982-98; Professor, Dept. of Business Administration and Dept. of Economics, 1979-82; Assistant and Associate Professor, Dept. of Business Administration and Dept. of Economics, University of Illinois, 1974-79.

Degrees: Columbia University, B.S., 1971 (Operations Research); Stanford University, Ph.D., 1974 (Operations Research).

Publications
Books
: Two-Sided Matching: A Study in Game-Theoretic Modeling and Analysis, (with Sotomayor), Cambridge University Press, 1990. Handbook of Experimental Economics, (edited, with Kagel), Princeton University Press, 1995. Who Gets What—and Why: The New Economics of Matchmaking and Market Design, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015.
Papers: “The Evolution of the Labor Market for Medical Interns and Residents: A Case Study in Game Theory, “Journal of Political Economy, 1984. “A Natural Experiment in the Organization of Entry Level Labor Markets: Regional Markets for New Physicians and Surgeons in the U.K.,” AER, 1991. “Bargaining and Market Behavior in Jerusalem, Ljubljana, Pittsburgh, and Tokyo: An Experimental Study” (with Prasnikar, Okuno-Fujiwara, and Zamir), AER, 1991. “Jumping the Gun: Imperfections and Institutions Related to the Timing of Market Transactions” (with Xing), AER, 1994. “Predicting How People Play Games: Reinforcement Learning in Experimental Games with Unique, Mixed Strategy Equilibria” (with Erev), AER, 1998. “The Redesign of the Matching Market for American Physicians: Some Engineering Aspects of Economic Design” (with Peranson), AER, 1999. “Last-Minute Bidding and the Rules for Ending Second-Price Auctions: Evidence from eBay and Amazon Auctions on the Internet” (with Ockenfels), AER, 2002. “Kidney Exchange“ (with Sönmez and Ünver), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2004. “Repugnance as a constraint on markets,” JEP, 2007. “A Non-Simultaneous Extended Altruistic Donor Chain” (with Rees, Kopke, Pelletier, Segev, Rutter, Fabrega, Rogers, Pankewycz, Hiller, Sandholm, Ünver, and Montgomery), New England Journal of Medicine, 2009. “Strategy-proofness versus Efficiency in Matching with Indifferences: Redesigning the NYC High School Match” (with Abdulkadiro─člu and Pathak), AER, 2009. “Organ Allocation Policy and the Decision to Donate” (with Kessler), AER, 2012. “Finding Long Chains in Kidney Exchange Using the Traveling Salesmen Problem” (with Anderson, Ashlagi, and Gamarnik), Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 2015.

AEA Offices, Committee Memberships, and Honors: Board of Editors: AER (1986-88); Ad Hoc Committee on the Job Market, chair, 2005-13.

Other Affiliations and Honors: Guggenheim Fellow, 1983-84; Fellow, Econometric Society, elected 1983; Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, 1984-86; Lanchester Prize, Operations Research Society of America, 1990; Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, elected 1998; Board of Governors, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, 2001-07; The Institute for Innovation in Public School Choice, Chairman of the Board, 2006-14; Nobel Prize in Economics (shared with Lloyd Shapley), 2012; Member, National Academy of Sciences, elected April, 2013; Honorary Doctorates: Technion, Amsterdam, Pittsburgh, Lund.

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For Vice-Presidents

DARON ACEMOGLU, Elizabeth and James Killian Professor of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Previous and Present Positions: Lecturer in Economics, London School of Economics 1992-93; Assistant Professor of Economics, MIT, 1993-97; Pentti Kouri Associate Professor of Economics, MIT, 1997-2000; Professor of Economics, MIT, 2000-04; Charles P. Kindleberger Professor of Applied Economics, MIT, 2004-10.

Degrees: B.A., University of York, 1989; M.Sc., London School of Economics, 1990; Ph.D., London School of Economics, 1992.

Publications:
Books
: Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy (with Robinson), Cambridge University Press, 2006. Introduction to Modern Economic Growth, Princeton University Press, 2009. Why Nations Fail: Origins of Power, Poverty and Prosperity (with Robinson), Crown Publishers, 2012. Principles of Economics (with Laibson and List), Pearson, 2014.
Selected Journal Articles: “State Capacity and Economic Development: A Network Approach” (with Garcia-Jimeno and Robinson), AER, forthcoming. “Transition to Clean Technology” (with Akcigit, Kerr and Hanley), Journal of Political Economy, forthcoming. “Political Economy in a Changing World” (with Egorov and Sonin), Journal of Political Economy, forthcoming. “Systemic Risk and Stability in Financial Networks” (with Ozdaglar and Tahbaz-Salehi), AER, 2015. “History, Expectations and Leadership in the Evolution of Cooperation” (with Jackson), Review of Economic Studies, 2015. “Chiefs: Economic Development and Elite Control of Civil Society in Sierra Leone” (with Reed and Robinson), Journal of Political Economy, 2014. “The Environment and Directed Technical Change” (with Aghion, Bursztyn and Hemous), AER, 2012. “When Does Labor Scarcity Encourage Innovation?,” Journal of Political Economy, 2010. “Persistence of Elites, Power and Institutions” (with Robinson), AER, 2008. “Disease and Development: The Effect of Life Expectancy on Economic Growth” (with Johnson), Journal of Political Economy, 2007. “Equilibrium Bias of Technology,” Econometrica, 2007. “Reversal of Fortune: Geography and Institutions in the Making of the Modern World Income Distribution” (with Johnson and Robinson), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2002. “The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation” (with Johnson and Robinson), AER, 2001. “Why Did the West Extend the Franchise? Democracy, Inequality and Growth in Historical Perspective” (with Robinson), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2000. “The Structure of Wages and Investment in General Training” (with Pischke), Journal of Political Economy, 1999. “Why Do New Technologies Complement Skills? Directed Technical Change and Wage Inequality,” Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1998.

AEA Offices, Committee Memberships and Honors: John Bates Clark Medal, 2005; Executive Committee, 2009-12; Nominating Committee, 2009.

Other Affiliations and Honors: Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2006. John von Neumann Award, Rajk College, Budapest, 2007. Honorary Doctorates, University of Utrecht, 2008, Bosporus University, 2011, University of Athens, 2014. Nemmers Prize in Economics, 2012. Elected to the Turkish Academy of Sciences, 2013. Turkish Presidential Culture and Arts Grand Award, 2013. Elected to the National Academy of Sciences, 2014. Co-Editor, Review of Economics and Statistics, 2001-07. Co-Editor and Editor-in-Chief, Econometrica, 2007-15. Co-Editor, National Bureau of Economic Research Macroeconomic Annual, 2005-12. Member, Econometric Society Executive Committee, 2007-09.

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MARIANNE BERTRAND, Chris P. Dialynas Distinguished Service Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago

Previous and Present Positions: Booth School of Business, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL: Chris P. Dialynas Professor of Economics, 2012-13; Chris P. Dialynas Professor of Economics and Richard N. Rosett Faculty Fellow, 2011-12; Chris P. Dialynas Professor of Economics and Neubauer Family Faculty Fellow, 2009-11; Fred G. Steingraber-A.T. Kearney Professor of Economics, 2006-09; Professor of Economics, 2003-06; Associate Professor of Economics, 2002-03; Assistant Professor of Economics, 2000-02. Department of Economics and Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, Assistant Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, 1998-2000.

Degrees: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium: Maitrise en Econometrie (M.Sc. in Econometrics), 1992; Licence en Economie (B.A.), 1991. Harvard University: Ph.D., 1998.

Publications: “Gender Identity and Relative Income within Households” (with Kamenica and Pan), Quarterly Journal of Economics, forthcoming. “Is It Whom You Know Or What You Know? An Empirical Assessment of the Lobbying Process” (with Bombardini and Trebbi), AER, 2014. “Information Disclosure, Cognitive Biases and Payday Borrowing” (with Morse), Journal of Finance, 2011. “Dynamics of the Gender Gap for Young Professionals in the Financial and Corporate Sectors” (with Goldin and Katz), AEJ: Applied Economics, 2010. “What's Advertising Content Worth? Evidence from a Consumer Credit Marketing Field Experiment” (with Karlan, Mullainathan, Shafir and Zinman), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2010. “Obtaining a Driving License in India: An Experimental Approach to Studying Corruption” (with Djankov, Hanna and Mullainathan), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2007. “Banking Deregulation and Industry Structure: Evidence from the French Banking Reforms of 1985” (with Schoar and Thesmar), Journal of Finance, 2007. “Are Emily and Greg More Employable than Lakisha and Jamal? A Field Experiment on Labor Market Discrimination” (with Mullainathan), AER, 2004. “From the Invisible Handshake to the Invisible Hand? How Import Competition Changes the Employment Relationship,” Journal of Labor Economics, 2004. “Managing with Style: The Effect of Managers on Firm Policies” (with Schoar), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2003. “Enjoying the Quiet Life? Corporate Governance and Managerial Preferences” (with Mullainathan), Journal of Political Economy, 2003. “Does Entry Regulation Hinder Job Creation? Evidence from the French Retail Industry” (with Kramarz), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2002. “Ferreting out Tunneling: An Application to Indian Business Groups” (with Metha and Mullainathan), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2002. “Are CEOs Rewarded for Luck? The Ones Without Principals Are” (with Mullainathan), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2001. “Network Effects and Welfare Cultures” (with Mullainathan and Luttmer), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2000.

AEA Offices, Committee Memberships, and Honors: Co-Editor, AER, July 2011-; Executive Committee Member, 2009-12; Elaine Bennett Research Prize, January 2005.

Other Affiliations and Honors: National Bureau of Economic Research Faculty Research Fellow; IZA Research Fellow; Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) Research Fellow; J-PAL Board of Directors 2010- ; Fellow of the Econometric Society, 2013; Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2012; Society of Labor Economists’ Rosen Prize for Outstanding Contributions to Labor Economics, 2012; Fellow of the Society of Labor Economists, 2012; Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, 2003-05.

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SUSAN M. COLLINS, Joan and Sanford Weill Dean of Public Policy, Professor of Public Policy and Economics, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan.

Previous and Present Positions: Joan and Sanford Weill Dean, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and Professor of Public Policy and Economics, University of Michigan, 2007-; The Brookings Institution, Nonresident Senior Fellow, 2007-, Senior Fellow, 1992-2007. Georgetown University: Professor of Economics, 1998-2007; Associate Professor of Economics, 1992—98. President’s Council of Economic Advisers: Senior Staff Economist, 1989-90. Harvard University: Associate Professor of Economics, 1988-92; Assistant Professor of Economics, 1984-88.

Degrees: Harvard University, B.A., Summa cum Laude, 1980; MIT, Ph.D., 1984.

Publications: “Accounting for Growth: Comparing China and India” (with Bosworth), JEP, 2008. The Brookings Trade Forum annual from 1999 to 2007, (edited or co-edited with Rodrik, Brainard, Graham and Lawrence), The Brookings Institution. “Economic Growth in Puerto Rico” (with Bosworth), The Puerto Rican Economy: Restoring Growth, 2006. “The Empirics of Growth: An Update” (with Bosworth), Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 2003. “Minority Groups in the Economics Profession,” JEP, 2000. “Capital Flows to Developing Economies: Implications for Saving and Investment” (with Bosworth), Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 1999. “Economic Integration and the American Worker,” in Imports, Exports and the American Worker, 1998. “Lessons from East Asian Growth: Accumulation versus Assimilation” (with Bosworth), Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 1996. “On Becoming More Flexible: Exchange Rate Regimes in Latin America and the Caribbean,” Journal of Development Economics, 1996. Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union in the World Economy (with Rodrik), Institute for International Economics, 1991. “Lessons from Korean Economic Growth,” AER, 1990. “Inflation and the European Monetary System,” in The European Monetary System, 1988. “Technical Progress in a Three Country Ricardian Model with a Continuum of Goods,” Journal of International Economics, 1985.

AEA Offices, Committee Memberships, and Honors: Executive Committee, 2006-09; Associate Editor, Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2001-04; Committee on the Status of Minority Groups in the Economics Profession: chair, 1995-98, member, 1988-93, 2006-11.

Other Affiliations and Honors: President, Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA), 2013-15; Board of Directors, Detroit branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, 2013-; Council on Foreign Relations, 2013-; Advisory Editor, Economics Letters, 1993-2012; Advisory Committee, Institute for International Economics, 1991-; National Bureau of Economic Research: Research Associate, 1992-.

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DAVID I. LAIBSON, Robert I. Goldman Professor of Economics, Harvard University

Previous and Present Positions: Harvard University: Chair, Department of Economics, 2015-; Harvard College Professor, 2008; Robert I. Goldman Professor of Economics, 2007; Professor of Economics, 2002-07; Paul Sack Associate Professor of Political Economy, 1998-2002; Assistant Professor of Economics, 1994-98.

Degrees: Harvard University, A.B., Summa cum Laude, 1988; London School of Economics, M.Sc., with Distinction, 1990; MIT, Ph.D., 1994.

Selected Publications: “The Effect of Providing Peer Information on Retirement Savings Decisions” (with Beshears, Choi, Madrian, Milkman), Journal of Finance, 2015. “Instantaneous Gratification” (with Harris), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2013. “Natural Expectations, Macroeconomic Dynamics, and Asset Pricing” (with Fuster and Hebert), NBER Macroeconomics Annual, 2011. “Why Does the Law of One Price Fail? An Experiment on Index Mutual Funds” (with Choi and Madrian), Review of Financial Studies, 2010. “Mental Accounting in Portfolio Choice: Evidence from a Flypaper Effect” (with Choi and Madrian), AER, 2009. “Optimal Defaults and Active Decisions” (with Carroll, Choi, Madrian, and Metrick), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2009. “Reinforcement Learning and Savings Behavior” (with Choi, Madrian, and Metrick), Journal of Finance, 2009. “Costly Information Acquisition: Experimental Analysis of a Boundedly Rational Model” (with Gabaix, Moloche, and Weinberg), AER 2006. “Shrouded Attributes, Consumer Myopia, and Information Suppression in Competitive Markets” (with Gabaix), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2006. “Separate Neural Systems Value Immediate and Delayed Monetary Rewards” (with McClure, Loewenstein, and Cohen), Science, 2004. “The 6D Bias and the Equity Premium Puzzle” (with Gabaix), NBER Macroeconomics Annual, 2001. “A Cue-Theory of Consumption,” Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2001. “Dynamic Choices of Hyperbolic Consumers” (with Harris), Econometrica, 2001. “Measuring Trust” (with Glaeser, Scheinkman, and Soutter), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2000. “Golden Eggs and Hyperbolic Discounting,” Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1997.

AEA Offices, Committee Memberships, and Honors: Committee on Honors and Awards, 2012-15; Committee on Government Relations, 2013-15; Editorial Board, AEJ: Macroeconomics, 2017-13.

Other Affiliations and Honors: Board of the Russell Sage Foundation, 2015; Elected Fellow of the Econometric Society, 2011; Elected Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2011; TIAA-CREF Paul Samuelson Prize (with James Choi and Brigitte Madrian), 2011; Lionel Robbins Lectures, London School of Economics, 2007; Ely Lectures, Johns Hopkins University, 2006; Annual Reviews–Economics, Editorial Board, 2006-15; Theodore Schultz Lecture, University of Chicago, 2005; Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship, 2001; National Bureau of Economic Research, Research Associate, 1995-; National Science Foundation Career Grant Recipient, 1995.

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For Executive Committee

JOHN Y. CAMPBELL, Morton L. and Carole S. Olshan Professor of Economics, Harvard University.

Previous and Present Positions: Morton L. and Carole S. Olshan Professor of Economics, Harvard University, 2005–; Harvard College Professor, Harvard University, 2006–11; Otto Eckstein Professor of Applied Economics, Harvard University, 1994–2005; Class of 1926 Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Princeton University, 1989–94; Assistant Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Princeton University, 1984–89.

Degrees: Oxford University, B.A. (Philosophy, Politics, and Economics) 1976; Yale University, Ph.D. 1984.

Publications: “Stock Returns and the Term Structure,” Journal of Financial Economics, 1987. “Cointegration and Tests of Present Value Models” (with Shiller), Journal of Political Economy, 1987. “The Dividend-Price Ratio and Expectations of Future Dividends and Discount Factors” (with Shiller), Review of Financial Studies, 1988. “Intertemporal Asset Pricing without Consumption Data,” AER, 1993. The Econometrics of Financial Markets (with Lo and MacKinlay), Princeton, 1997. “By Force of Habit: A Consumption-Based Explanation of Aggregate Stock Market Behavior” (with Cochrane), Journal of Political Economy, 1999. “Have Individual Stocks Become More Volatile? An Empirical Exploration of Idiosyncratic Risk” (with Lettau, Malkiel, and Xu), Journal of Finance, 2001. Strategic Asset Allocation: Portfolio Choice for Long-Term Investors (with Viceira), Oxford, 2002. “Bad Beta, Good Beta” (with Vuolteenaho), AER, 2004. “Household Finance,” Journal of Finance, 2006. “Down or Out: Assessing the Welfare Costs of Household Investment Mistakes” (with Calvet and Sodini), Journal of Political Economy, 2007. The Squam Lake Report: Fixing the Financial System (with the Squam Lake Group of financial economists), Princeton, 2010. “Forced Sales and House Prices” (with Giglio and Pathak), AER, 2011. “Mortgage Market Design,” Review of Finance, 2013.

AEA Offices, Committee Memberships, and Honors: Co-Editor, AER, 1991–93; Nominating Committee, 2000; AEA/AFA Joint Luncheon Speaker, 2002; Ely Lecturer, 2016.

Other Affiliations and Honors: Faculty Research Fellow and Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research, 1984-; Fellow, Econometric Society, 1990-; Director, Asset Pricing Program, National Bureau of Economic Research, 1991-99; Editor, Review of Economics and Statistics, 1996-2002; Clarendon Lectures, Oxford, 1999; Partner, Arrowstreet Capital, LP, 1999-; Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2000-; Marshall Lectures, Cambridge, 2001; Board Member, Harvard Management Company, 2004-11; President, American Finance Association, 2005; Princeton Finance Lectures, 2008; President, International Atlantic Economic Society, 2009; Corresponding Fellow, British Academy, 2009-; Eugene Fama Prize for Outstanding Contributions to Doctoral Education, University of Chicago, 2014.

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MARK G. DUGGAN, Wayne and Jodi Cooperman Professor of Economics, Stanford University Department of Economics.

Previous and Present Positions: Wayne and Jodi Cooperman Professor of Economics, Stanford University, 2014-; Director, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, from 9/1/2015; Assistant Professor, University of Chicago, Department of Economics, 1999-2003; Visiting Assistant Professor, MIT Department of Economics, 2001-02; Associate Professor, University of Maryland, Department of Economics, 2003-07; Visiting Fellow, Brookings Institution, 2006-07; Professor, University of Maryland, Department of Economics, 2007-11; Senior Economist, President’s Council of Economic Advisers, 2009-10; Professor, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, 2011-12; Rowan Family Foundation Professor, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, 2012-14.

Degrees: B.S., MIT, Electrical Engineering, 1992; M.S., MIT, Electrical Engineering, 1994; Ph.D., Harvard, 1999.

Publications: “Hospital Ownership and Public Medical Spending,” Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2000. “More Guns, More Crime,” Journal of Political Economy, 2001. “Winning Isn’t Everything: Corruption in Sumo Wrestling” (with Levitt), AER, 2002. “The Rise in the Disability Rolls and the Decline in Unemployment” (with Autor), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2003. “Does Contracting Out Increase the Efficiency of Government Programs? Evidence from Medicaid HMOs,” Journal of Public Economics, 2004. “Do New Prescription Drugs Pay for Themselves? The Case of Second-Generation Antipsychotics,” Journal of Health Economics, 2005. “The Growth in the Social Security Disability Rolls: A Fiscal Crisis Unfolding” (with Autor), JEP, 2006. “The Distortionary Effects of Government Procurement: Evidence from Medicaid Prescription Drug Purchasing” (with Scott Morton), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2006. “Aching to Retire? The Rise in the Full Retirement Age and its Impact on the Disability Rolls” (with Singleton and Song), Journal of Public Economics, 2007. “Providing Prescription Drug Coverage to the Elderly: America’s Experiment with Medicare Part D” (with Healy and Scott Morton), JEP, 2008. “The Impact of Medicare Part D on Pharmaceutical Prices and Utilization” (with Scott Morton), AER, 2010. “Federal Policy and the Rise in Disability Enrollment: Evidence for the VA’s Disability Compensation Program” (with Rosenheck and Singleton), Journal of Law and Economics, 2010. “Paying a Premium on Your Premium? Consolidation in the U.S. Health Insurance Industry” (with Dafny and Ramanarayan), AER, 2012. “Claims Deterrence and Moral Hazard in Private Disability Insurance” (with Autor and Gruber), AEJ: Applied Economics, 2014. “How Does Risk Selection Respond to Risk Adjustment? Evidence from the Medicare Advantage Program” (with Brown, Kuziemko, and Woolston), AER, 2014.

AEA Offices, Committee Memberships, and Honors: Co-Editor, AEJ: Economic Policy, 2012-15; Committee on Government Relations, 2013-; Editorial Board, AEJ: Economic Policy, 2007-12.

Other Affiliations and Honors: Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research, 2007-; Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, 2004-06; Associate Editor, Journal of Public Economics, 2007-10; Raymond Vernon Prize (with Melissa Kearney), 2008; American Society of Health Economists ASHEcon Medal, 2010; Social Security Advisory Board, Technical Panel on Assumptions and Methods, 2010-11; National Institute for Health Care Management Research Award (with Fiona Scott Morton), 2011; Co-Editor, Journal of Public Economics, 2010-13; Penn Fellow, 2011-13; Department Chair, Business Economics and Public Policy Department, University of Pennsylvania Wharton School, 2012-14; Faculty Director, Penn Wharton Public Policy Initiative, 2012-14; U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, Health Experts Advisory Group, 2012-; Senior Fellow, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, 2014-.

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HILARY W. HOYNES, Professor of Economics and Public Policy, Haas Distinguished Chair of Economic Disparities, Department of Economics and Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley.

Previous and Present Positions: Professor of Economics and Public Policy, U.C. Berkeley 2013-; Visiting Professor of Economics Harvard University, 2012; Associate Professor 2000-04 and Professor 2004-13, Department of Economics, U.C. Davis; Visiting Professor, University College London, 2006-07; Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, U.C. Berkeley, 1992-2000.

Degrees: B.A., Colby College, 1983; Ph.D., Stanford University, 1992.

Publications: “The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same? The Safety Net and Poverty in the Great Recession” (with Bitler), Journal of Labor Economics, forthcoming. “Income, the Earned Income Tax Credit, and Infant Health” (with Miller and Simon), AEJ: Economic Policy, 2015. “Who Suffers During Recessions?” (with Miller and Schaller), JEP, 2012. “Inside the War on Poverty: The Impact of the Food Stamp Program on Birth Outcomes” (with Almond and Schanzenbach), Review of Economics and Statistics, 2011. “The State of the Safety Net in the Post-Welfare Reform Era” (with Bitler), Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 2010. “Consumption Reponses to In-Kind Transfers: Evidence from the Introduction of the Food Stamp Program” (with Schanzenbach), AEJ: Applied Economics, 2009. “Behavioral Responses to Taxes: Lessons from the EITC and Labor Supply” (with Eissa), Tax Policy and the Economy, 2006. “What Mean Impacts Miss: Distributional Effects of Welfare Reform Experiments” (with Bitler and Gelbach), AER, 2006. “Poverty in America: Trends and Explanations” (with Page and Stevens), JEP, 2006. “Taxes and the Labor Market Participation of Married Couples: The Earned Income Tax Credit” (with Eissa), Journal of Public Economics, 2004. “Local Labor Markets and Welfare Spells: Do Demand Conditions Matter?” Review of Economics and Statistics, 2000. “Does Welfare Play Any Role in Female Headship Decisions?” Journal of Public Economics, 1997. “Welfare Transfers in Two-Parent Families: Labor Supply and Welfare Participation Under the AFDC-UP Program,” Econometrica, 1996.

AEA Offices, Committee Membership and Honors: Co-Editor AER, 2011-; Carolyn Shaw Bell Award, CSWEP, 2015; Search Committee for Editor of the JEP, chair, 2013-14; Co-Editor AEJ: Economic Policy, 2007-10; Associate Editor, JEP, 2004-07.

Other Affiliations and Honors: Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research, 2001-; Grossman Lecture, Colby College, 2015; Advisory Board Member, SIEPR, Stanford University, 2014-; Rodolfo Debenedetti Lecture, Bocconi University, 2014; Advisory Committee, National Science Foundation, Directorate for the Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences 2012-14; Joe Tiao Lecture, Kansas State University, 2012; International Research Fellow, Institute for Fiscal Studies, University College London, 2007-; Associate Editor, Journal of Public Economics, 2006-07; Research Affiliate, Institute for Research on Poverty, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1994-; Distinguished Teaching Award, U.C. Davis (2007), U.C. Berkeley (2000); Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship, 1997-99.

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MATTHEW O. JACKSON, William D. Eberle Professor of Economics, Stanford University

Previous and Present Positions: Assistant Professor, 1988-91; Associate Professor, 1991-93; Professor 1993-94; Mechthild E. Nemmers Distinguished Professor and Chairman 1995-97, of MEDS, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University. Professor of Economics 1997-2002; Edie and Lew Wasserman Professor of Economics 2002-06; California Institute of Technology. Professor of Economics, 2006-08; William D. Eberle Professor of Economics 2008-; Stanford University. External Faculty Member Santa Fe Institute, 2007-. Senior Fellow CIFAR, 2010-.

Degrees: B.A., Princeton University, 1984; Ph.D., Stanford University, 1988.

Publications: “Bayesian Implementation,’’ Econometrica, 1991. “Implementation in Undominated Strategies: A Look at Bounded Mechanisms,” Review of Economic Studies, 1992. “Strategy-proof Exchange” (with Barbera), Econometrica, 1995. “A Strategic Model of Social and Economic Networks” (with Wolinsky), Journal of Economic Theory, 1996. “The Evolution of Social and Economic Networks'' (with Watts), Journal of Economic Theory, 2002. “The Effects of Social Networks on Employment and Inequality'' (with Calvó-Armengol), AER, 2004. “Meeting Strangers and Friends of Friends: How Random Are Socially Generated Networks?'' (with Rogers), AER, 2007. “Political Bias and War'' (with Morelli), AER, 2007. Social and Economic Networks, Princeton University Press, 2008. “An Economic Model of Friendship: Homophily, Minorities, and Segregation” (with Currarini and Pin), Econometrica, 2009. “Naive Learning in Social Networks and the Wisdom of Crowds” (with Golub), AEJ: Microeconomics, 2010. “Social Capital and Social Quilts: Network Patterns of Favor Exchange” (with Rodriguez-Barraquer and Tan), AER, 2012. “The Diffusion of Microfinance” (with Banerjee, Chandrasekhar, and Duflo), Science, 2013. “Present Bias and Collective Dynamic Choice in the Lab” (with Yariv), AER, 2014. “Financial Networks and Contagion” (with Elliott and Golub), AER, 2014.

Affiliations and Honors: Fellow of the Econometric Society, Social Choice and Welfare Prize, Guggenheim Fellow, Fellow of the CASBS, Arrow Prize for Senior Economists, Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Economic Theory Fellow, Dean’s Award for Distinguished Teaching in Humanities and Sciences, Honorary Doctorate Universite Aix-Marseille, Member of National Academy of Sciences. Co-Editor: Review of Economic Design 1997-2006, Games and Economic Behavior 2007-11, Econometric Society Monograph Series 2001-08, Econometrica 2011-15. Executive Council of the Econometric Society 2009-11, 2014-.

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On the basis of recommendations submitted by the Nominating Committee (Christopher Sims, Chair, James Andreoni, Stefano DellaVigna, Erica L. Groshen, Justine Hastings, N. Gregory Mankiw, Rosa Matzkin, Paul Milgrom), the Electoral College presents the preceding list of nominees with a brief biographical sketch of each candidate. (See Bylaws, Article III, Sections 1-3, and Article IV, Section 2, for provisions relating to election of officers and selection of nominees.). For the list of present officers, see the inside front cover of all American Economic Association Publications.

 

 



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