Working Together For Inclusive Growth

Visiting Scholar Program

The Institute annually invites selected scholars to pursue research while in residence at the Minneapolis Fed. These scholars all have Ph.D.’s in the Social Sciences or a career background that establishes their ability to conduct high-level, peer-reviewed scholarly research. Scholars are selected based upon a research proposal related to the Institute’s mission.

The application period for the 2018-2019 cohort of Visiting Scholars has closed.

2017-2018 Visiting Scholars ›

Visiting Scholars

Douglas Almond

Douglas Almond

Senior Scholar

PROFESSOR

Columbia University

Research interests: health and applied microeconomics, infant health and the environment

David Argente

David Argente

Scholar

Assistant Professor

Penn State University

Research interests: macroeconomics, monetary economics, firm dynamics and economic growth

Katarína Borovičková

Katarína Borovičková

Senior Scholar

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

New York University

Research interests: macroeconomics, labor market economics

Elizabeth Caucutt

Elizabeth Caucutt

Senior Scholar

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

University of Western Ontario

Research interests: macroeconomics, family economics, human capital

Robynn Cox

Robynn Cox

Senior Scholar

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

University of Southern California

Research interests: economics of crime, health economics, labor economics, housing insecurity, mass incarceration, prisoner reentry

Mariacristina De Nardi

Mariacristina De Nardi

Senior Scholar

PROFESSOR OF ECONOMICS

University College London

Research interests: savings, wealth inequality, social security, entrepreneurship, and taxation

Lena Edlund

Lena Edlund

Senior Scholar

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Columbia University

Research interests: economics of gender and family

Eric French

Eric French

Senior Scholar

PROFESSOR OF ECONOMICS

University College London

Research interests: labor, public finance, health, applied econometrics

Elisa Giannone

Elisa Giannone

Scholar

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Penn State

Research interests: macroeconomics, international trade, urban and regional economics

Loukas Karabarbounis

Loukas Karabarbounis

Senior Scholar

Associate Professor of Economics

University of Minnesota

Research interests: macroeconomics, labor economics, productivity, international finance

Tom Krebs

Tom Krebs

Senior Scholar

Professor of Economics

University of Mannheim

Research interests: macroeconomics, labor economics, financial economics

Jeremy Lise

Jeremy Lise

Senior Scholar

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF ECONOMICS

University of Minnesota

Research interests: wage and employment dynamics, job mobility, human capital

Lance Lochner

Lance Lochner

Senior Scholar

Professor and Director

University of Western Ontario

Research interests: labor economics, economics of education, economics of crime

Trevon Logan

Trevon Logan

Senior Scholar

PROFESSOR AND CHAIRPERSON OF ECONOMICS

Ohio State University

Research interests: economic history, economic demography, applied microeconomics

Derek A. Neal

Derek A. Neal

Senior Scholar

Professor in Economics

University of Chicago

Research interests: labor, black-white wage inequality, the economics of crime, education policy

Sophie Osotimehin

Sophie Osotimehin

Senior Scholar

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ECONOMICS

University of Virginia

Research interests: macroeconomics, business cycles, aggregate productivity, innovation and technological change, firm dynamics

Esteban Rossi-Hansberg

Esteban Rossi-Hansberg

Senior Scholar

THEODORE A. WELLS ’29 PROFESSOR OF ECONOMICS AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

Princeton University

Research interests: macroeconomics, international trade, urban and regional economics

Raül Santaeulàlia-Llopis

Raül Santaeulàlia-Llopis

Senior Scholar

Assistant Professor

Markets, Organizations and Votes in Economics (MOVE); Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona; and Barcelona Graduate School of Economics

Research interests: inequality and the macroeconomy, intellectual property products, social insurance and productivity, HIV/AIDS and the macroeconomy

Aaron Sojourner

Aaron Sojourner

Senior Scholar

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

University of Minnesota

Research interests: labor economics, labor market institutions, human capital, early and K–12 education policy, consumer finance decisions

Thomas Winberry

Thomas Winberry

Scholar

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ECONOMICS

University of Chicago

Research interests: macroeconomics, firm dynamics, monetary policy, computational economics

Fang Yang

Fang Yang

Senior Scholar

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Louisiana State University

Research interests: macroeconomics, public finance, labor economics, wealth inequality, savings, and housing