Economics


Added 02/23/21 | Location: Illinois | Subjects: , ,

Anup Malani is an economist who holds professorships at the University of Chicago’s law school and medical school. He also holds research positions at the Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics at the University of Southern California and the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Added 08/10/20 | Location: Ohio | Subjects: ,

Trevon Logan is a professor of economics and the associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University.

Added 05/11/20 | Location: Nebraska | Subjects:

Azzeddine Azzam is a professor of agricultural economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Azzam has worked in the field for about 34 years, and his teaching and research interests include microeconomics and agricultural and natural resource economies.

Added 02/24/20 | Location: Indiana | Subjects: ,

Una Osili is a professor of philanthropy and economics at Indiana University’s Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. She is also the associate dean of the school’s research and international programs.  In 2017, Osili testified before the Senate foreign relations committee on the role of philanthropy and remittances in foreign aid.

Updated 04/06/21 | Location: Massachusetts | Subjects: ,

Gopinath is on leave from Harvard to serve as the chief economist of the International Monetary Fund. Gita Gopinath is a professor of international studies and economics at Harvard University.

Updated 04/20/21 | Location: California | Subjects: ,

David C. Kang is the Maria Crutcher Professor in International Relations and a professor of international relations, business and East Asian languages and cultures at the University of Southern California. He is director of the school’s Korean Studies Institute and Center for International Studies.

Updated 04/20/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: ,

Lawrence Yun is the chief economist and senior vice president of research at the National Association of Realtors. He directs research activity for the NAR, creating forecasts and participates in many economic forecasting panels, including Blue Chip and the Harvard University Industrial Economist Council.

Updated 04/15/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: ,

Ankit Panda is the Stanton Senior Fellow in the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He is an expert in the Asia-Pacific region, with research interests in nuclear strategy, arms control, missile defense, nonproliferation, emerging technologies and U.S. extended deterrence.

Updated 04/09/21 | Location: California | Subjects:

Luisa Blanco is a professor at Pepperdine University’s School of Public Policy, where she teaches the core course on macroeconomic policy. Her research in Latin America concentrates on economic development and international policy-making. In the United States, Blanco studies household finance and financial planning, with a focus on minorities.

Added 01/20/16 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects:

Amy Liu is vice president and director of the Metropolitan Policy Program and the Adeline M. and Alfred I. Johnson Chair in Urban and Metropolitan Policy at the Brookings Institution. She is an expert on cities and metropolitan areas.

Added 09/07/15 | Location: Florida | Subjects: ,

Tony Villamil is founder and principal of the Washington Economics Group (WEG), a Florida-based economic consulting practice. His areas of expertise include the economy of Florida, U.S. economic policy, and Latin American and Caribbean economies. The firm serves companies, real estate developers, higher education institutions, school systems, financial entities, state and local governments, and other organizations.

Updated 04/15/21 | Location: California | Subjects:

Sung Won Sohn is a professor of finance and economics at Loyola Marymount University and president of SS Economics, an economic consulting firm. His interests include the international economy, especially Pacific-Rim countries, and China’s impact on the global economy.

Updated 04/10/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: ,

Margaret Simms is a nonresident fellow at the Urban Institute. Previously, she was the Institute’s director of the Low-Income Working Families project. She is a nationally recognized expert on the economic well-being of African Americans.

Updated 04/02/21 | Location: California | Subjects: ,

Caroline Hoxby is the Scott and Donya Bommer Professor in Economics at Stanford University. She is also the director of the Economics of Education Program at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a senior fellow of the Hoover Institution and the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research.

Updated 04/22/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: ,

Adriana Kugler is a Colombian/American economist and a professor at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy. Her research interests include labor markets and policy evaluation in developed and developing countries.

Updated 03/11/20 | Location: Indiana | Subjects:

Humberto Barreto is a professor of economics and management at DePauw University. Part of his work is improving the teaching of economics using Microsoft Excel, and he is co-author of Introductory Econometrics Using Monte Carlo Simulation with Microsoft Excel (2006) and Intermediate Microeconomics with Microsoft Excel (2008).

Updated 02/08/21 | Location: Massachusetts | Subjects: ,

Raj Chetty is the William A. Ackman Professor of Economics at Harvard University and director of Opportunity Insights. He is an expert in tax policy, unemployment insurance and education, and on using data to learn how to give children from disadvantaged backgrounds better chances of succeeding later in life.

Updated 04/20/21 | Location: Arizona | Subjects: , ,

Manley Begay is a professor in the Applied Indigenous Studies department and the department of politics and international affairs at the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Northern Arizona University. He is also director of the Tribal Leadership Initiative in the Office of Native American Initiative at NAU.

Updated 04/21/21 | Location: Massachusetts | Subjects: , ,

George J. Borjas is the Robert W. Scrivner Professor of Economics and Social Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. He is also a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a research fellow at the Institute of Labor Economics.

Updated 04/18/21 | Location: New York | Subjects: , , ,

Farai Chideya is an award-winning author and journalist with more than 20 years of experience combining media, technology and diversity. She is creator and host of the podcast Our Body Politic and a program officer with the Ford Foundation’s Creativity and Free Expression team.

Updated 04/05/21 | Location: New York | Subjects: , ,

Imara Jones is the creator of TransLash Media, a cross-platform journalism, personal storytelling and narrative project that aims to shift the current culture of hostility toward transgender people in the U.S.

Updated 04/19/21 | Location: Rhode Island | Subjects: ,

Glenn Loury is the Merton P. Stoltz Professor of the Social Sciences and a professor of economics at Brown University. His expertise lies in the areas of applied microeconomic theory, game theory, industrial organization, natural resource economics and the economics of race and inequality.

Updated 04/13/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects:

William Spriggs is chief economist to the AFL-CIO and a professor and former chair of economics at Howard University. He is a former assistant secretary for the Office of Policy at the U.S. Department of Labor. Spriggs’ economic expertise lies in workforce issues, labor, tax and public policy.

Updated 04/17/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: ,

Melissa Bradley is a co-founder of Ureeka, a platform for small-business entrepreneurs to access resources and educational tools. She founded 1863 Ventures, an accelerator for Black and brown entrepreneurs, and co-founded Sidecar Social Finance, a social impact agency that provides impact investing advisory and capital services.

Updated 04/11/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: , ,

William Michael Cunningham is an economist, investment analyst and a strong advocate for crowdfunding. He is the author of the entrepreneurial advice book The JOBS Act: Crowdfunding for Small Businesses and Startups and founder of MinorityFinance.com, CreativeInvest.com and BlackCrowdFunding.net. He is an adjunct faculty member at Georgetown University as well.

Updated 04/23/21 | Location: New Jersey | Subjects: ,

William M. Rodgers III is a professor of public policy and chief economist at the Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers University. He is an expert in labor economics and the economics of social problems, and chair of the National Academy of Social Insurance.

Updated 04/13/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: , ,

Dedrick Asante-Muhammad is the National Community Reinvestment Coalition’s Chief of Race, Wealth and Community. He oversees the NCRC’s National Training Academy, Housing Counseling Network, DC Women’s Business Center and the Racial Economic Equity Team.

Updated 04/10/21 | Location: Illinois | Subjects: ,

Amir Sufi is Bruce Lindsay Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Updated 03/10/21 | Location: Michigan | Subjects: ,

Lisa D. Cook is a professor of economics and international relations at Michigan State University. She was the first Marshall Scholar from Spelman College, and received a second B.A. in philosophy, politics and economics from Oxford University. She holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Berkeley.

Updated 04/08/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: ,

Maria Marta Ferreyra (fuh-RAY-ruh) is a senior economist at the Office of the Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean of the World Bank. She was previously a professor of economics at Carnegie Mellon University. At the World Bank she is co-leading a comprehensive study on higher education in Latin America.

Updated 04/06/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: , , ,

Mark Hugo Lopez is the director of global migration and demography research at Pew Research Center. He leads planning of the center’s research agenda on international demographic trends, international migration, U.S. immigration trends and the U.S. Latino community. He is an expert on immigration globally and in the U.S., world demography, U.S.

Added 01/22/13 | Location: California | Subjects: , , ,

Hyepin Im is the founder, president and CEO of Faith and Community Empowerment (FACE) (previously known as Korean Churches for Community Development), a nonprofit that works nationally to connect local Korean and Asian-American immigrant communities with the private and public institutions that affect their lives politically and economically.

Updated 01/11/21 | Location: Massachusetts | Subjects: , , , ,

Dr. Raynard Kington is the Head of School at Phillips Academy in Andover, Mass. Previously, Kington served as the president of Grinnell College from 2010 to 2020. Kington’s research interests are in “socioeconomics and race and how they impact health and health care.” Kington holds a bachelor’s of science and an M.D.

Updated 04/15/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: ,

Moises Naim is a distinguished fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the chief international columnist for the Spanish newspapers El País and La Repubblica.

Updated 01/14/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: , ,

Julianne Malveaux is an economist, commentator, author and academic. She has appeared on a wide range of television networks such as CNN, PBS, NBC and Fox News to speak about economics and social issues. She has written several books, including Surviving and Thriving: 365 Facts in Black Economic History (2010).