Economics & Business

Rawi E. Abdelal

Rawi E. Abdelal

Faculty Associate. Director, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University; Herbert F. Johnson Professor of International Management, Business, Government, and the International Economy Unit, Harvard Business School.

Research interests: International political economy; nationalism and foreign economic policy; international relations among post-Soviet states; globalization; capital flows; and international organization.

Morgan Hall 287
Boston, MA 02163
p: (617) 495-7853
Alberto Alesina

Alberto Alesina

Faculty Associate. Nathaniel Ropes Professor of Political Economy, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Research interests: Political economy; monetary and fiscal policy; and macroeconomics.

Littauer 324
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 495-7730
p: (617) 495-8388
Laura Alfaro

Laura Alfaro

Faculty Associate. Warren Alpert Professor of Business Administration, Business, Government, and the International Economy Unit, Harvard Business School.

Research interests: Capital markets; economics; foreign direct investment; globalization; and international finance.

Morgan Hall 263
Boston, MA 02163
p: (617) 495-7981
William P. Alford

William P. Alford

Faculty Associate. Henry L. Stimson Professor of Law; Director, East Asian Legal Studies; Vice Dean for the Graduate Program and International Legal Studies; Chair, Harvard Law School Project on Disability (HPOD), Harvard Law School.

Research interests: Chinese legal affairs; US-East Asian relations; international trade; and the legal profession.

Pound 428
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-4693
James E. Alt

James E. Alt

Faculty Associate (emeritus). Frank G. Thomson Professor of Government, Emeritus, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Research interests: Comparative political economy; and interaction of voters, political parties, institutions, financial markets, and fiscal policies in industrial democracies.

1737 Cambridge Street
Room K307
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-2184
Pol Antràs

Pol Antràs

Faculty Associate. Robert G. Ory Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Research interests: Contractual frictions in international trade and technology diffusion; the international organization of production; and foreign direct investment flows and corporate finance.... Read more about Pol Antràs

Littauer 319
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 495-8570
p: (617) 495-1236
Lisa Berkman

Lisa Berkman

Faculty Associate. Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy and of Epidemiology; Director, Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Research interests: Examining the role of social conditions and social and economic policies in shaping patterns of population health and aging.

9 Bow St
Cambridge MA 02138
p: (617) 495-8498
Suzanne Blier

Suzanne Blier

Faculty Associate (on leave 2017–2018). Allen Whitehill Clowes Professor of Fine Arts, Department of History of Art and Architecture; Professor of African and African American Studies, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University

Research interests: Politics, urban planning, economics, art, and technology in the Yoruba area of early southwestern Nigeria.

485 Broadway
Sackler Museum
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-2377
David Bloom

David Bloom

Faculty Associate (on leave 2017–2018). Clarence James Gamble Professor of Economics and Demography, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Research interests: Labor economics, health, demography, and the environment; linkages between health status and economic growth; the effects of population change on economic development; and the determinants of wages.

665 Huntington Avenue
Building 1-1110B
Boston, MA 02115
p: (617) 432-4056
Amitabh Chandra

Amitabh Chandra

Faculty Associate. Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School.

Research interests: Technology and expenditure growth in health care; the economics of neonatal health and cardiovascular care; the measurement of elderly well-being in India; and the links between antibiotic resistance and provider quality for slum dwellers.

79 JFK Street
L114
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-7356
Eric Chaney

Eric Chaney

Faculty Associate. Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Research interests: Economic history and economic development of the Middle East; applied econometrics; and religion, politics, and institutional change.

1805 Cambridge Street
Littauer Center 231
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 495-8570
p: (617) 495-2838
Shawn Cole

Shawn Cole

Faculty Associate. John G. McLean Professor of Business Administration, Finance Unit, Harvard Business School.

Research interests: Corporate and consumer finance in emerging markets; political economy and finance; microfinance; and economic development.

25 Harvard Way
Baker Library, #271
Boston, MA 02163
p: (617) 495-6525
Richard N. Cooper

Richard N. Cooper

Faculty Associate. Maurits C. Boas Professor of International Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Research interests: Management of the international economic system; global energy use, policies, and environmental issues; US-European and US-Japanese economics; and China and the world economy.

1737 Cambridge Street, room K215
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 495-8292
p: (617) 495-5076
Melissa Dell

Melissa Dell

Faculty Associate. Assistant Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Research interests: Development economics; and political economy.

Littauer Center M-24
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 384-7272