Economics

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January 20, 2008
Joseph Altonji
Thomas DeWitt Cuyler Professor of Economics

Joseph G. Altonji is currently the Thomas DeWitt Cuyler Professor of Economics at Yale University. He previously held faculty positions at Columbia and Northwestern and has served as a visiting professor at Princeton and Harvard. Altonji specializes in labor economics and applied econometrics. His interests include labor market fluctuations, labor supply, consumption behavior, the economics of education, economic links among family members, race and gender in the labor market, wage determination, and econometric methods.

Zack Cooper, Associate Professsor
Associate Professor of Public Health and Economics

Zack Cooper is an Associate Professor of Public Health and Associate Professor of Economics at Yale University. He also serves as Director of Health Policy at Yale’s Institution for Social and Policy Studies. Professor Cooper is a health economist whose work is focused on producing data-driven scholarship that can inform public policy.

ISPS Director's Fellow, 2022
ISPS Director's Fellow, 2022

Diego Haro is a senior studying Global Affairs with a concentration in economic development. He’s interested in making economics research accessible to a policy audience, especially how state governments can use Randomized Control Trials to improve welfare and affordable housing policy. In the past, he’s worked as a Policy Intern for MIT’s Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), Tobin Research Assistant for the Economic Growth Center, and public-sector consultant at the Boston Consulting Group.

Dean, Jackson School of Global Affairs & Charles W. Goodyear Professor in Global Affairs, Professor of Economics and Management

Professor James Levinsohn is the inaugural dean of the Jackson School and in that capacity he oversees the Global Affairs major in Yale College, the Global Affairs MPP and MAS programs, and the Yale World Fellows Program. Outside of Yale, he is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. He has consulted for many government and non-governmental organizations as well as many multinational corporations.

2021 - 2022 Dahl Scholar
Dahl Scholar 2021 - 2022

Bilal Moin is from Mumbai, India and reads Economics, Mathematics and Global Affairs in the Yale Class of 2024. He is interested in complex systems in the social sciences, especially in the context of social, and economic development.

As a Dahl Scholar, he will be working with Sterling Professor Ian Shapiro to analyze the political logic of pro-poor policy interventions. His project focuses on modelling the interactions between electoral strategies and development policy in Indian democracy to decipher its ‘paradox of poverty.’

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