Dan Ariely is a behavioral economist dedicated to helping people live more sensible, rational lives. He is the James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University.
In addition to appointments at Dukes Fuqua School of Business, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Economics, and School of Medicine, Dr. Ariely is also the author of several bestselling books. He has a Ph.D. in Business Administration from Duke Universitys Fuqua School of Business and a Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Professor of Political Economy, Department of Political Science Faculty Fellow, Watson Institute for International Studies
Mark Blyth is a political economist whose research focuses upon how uncertainty and randomness impact complex systems, particularly economic systems, and why people continue to believe misguided economic ideas despite evidence to the contrary. He is the Eastman Professor of Political Economy, a
Professor of Political Science and International and Public Affairs, and a faculty fellow at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University. Dr. Blyth is the author of several books including Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea and The Future of the Euro (with Matthias Matthijs). He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from Columbia University and previously taught at the Johns Hopkins University.
Ruth N. Bolton is Professor of Marketing at the W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University. She is the recipient of the 2016 American Marketing Association / Irwin / McGraw-Hill Distinguished Marketing Educator Award and the 2007 recipient of the Christopher Lovelock Career Contributions to Services Award. Both awards are given to only a select few marketing academics; they recognize distinguished service and sustained outstanding contributions to the field of marketing.
Marika Cabral is currently an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Texas at Austin. Cabral’s research interests lie in the areas of health economics and social insurance. Much of her current work focuses on health insurance markets.
Associate Professor of Finance and Business Economics, Marshall School of Business
Odilon Camara is an economist who specializes in microeconomics and political economy. He studies how individuals strategically use information to persuade decision makers. He also studies the extent to which voters can use re-elections to create political accountability and discipline elected officials. Before receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois, Professor Camara worked in the banking industry.
Matthew Gregg is an Associate Professor of Economics at Roger Williams University, where he began as an Assistant Professor in 2005. Matt’s research focuses on economic history, applied econometrics, economic development, and, in particular, American Indian economic history.
Associate Professor of Economics, Mario J. Gabelli School of Business
Rupayan Gupta is Associate Professor of Economics at Roger Williams University, RI. His areas of expertise are Public Economics, Political Economy, and the Economics of Conflict. His research includes designing international institutions for global security, analysis of conflict in disputed regions, and the study of global remittance patterns.
J. Paul Sticht Professor of International Business, Fuqua School of Business
Campbell R. Harvey is the J. Paul Sticht Professor of International Business at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. He is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and a Founding Director of the Duke University/CFO Magazine Global Business Outlook survey.
Joseph A. Ilacqua, Ed.D., Professor of Economics at Bryant College, specializes in Economic Transition, Economic Education, and Economic Impact Study. He has done far-reaching research and intervention in these fields in America and the former Soviet Union.
Kent Jones is a Professor of Economics at Babson College and an expert on trade policy and institutional issues, particularly the World Trade Organization and regional trade agreements. He is the author of numerous articles and books, including Who’s Afraid of the WTO? (2004), The Doha Blues: Getting the Trade System Back on Track (2009), and Reconstructing the WTO for the 21st Century (2015). Dr. Jones holds masters degrees from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva, Switzerland, and received his Ph.D. in international economics from the University of Geneva.
Jongsung Kim is a Professor of Economics at Bryant University. He taught undergraduate and graduate courses at Loyola College in Maryland and Johns Hopkins University (Washington, D.C. program). His research interests include various issues in the labor market, such as gender/race inequality and poverty and the impact of immigration on the U.S. economy.
Assistant Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business Robert King Steel Faculty Fellow
Neale Mahoney is an Assistant Professor of Economics and Robert King Steel Faculty Fellow at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Professor Mahoney is an applied microeconomist with an interest in health insurance and consumer credit markets.
Liam C. Malloy is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Rhode Island. His research focuses on behavioral and political economy explanations of the income distribution, mainly in the United States.
Dr. Neil Mehrotra is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Brown University. His academic research focuses on the effects of the Great Recession on U.S. labor markets and the role of monetary and fiscal policy in counteracting the Great Recession.
Assistant Professor of Finance and Business Economics, Marshall School of Business
Andrii Parkhomenko is an assistant professor at the Department of Finance and Business Economics at the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business. His research focuses on the interaction between local housing and labor markets and the macroeconomy. Andrii completed undergraduate studies in economics in his native Ukraine. Following a three-year stint in investment banking, he pursued graduate studies, and obtained a Ph.D. in economics from Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona and Barcelona Graduate School of Economics in 2017.
Morrison Chair of Agribusiness, W. P. Carey School of Business
Tim Richards is the Morrison Chair of Agribusiness in the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, where he conducts research on quantitative marketing, data analytics, retailing strategy, agricultural labor, and food policy. He also does extensive consulting work in the food retailing and manufacturing industries. Dr. Richards has a Ph.D. in agricultural economics from Stanford University.
Edinaldo Tebaldi joined the faculty of the Department of Economics at Bryant University in 2007 and serves as the Director of the Center for Regional and Global Economic Studies at Bryant University. He also serves as the Rhode Island forecast manager for the New England Economic Partnership (NEEP). Dr. Tebaldi received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of New Hampshire with a concentration in Economic Growth and Development and International Economics. He is an expert in applied econometrics and currently teaches Econometrics, Economic Growth, and International Economics at Bryant University. Dr. Tebaldi has also worked as a consultant in the area of economic development for the World Bank, published several articles in scientific refereed journals, and co-authored a number of reports analyzing regional economic conditions.
Director, GIGA Institute of Middle East Studies Professor of Contemporary Middle East History
Eckart Woertz is director of the GIGA Institute of Middle East Studies in Hamburg and professor of contemporary Middle East history at the University of Hamburg. Formerly he was a senior research fellow at the Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB), a visiting fellow at Princeton University, and director of economic studies at the Gulf Research Center (GRC) in Dubai. His research interests include the political economy of the Middle East and North Africa, energy issues, and food security.