Larry Blume (Director)
John M. Abowd is the Edmund Ezra Day Professor of Industrial and Labor Relations
at Cornell University, Director of the Cornell Institute for Social and Economic Research (CISER),
Distinguished Senior Research Fellow at the United States Census Bureau, Research Associate at the
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Research Affiliate at the Centre de Recherche en Economie
et Statistique (CREST), and Research Fellow at IZA (Institute for Labor Economics). His current research
interests include integrated labor market data, statistical methods for confidentiality protection of micro data;
international comparisons of labor market outcomes; executive compensation, again, with a focus on international
comparisons; bargaining and other wage-setting institutions; and the economitric tools of labor market analysis.
Levon Barseghyan is an Assistant Professor at Cornell University.
His fields of specialization are, Macroeconomics, Growth, and International
Kaushik Basu is Professor of Economics and C. Marks Professor of International Studies in the Department of Economics, and Director, Center for Analytical Economics. Kaushik Basu is also a Steering Committee member of the International Economic Association. He is currently researching on the problems of aggregating infinite streams of return, the role of group identity in determining economic outcomes and the problems of international labor standards and child labor.
Larry Blume (Director)
Stephen Coate is a Professor of Economics at Cornell. His main
areas of interest are political economy and public economics. His
recent research has focused on the theory of political failure,
campaign finance reform, political districting, citizen initiatives,
and voter turnout.
David Easley is the Henry Scarborough Professor of Social Science
and a Professor of Economics at Cornell University. He is member
of the field of Information Science, a member of the Steering Committee
for Cognitive Science and a Fellow of the Econometric Society. His
research focuses on: learning and selection in markets, market microstructure, asset
pricing, and modeling decision making in complex environments.
Yongmiao Hong is a Professor of Economics and Statistics at Cornell
University. His fields of specialization include econometric theory,
financial econometrics, and economics of China.
I work on models for panel data and limited dependent variables. Most of my applications are in either labor economics or program evaluation settings, though I have recently done some empirical work in an industrial organization application.
Robert Jarrow is the Ronald P. and Susan E. Lynch Professor of
Investment Management at the Johnson Graduate School of Management,
Cornell University. Professor Jarrow is a co-creator of both the
Heath-Jarrow-Morton model for pricing interest rate derivatives
and the reduced form credit risk models employed for pricing credit
derivatives. In commodities, his research was the first to distinguish
between forward/futures prices, and he is the creator of the forward
price martingale measure. He is on the advisory board of Mathematical
Finance– a journal he co-started in 1989. He is also an associate
or advisory editor for numerous other journals and serves on the
board of directors of several firms and professional societies.
He is currently both an IAFE senior fellow and a FDIC senior fellow.
He is included in both the Fixed Income Analysts Society Hall of
Fame and the Risk Magazine’s 50 member Hall of Fame. He has written
four books, including the first published textbooks on both the
Black Scholes model and the HJM model: Options Pricing, Finance
Theory, Modeling Fixed Income Securities and Interest Rate Options
(second edition) Derivative Securities (second edition), as
well as over 100 publications in leading finance and economic journals.
Nicholas M. Kiefer is the Ta-Chung Liu Professor in the departments of Economics and Statistical Sciences at Cornell and organizer of the CAE Program in Econometrics. He is a Fellow of the Econometric Society and a past Guggenheim Fellow. Kiefer works on applications of dynamic programming in modeling and inference, geometry of inference, financial econometrics, and risk management with special focus on banking and financial institutions.
Mukul Majumdar is the H.T. Warshow and Robert Irving Warshow Professor of Economics at Cornell University.
He is also a faculty member of the Centre for Applied Mathematics and the South Asia Program of the Center
for International Studies, and a Fellow of the Econometric Society. His current research interests
include sustainable economic development; intertemporal decentralization; dynamical systems: chaos-cycles; and allocation
theory and international trade theory.
Tapan Mitra is a Professor of Economics, and Director of Graduate Studies
for the Field of Economics at Cornell University.
Francesca Molinari is an Assistant Professor in the Department
of Economics and a member of the faculty in the Field of Statistics.
Her research focuses on inference for partially identified models,
identification in presence of contaminated, corrupted, and missing
data, data quality evaluation and survey design.
Tim Mount is a Professor of Economics at Cornell University. His expertise is in
Electricity Markets and Econometrics, and his current research and teaching interests include econometric
modeling and policy analysis relating to the use of fuels and electricity, and to their environmental
consequences (acid rain, smog, and global warming). He is currently conducting research on the
restructuring of markets for electricity and the implications for (1) price behavior in auctions
for electricity, (2) the rates charged to customers, and (3) the environment.
Ted O'Donoghue is an Associate Professor of Economics at Cornell University. His
fields of specialization are behavioral economics, industrial organization, and game theory.
Assaf Razin is the Friedman Professor of International Economics at Cornell
University and the Bernard L. Schwartz Chair for the Study of Global Competitive Markets at
Tel Aviv University. He is also the director for the Bernard L. Schwartz Program in the Political
Economy of Globalized Markets, a Fellow of the Econometric Society, a Research Fellow for the
Center of Economic Policy Research (CEPR), a Research Associate for the National Bureau of Economic
Research (NBER), a Research Associate for IZA, a Research Associate and the Chariman of the
Scientific Committee for the Center for Economic Studies (CES-ifo), and a Fellow of the European
Economic Association. His current research includes Immigration and Social Security; Institutional
Weakness and Macroeconomic Performance: Creditor Protection and Asset Price Volatility; Ageing and
Size of Redistributions: Role of Fiscal Leakages; Bilateral FDI Flows and Productivity; Corporate
Taxes and FDI; Markovian Political Economy Tax Model; Globalization and Disinflation; Fixed Costs
and FDI; An Overlapping Generations Model of A Welfare State; Competition between Tax Authorities;
Which Countries Export FDI, and How Much: Rich-Rich and Rich-Poor Flows; International tax
competition; Volatility of Capital Flows: FDI vs. FPI; and Privatizing Social Security.
Karl Shell is the Thorne Professor of Economics and editor of the Journal of Economic Theory. Shell is the organizer for the CAE's program in macroeconomics, co-director with Neil Wallace of the Penn State - Cornell semi-annual macro workshop, and a fellow of the Econometric Society. His research focuses on: sunspot equilibrium, overlapping generations, and technological evolution.
Henry Wan is a Professor of Economics at Cornell University.
Martin Wells is a Professor of Statistical Sciences at Cornell
University. His research interests center on applied and theoretical
statistics and sometimes cross the boundary into applied probability.
He has worked on inference questions in credit risk, economic damages,
epidemiology, finance (physical and risk neutral worlds), graphical
models, legal studies, microarrays, proteomics, quantitative trait
loci, extremes, data networks and has considered estimation problems
for heavy-tailed phenomena. His theoretical research has focused
on Bayesian statistics, biostatistics, conditional inference, evidence
assessment, functional data, hypothesis testing, saddlepoint approximations,
and shrinkage estimation.