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James Alm


Director of graduate studies

John Edwards


Director of undergraduate studies

Myeong-Su Yun




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Regular faculty

Jim Alm

James Alm


Professor and Chair

Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, Madison


Research interests: public finance, taxation, public finance in developing countries

208 Tilton Hall

504-862-8344

jalm@tulane.edu

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Stefano Barbieri

Stefano Barbieri


Associate Professor

Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania


Research interests: public economics, economic theory

309B Tilton Hall

504-862-8358

sbarbier@tulane.edu

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Alan Barreca

Alan Barreca


Associate Professor

Ph.D. University of California, Davis


Research interests: labor economics, health economics

203 Tilton Hall

504-862-8346

abarreca@tulane.edu

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Michael Bernstein

Michael Bernstein


Professor and Provost of the University

Ph.D. Yale University


Research interests: economic history, macroeconomic theory, history of economic thought

200 Gibson Hall

504-865-5261

mbernstein@tulane.edu

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Patrick Button


Assistant Professor

Ph.D. University of California, Irvine

 

Research interests: labor economics, public economics, urban economics, applied econometrics

205 Tilton Hall

504-862-8353

pbutton@tulane.edu

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Michael Darden

Michael Darden


Assistant Professor

Ph.D. University of North Carolina


Research interests: health economics, applied microeconometrics

312 Tilton Hall

504-862-8343

mdarden1@tulane.edu

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John Edwards

John Edwards


Associate Professor

Ph.D. University of Maryland


Research interests: public economics, public choice, economics of education, economic development, microeconomic theory

300 Tilton Hall

504-862-8357

edwards@tulane.edu

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Doug Harris

Doug Harris


Associate Professor of Economics and Schleider Foundation Chair in Public Education

Ph.D. Michigan State University


Research interests: economics of education

302 Tilton Hall

504-862-8352

dharri5@tulane.edu

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Wei Long


Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Texas A & M University


Research interests: econometrics, financial econometrics and applied econometrics

304 Tilton Hall

504-862-8345

wlong2@tulane.edu

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Nora Lustig

Nora Lustig


Samuel Z. Stone Professor of Latin American Economics

Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley


Research interests: development economics, inequality and poverty

204 Tilton Hall

504-862-8347

nlustig@tulane.edu

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Doug Nelson

Douglas Nelson


Professor

Ph.D. University of North Carolina


Research interests: political economy of trade

108 Tilton Hall

504-865-5317

dnelson@tulane.edu

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Mary Olson

Mary K. Olson


Associate Professor

Ph.D. Stanford University


Research interests: health economics, political economics, regulation and public policy

306 Tilton Hall

504-862-8342

molson3@tulane.edu

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Jon Pritchett

Jonathan Pritchett


Associate Professor

Ph.D. University of Chicago


Research interests: U.S. economic history

308 Tilton Hall

504-862-8359

jprit@tulane.edu

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Steve Sheffrin

Steven M. Sheffrin


Professor of Economics

Director of the Murphy Institute of Political Economy

Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Research interests: macroeconomics, public finance, taxation

108 Tilton Hall

504-865-5317

smsheffrin@tulane.edu

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Benjamin Sperisen


Assistant Professor

Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin

 

Research interests: microeconomic theory and game theory; repeated games and reputation

209 Tilton Hall

504-862-8351

bsperise@tulane.edu

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Toni Weiss

Toni Weiss


Senior Professor of Practice

Assistant Director of Classroom Engagement, Center for Engaged Learning and Teaching (CELT)

M.A. Tulane University

202 Tilton Hall

504-862-8348

tweiss@tulane.edu



Myeong-Su Yun


Associate Professor

Ph.D. Rutgers University


Research interests: labor economics, econometrics, public economics

310 Tilton Hall

504-862-8356

msyun@tulane.edu

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Visiting faculty

Antonio Bojanic

Antonio Bojanic


Visiting Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Auburn University


Research interests: International Economics and Finance, economic development, macroeconomics, economic history

201A Tilton Hall

504-862-8355

abojanic@tulane.edu

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Armine Shahoyan

Armine Shahoyan


Visiting Associate Professor

Ph.D. Higher Certifying Committee, Russian Federation


Research interests: microeconomics, managerial economics, transition economies

201 Tilton Hall

504-862-5320

ashahoya@tulane.edu

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Murphy Institute Postdoctoral Teaching Fellows

Xian Liu

Paula Arce-Trigatti


Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow

Ph.D. University of Houston


Research interests: public economics and labor economics, economics of education

302 Richardson Hall (Murphy Institute Suite)

504-314-7352

marcetri@tulane.edu

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Trey Dronyk-Trosper


Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow

Ph.D. University of Oklahoma


Research interests: urban economics, public economics, applied microeconomics

303 Richardson Hall (Murphy Institute Suite)

504-314-7358

rtrosper@tulane.edu

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Gultekin Gollu


Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow

Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison


Research interests: health economics, public economics, applied microeconomics, labor economics


305 Richardson Hall (Murphy Institute Suite)

504-314-7357

gollu@wisc.edu (Temporary)

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Jianjing Lin


Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow

Ph.D. University of Arizona-Tucson


Research interests: industrial organization, health economics, applied econometrics

302 Richardson Hall (Murphy Institute Suite)

504-314-7352

jlin7@tulane.edu

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Education Research Alliance Team

Matt Larsen

Nathan Barrett


Senior Research Fellow

Ph.D. University of Kentucky


Research interests: evaluation of the impacts of early college high schools on student outcomes, how teachers and administrators make decisions

1555 Poydras St.
Office #710
New Orleans, LA 70112

(504) 274-3669

nbarret@tulane.edu

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Matt Larsen

Matthew Larsen


Research Fellow

Ph.D. University of California, Davis


Research interests: economics of education, labor economics, public economics, health economics

1555 Poydras St.
Office #709
New Orleans, LA 70112

(760) 815-4947

mlarsen1@tulane.edu

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Matt Larsen

Jane Lincove


Associate Director

Research Assistant Professor of Economics

Ph.D. University of Southern California


Research interests: markets for teacher certification and pre-K education, teacher pay policies, school choice, and college access

1555 Poydras St.
Office #701
New Orleans, LA 70112

504) 274-3685

jlincove@tulane.edu

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Matt Larsen

Robert Santillano


Senior Research Fellow

Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley


Research interests: formation of human capital, especially for at-risk populations, education policy, early childhood education and programs, K-12 education, policies influencing immigrant populations, program evaluation

1555 Poydras St.
Office #708
New Orleans, LA 70112

(504) 274-3683

rsantil@tulane.edu

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Matt Larsen

Lindsay Weixler


Senior Research Fellow

Ph.D. University of Michigan


Research interests: child and adolescent development in educational settings, early childhood education

1555 Poydras St.
Office #711
New Orleans, LA 70112

(504) 274-3635

lweixler@tulane.edu

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Jon Valant


Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D. Stanford University


Research interests: educational policy and politics, with a focus on school choice

1555 Poydras St.
Office #708
New Orleans, LA 70112

(504) 274-3668

jvalant@tulane.edu

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Former faculty

Keith Finlay

Keith Finlay


Ph.D. University of California, Irvine


Analyst, U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, DC


Research interests: labor economics, applied econometrics, public policy

 

kfinlay@tulane.edu


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Xian Liu

Xian Liu


Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow

Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Research interests: environmental economics, economics of regulation, and political economics

 

xliu10@tulane.edu

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Cristian Sepulveda

Cristian Sepulveda


Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow

Ph.D. Georgia State University


Research interests: public economics, applied microeconomics, and fiscal federalism

csepulve@tulane.edu

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Heather Tierney

Heather Tierney


Visiting Assistant Professor

Ph.D. University of California, Riverside


Research interests: applied macroeconomics, nonparametric econometrics, time series econometrics, monetary policy

htierne@tulane.edu

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Nina Yin

Nina Yin


Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow

Ph.D. Toulouse School of Economics, Toulouse, France



Research interests: health economics, empirical industrial organization and the economics of innovation and intellectual property

nyin@tulane.edu

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Emeritus faculty

Herman Freudenberger

Herman Freudenberger


Professor Emeritus

Ph.D. Columbia University


Research interests: economic history of Europe (Hapsburg monarchy and Germany), history of work and industrial organization, tax farming

Yutaka Horiba

Yutaka Horiba


Professor Emeritus

Ph.D. Purdue University


Research interests: international trade, regional economics, Japanese economy

yhoriba@tulane.edu

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Staff

Paul Watson

Paul Watson


Executive Secretary

B.S. Tulane University

206 Tilton Hall

504-862-8341

pwatson@tulane.edu

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