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Chair

Mary Olson


Director of graduate studies

John Edwards


Director of undergraduate studies

Alan Barreca




Faculty office hours

Fall 2016

Regular faculty

Jim Alm

James Alm


Professor

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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Antonio Bojanic

Antonio Bojanic


Professor of Practice

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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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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LaPorchia Collins


Professor of Practice

Ph.D. The Ohio State University


Research interests: Community and regional economics; development economics; applied microeconomics

209 Tilton Hall

504-862-8356

lcollin@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


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 and Chair

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


Lawrence M.v.D. Schloss Senior Professor of Practice

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


M.S. Tulane University

 

Research interests: local economic development, economic impacts of special events, and the scholarship of teaching and learning

202 Tilton Hall

504-862-8348

tweiss@tulane.edu

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Visiting faculty



Andrew Balthrop


Visiting Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Georgia State University


Research interests: environmental and natural resource economics, applied microeconomics

201 Tilton Hall

504-865-5320

abalthro@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

206 Tilton Hall

504-865-5321

ashahoya@tulane.edu

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Murphy Institute Postdoctoral Teaching Fellows



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

ggollu@tulane.edu

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Mónica Hernández


Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow

Ph.D. University of Michigan


Research interests: economics of education, development economics, applied microeconomics, labor economics


1555 Poydras St.
Office #712
New Orleans, LA 70112
504-274-3617
mhernan6@tulane.edu

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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



Deanna Allen


Administrative Secretary

B.B.A. Loyola University New Orleans


1555 Poydras St.
Office #703
New Orleans, LA 70112

504) 274-3633
dallen10@tulane.edu

 

Nathan Barrett

Nathan Barrett


Associate Director and 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 #709
New Orleans, LA 70112

(504) 274-3617

nbarret@tulane.edu

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Christian Buerger


Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D. Syracuse University


Research interests: topics in program evaluation, public management, and public finance. His recent projects have examined the impact of charter schools on housing values and district expenditures.

1555 Poydras St.
Office #716
New Orleans, LA 70112

504) 274-3617
cbuerger@tulane.edu
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Briana Diaz


Scientific Research Analyst

B.S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology


1555 Poydras St.
Office #706
New Orleans, LA 70112

504) 274-3617
bdiaz1@tulane.edu

 



Jonathan N. Mills


Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D. University of Arkansas


Research interests: effects of school choice programs on student achievement and non-academic outcomes, as well as the benefits and unintended consequences of college financial aid programs.

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

504) 274-3617

jmills10@tulane.edu

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Frederick Sakon


Scientific Research Analyst

M.S. Florida State University


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

504) 274-3617
fsakon@tulane.edu

 



Sara Slaughter


Communications Manager

M.F.A. Warren Wilson College


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

504) 274-3685
sslaught@tulane.edu

 

Matt Larsen

Lindsay Weixler


Associate Director and 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) 274-3617

lweixler@tulane.edu

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Former faculty



Paula Arce-Trigatti


Ph.D. University of Houston


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

marcetri@tulane.edu

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Michael Bernstein

Michael Bernstein


Ph.D. Yale University


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

 

michael.bernstein@stonybrook.edu

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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


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

 

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


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


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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Myeong-Su Yun


Associate Professor

Ph.D. Rutgers University


Research interests: labor economics, econometrics, public economics

msyun@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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206 Tilton Hall, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 tel 504-865-5321 fax 504-865-5869 pwatson@tulane.edu