Alberto Bisin

Professor of Economics, New York University

Alberto Bisin is Professor of Economics at New York University. He is an Elected Fellow of the Econometric Society. He is also a fellow of the NBER, the Center for Experimental Social Sciences at NYU, IGIER at Bocconi University, CIREQ at the University of Montreal, IZA at the University of Bonn. He is also a member of the Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Global Working Group at the Center for the Economics of Human Development of the University of Chicago. He is Associate Editor of the Journal of Economic Theory, of Economic Theory, and of Research in Economics. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, obtained in 1994. He is founding Editor of and Op-ed contributor for La Repubblica ((Italian daily). His main contributions are in the fields of General Equilibrium Theory, Financial Economics and Macroeconomics, Behavioral Economics, and Social Economics. He is a co-editor of the Handbook of Social Economics.

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Saturday, September 24
2:30-4:30 pm

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