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Panle Barwick

Position title: The Todd E. and Elizabeth H. Warnock Distinguished Chair Professor

Email: pbarwick@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-264-2973

Address:
7422 Social Sciences Building

Panle Jia Barwick is the Todd E. and Elizabeth H. Warnock Distinguished Chair Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her areas of expertise include industrial organization, Chinese economy, environmental and…

Yongheng Deng

Position title: John P. Morgridge Distinguished Chair Professor in Business

Email: yongheng.deng@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-4865

Address:
4110 Grainger Hall

Yongheng Deng is a Professor and the John P. Morgridge Distinguished Chair in Business, Chair of the Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics, and Director of the Global Real Estate Masters Program (GREM),…

Guanming Shi

Position title: Renk Agribusiness Chair

Email: gshi@wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 262-8966

Address:
433 Taylor Hall

Guanming Shi is a professor, the Renk Agribusiness Chair, and the Department Chair of Agricultural and Applied Economics at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. She is a core faculty member of the Initiative for…

Faculty affiliates - UW-Madison

Hengjie Ai

Position title: Robert M. Steiner Chair Professor in Business

Email: hengjie.ai@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-890-3881

Address:
5281 Grainger Hall

Hengjie Ai holds a Ph.D. degree from the Economics Department of the University of Minnesota. He is currently a Professor of Finance at the Wisconsin School of Business, the Robert M. Steiner Chair in Business,…

Menzie Chinn

Position title: Professor of Public Affairs and Economics

Email: mchinn@lafollette.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-7397

Address:
7470 Social Science Building

Menzie D. Chinn is Professor of Public Affairs and Economics at the University of Wisconsin’s Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs. He is a co-editor of the Journal of International Money and Finance.…

Ian Coxhead

Position title: Professor Emeritus

Email: ian.coxhead@wisc.edu

Ian Coxhead is a development economist. His research focuses on problems of globalization, growth, and development, mainly in East and Southeast Asia. He is employed at the Institute of Developing Economies (IDE-JETRO) in Tokyo, Japan…

Sheldon (Xiaodong) Du

Position title: Associate Professor

Email: xdu23@wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 262-0699

Address:
331 Taylor Hall

Xiaodong (Sheldon) Du is an associate professor in the Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, specializing in agricultural and energy economics. His research focuses on understanding production agriculture and its…

Chao Fu

Position title: Professor

Email: cfu@ssc.wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 263-3886

Address:
7464 Social Science Building

Chao Fu is the Mary Claire Aschenbrener Phipps Distinguished Chair in Economics at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Her broad research area is empirical microeconomics that combines economic theories and econometrics tools to study policy relevant…

Corbett Grainger

Position title: Associate Professor

Email: corbett.grainger@wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 262-3651

Address:
412 Taylor Hall

Lu Han

Position title: Nathan F. Brand Chair in Real Estate

Email: lu.han@wisc.edu

Address:
5257 Grainger Hall

Lu Han is the Nathan F. Brand Chair Professor in Real Estate and Urban Economics at the Wisconsin School of Business. Prior to joining the faculty at UW-Madison, Han was a Professor and the Premier’s…

Allen Li

Position title: Michael and Mary Sue Shannon Professor

Email: allen.li@wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 263-4414

Address:
4285 Grainger Hall

Allen Li is the Michael and Mary Sue Shannon Professor and Associate Professor in the department of Operations and Information Management. His research focuses on digital platforms, digital transformation, and the regulation of the digital…

Paolo Martellini

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: martellini@wisc.edu

Address:
8442, Sewell Social Sciences Building

Paolo Martellini is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He joined the Economics Department two years ago after spending one year as a Junior Scholar at the Federal Reserve…

Priya Mukherjee

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: priya.mukherjee@wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 262-8695

Address:
417 Taylor Hall

Priya Mukherjee is a development economist. Her research focuses on governance and institutions, as well as education and health policy, mainly in South and Southeast Asia. She is an assistant professor at the Department of Agricultural…

Dominic Parker

Position title: Professor

Email: dominic.parker@wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 262-8916

Address:
413 Taylor Hall

Daniel Phaneuf

Position title: Henry C. Taylor Professor

Email: dphaneuf@wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 262-4908

Address:
405 Taylor Hall

Laura Schechter

Position title: Anderson-Bascom Professor

Email: lschechter@wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 262-9482

Address:
334 Taylor Hall

Laura Schechter is the Anderson-Bascom Professor in the department of Agricultural and Applied Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is an international development economist whose research lies at the intersection of development economics and…

Chris Timmins

Position title: Professor

Email: ctimmins@wisc.edu

Christopher D. Timmins is a Professor in the Department of Economics at Duke University, with a secondary appointment in Duke’s Nicholas School of the Environment. He holds a BSFS degree from Georgetown University and a…

Dayin Zhang

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: dayin.zhang@wisc.edu

Address:
5261 Grainger Hall

Dayin Zhang joined the Wisconsin School of Business in August 2020 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics. His research interests include financial intermediation, real estate finance, and…

Faculty affiliates - External

Alberto E Brugarolas Salvo

Position title: Associate Professor (National University of Singapore)

Email: albertosalvo@nus.edu.sg

Environmental economist Alberto Salvo is an associate professor, Dean’s Chair, and Deputy Head for Research at the Department of Economics, National University of Singapore (NUS). He holds several appointments across NUS including serving on the…

Shanjun Li

Position title: Kenneth L. Robinson Professor (Cornell University)

Email: sl2448@cornell.edu

Phone: 607.255.1832

Shanjun Li is the Kenneth L. Robinson Professor of Applied Economics and Policy in the S.C. Johnson College of Business at Cornell University. His research areas include environmental and energy economics, urban and transportation economics,…