Attanasio and Mares appointed to endowed chairs
Orazio Attanasio and Isabela Mares were appointed to endowed professorships.
Attanasio, named as the Cowles Professor of Economics, focuses his research on household consumption, saving, and labor supply behavior; risk sharing; evaluation and design of policies in developing countries; human capital accumulation in developing countries; early years interventions; micro credit; and measurement tools in surveys. Read Attanasio’s announcement.
Mares, appointed as the Arnold Wolfers Professor of Political Science, focuses her research on a range of topics in comparative politics and political economy, including democratization, clientelism and corruption, taxation and fiscal capacity development, and social policy reforms in both developed and developing countries. Read Mares’ announcement.