Global Economics & Management

Faculty

The Global Economics and Management faculty engage in innovative research on international issues with the goal of influencing economic policy. Specific areas of focus include the global financial crises, contagion, the Euro-crisis, capital flows, capital controls, U.S. fiscal issues, economic and political developments, and international tax policy.

FULL-TIME FACULTY

Greg Distelhorst

Greg Distelhorst

Behavioral and Policy Sciences

Mitsubishi Career Development Professor in International Management

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Kristin J. Forbes

Kristin J. Forbes

Behavioral and Policy Sciences

Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Professor of Management

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Yasheng Huang

Yasheng Huang

Behavioral and Policy Sciences

Epoch Foundation Professor of International Management

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Simon Johnson

Simon Johnson

Behavioral and Policy Sciences

Ronald A. Kurtz (1954) Professor of Entrepreneurship

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Valerie J. Karplus

Valerie J. Karplus

Behavioral and Policy Sciences

Assistant Professor, Global Economics and Management

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Athanasios Orphanides

Athanasios Orphanides

Behavioral and Policy Sciences

Professor of the Practice, Global Economics and Management

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EMERITUS

Donald Roy Lessard

Donald Roy Lessard

Behavioral and Policy Sciences

Epoch Foundation Professor of International Management, Emeritus

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D Eleanor Westney

D Eleanor Westney

Behavioral and Policy Sciences

Society of Sloan Fellows Professor of International Management

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OTHER ACADEMIC STAFF

Joseph J. Battat

Joseph J. Battat

Behavioral and Policy Sciences

Senior Lecturer, Global Economics and Management

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David Birnbach

David Birnbach

Behavioral and Policy Sciences

Lecturer, Global Economics and Management

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Michael Casey

Michael Casey

Behavioral and Policy Sciences

Senior Lecturer, Global Economics and Management

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John A. Davis

John A. Davis

Senior Lecturer, Family Enterprise Executive Programs

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Gary Gensler

Gary Gensler

Behavioral and Policy Sciences

Senior Lecturer

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John C. Grant

John C. Grant

Behavioral and Policy Sciences

Senior Lecturer, International Action Learning Programs (G-Lab, China/India Lab, GO-Lab)

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Research Centers

Research centers at MIT and MIT Sloan pursue solutions to the world’s most significant challenges. Through collaboration with other top researchers and business leaders, MIT Sloan faculty and students have a powerful impact on leading organizations and on everyday life.

Faculty in the Global Economics and Management Group are affiliated with the following research centers at MIT: