2024 Keynote Speakers

We are delighted to be hosting the following speakers

Prof. Mariacristina De Nardi

Sargan Lecture

Mariacristina De Nardi is the Thomas Sargent Professor at the University of Minnesota, a Consultant for the Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, a Fellow of the Econometrics Society, and a Faculty Research Fellow of the CEPR and NBER. Her research focuses on savings, wealth inequality, Social Security, health, medical expenses, entrepreneurship, wage and earnings dynamics, and taxation. De Nardi’s research has been published in the Review of Economic Studies, the Journal of Political Economy, the American Economic Review, the Journal of Monetary Economics, the Journal of the Economic European Association, and the Review of Economic Dynamics. Before joining the University of Minnesota in 2019, De Nardi was a senior scholar at the Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, a professor at UCL, a Senior Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, and an Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota. De Nardi received a B.A. from the University of Venice in Italy and a PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago.

Prof. Kevin Hoover

Hahn Lecture

Kevin D. Hoover is Professor of Economics and Philosophy at Duke University.  He was educated at the College of William & Mary, the University of St. Andrews, and Oxford University.  He is the editor of the journal History of Political Economy and a past editor of the Journal of Economic Methodology.  He is past chairman of the International Network for Economic Method and past president of the History of Economics Society.  The author of The New Classical Macroeconomics, the Methodology of Empirical Macroeconomics, Causation in Macroeconomics, Applied Intermediate Macroeconomics, as well as many articles in monetary and macroeconomics, the history of economics, the philosophy of economics, and applied econometrics, his current research addresses causality, causal inference in economics, the history of macroeconomics, and the engagement with economics of the American pragmatist philosopher Charles. S. Peirce.

Prof. Benjamin Moll

Economic Journal Lecture

Benjamin Moll is a Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics. He is a macroeconomist studying how the enormous heterogeneity observed at the micro level, and in particular the large disparities in income and wealth, impact the macro economy and macroeconomic policy. Moll’s work analyzes the macroeconomic and distributional consequences of monetary and fiscal policy as well as disruptions like the Covid-19 pandemic or the European energy crisis. Starting in January 2024, he will be a co-editor of the American Economic Review. Moll holds a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, he is a Fellow of the Econometric Society and the recipient of the Bernácer Prize for best European economist under 40 working in macroeconomics and finance.