H.E. Réka Szemerkényi, Ambassador of Hungary to the United States of America

Zoltán Balog, Minister of Human Capacities, Ministry of Human Capacities, Hungary

László Palkovics, Minister of State for Education, Ministry of Human Capacities, Hungary


Dear Ambassador Réka Szemerkényi, Dear Minister Zoltán Balog, Dear State Minister of Education László Palkovics,


We have learned with concern about proposed legislation that would make it impossible or impracticable for the Central European University to continue its operations in Budapest.


We would like to express our admiration for Central European University, which is a leading university in the region, and is well integrated in the broader system of Hungarian and European higher education. We have learned a tremendous amount from, and cooperated productively with, researchers from CEU. We have been fortunate to meet many students who received postgraduate degrees at CEU, after obtaining a world-class basic education in Hungarian -- and other Central and Eastern European -- public universities. CEU’s integration in and cooperation with other academic institutions in the region is fundamental to the success of Hungary.


It would be a sad outcome for the training of students from the region, for academic research in Hungary, and for our own cooperation with Hungarian academics, if the proposed legislation came into force. We therefore ask, respectfully but in the strongest possible terms, that your government withdraw this legislation.



Daron Acemoglu, John Bates Clark Medal recipient, Massachusetts Institute of Technology;

Philippe Aghion, President of the European Economic Association, College de France and London School of Economics;

George A. Akerlof, Nobel Laureate, Georgetown University and University of California, Berkeley (emeritus) ;

Susan Athey, John Bates Clark Medal recipient, Stanford University;

Tim Besley, President of the International Economic Association, London School of Economics;

Raj Chetty, John Bates Clark Medal recipient, Stanford University;

Angus Deaton, Nobel Laureate, Princeton University;

Peter Diamond, Nobel Laureate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology;

Esther Duflo, John Bates Clark Medal recipient, Editor of the American Economic Review, Massachusetts Institute of Technology;

Drew Fudenberg, President of the Econometric Society, Massachusetts Institute of Technology;

Matthew Gentzkow, John Bates Clark Medal recipient, Stanford University;

Lars Hansen, Nobel Laureate, University of Chicago;

Oliver Hart, Nobel Laureate, Harvard University;

Bengt Holmström, Nobel Laureate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology;

Finn E. Kydland, Nobel Laureate, University of California, Santa Barbara;

Eric Maskin, Nobel Laureate, Harvard University;

Robert C. Merton, Nobel Laureate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University;

Roger Myerson, Nobel Laureate, University of Chicago;

John Polanyi, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, University of Toronto;

Edward C. Prescott, Nobel Laureate, Arizona State University;

Matthew Rabin, John Bates Clark medal recipient, Harvard University;

Alvin E. Roth, Nobel Laureate, President of the American Economic Association, Stanford University;

Emmanuel Saez, John Bates Clark Medal recipient, University of California, Berkeley;

Thomas J. Sargent, Nobel Laureate, New York University;

Robert Shiller, Nobel Laureate, Yale University;

Christopher A. Sims, Nobel Laureate, Princeton University;

Robert Solow, Nobel Laureate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (emeritus);

A. Michael Spence, Nobel Laureate, Stanford University;

Jason Abrevaya, The University of Texas at Austin;

John Ahlquist, University of California, San Diego;

Toke Aidt, University of Cambridge, UK;

Mitra Akhtari, Harvard;

Alex Albright, Harvard University;

Ana Albuquerque, Boston University;

Rui Albuquerque, Boston College ;

S. Nageeb Ali, Pennsylvania State University;

Anna Dreber Almenberg, Stockholm School of Economics;

Davide Alonzo, University of British Columbia;

Matteo Alpino, University of Oslo;

Adam Altmejd, Stockholm School of Economics and Harvard University;

Attila Ambrus, Duke University;

Francesco Amodio, McGill University;

Christiana Anaxagorou, University of Sheffield;

Dana Andersen, University of Alberta;

Robert Anderson, University of California, Berkeley;

Marianne Andries, Toulouse School of Economics;

Ben Ansell, University of Oxford;

Gabor Antal, McDaniel College Budapest;

Pol Antras, Harvard University;

Thomas Apolte , Center for Interdisciplinary Economics,  University of Münster;

Cristina Arellano, University of Minnesota;

Rossella Argenziano, University of Essex;

Nicholas Argyres, Washington University in St. Louis;

Aries Arugay, Department of Political Science, University of the Philippines-Diliman;

Zareh Asatryan, ZEW Mannheim;

Vladimir Asriyan, CREI, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, and Barcelona GSE;

Emmanuelle Auriol, Toulouse School of Economics;

Jean-Paul Azam, Toulouse School of Economics;

Blankart Charles B., Humnboldt Universoty Berlin;

Christoph Badelt, Austrian Institute for Economic Research and WU, Vienna University of Economics and Business;

Lee Badgett , Univ of Massachusetts Amherst ;

Robert J. Barro, an economist of Hungarian ancestry, Harvard University;

Lieven Baele, Tilburg University;

Margarita M. Balmaceda, Seton Hall University;

Oriana Bandiera, London School of Economics;

Abhijit Banerjee, Massachusetts Institute of Technology;

Pranab Bardhan, University of California, Berkeley;

Stefan Bargheer, UCLA;

Francesca Barigozzi, University of Bologna;

Scott Barrett, Columbia University;

Robert J. Barro, Harvard University;

Rainer Bartel, Johannes Kepler Universität Linz;

Atin Basuchoudhary, Dept. of Economics and Business, VMI;

Michal Bauer, CERGE-EI;

Patrick Bayer, Duke University;

Marco Becht, Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management;

Charles M. Becker, Duke University;

Arnold Patrick Behrer, Harvard University;

Christopher Behrer, National Bureau of Economic Research;

Christian Bellak, WU Wien;

Filippo Belloc, University of Chieti-Pescara ;

Pierpaolo Benigno, LUISS Guido Carli;

Hamza Bennani, Université Paris Nanterre;

Youssef Benzarti, University of California, Los Angeles;

Pablo Beramendi, Duke University;

Ulrich Berger, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business;

Savannah Bergquist, Harvard University;

John Beshears, Harvard Business School;

Wolfgang Bessler, Justus-Liebig University Giessen, Germany;

Luca Bettarelli, College of Europe;

Hannes Bezzel, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena;

Saki Bigio, Ucla;

Pietro Biroli, University of Zurich;

Alberto Bisin, New York University;

Olivier Blanchard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (emeritus);

Joaquin Blaum, Brown University;

Szabolcs Blazsek, Universidad Francisco Marroquin;

Sebastian Blesse, ZEW Mannheim;

Andrew Blick, King's College London;

Richard Bluhm, Leibniz University Hannover;

Richard Blundell, University College London;

Simon Board, University of California, Los Angeles;

Matteo Bobba, Toulouse School of Economics;

Cristina Bodea, Michigan State University;

Andriy Bodnaruk, University of Illinois at Chicago;

Johannes Boehm, Institut d'études politiques de Paris (Sciences Po);

René Böheim, WU University of Economics and Business Vienna;

Esther Boler, Imperial College Business School;

Valentin Bolotnyy, Harvard University;

Patrick Bolton, Columbia University;

Alessandra Bonfiglioli, Universitat Pompeu Fabra;

Ekaterina Borisova, National Research University Higher School of Economics;

Kirill Borusyak, Harvard University;

Alina Botezat, Romanian Academy;

Renaud Bourlès , Aix-Marseille School of Economics;

Samuel Bowles, Santa Fe Institute;

Michel Le Breton, Institut Universitaire de France and Toulouse School of Economics;

Fritz Breuss, WU Vienna;

Emily Breza, Harvard University;

Søren Bundgaard Brøgger, Copenhagen Business School;

Fernando Broner, CREI, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, and Barcelona GSE;

Michael Brottrager, Vienna University of Business and Economics;

Clair Brown, University of California, Berkeley;

Christian Brownlees, Universitat Pompeu Fabra;

Gillian Brunet, University of California, Berkeley;

Johann Brunner, Johannes Kepler University Linz;

Markus Brunnermeier, Princeton University;

Reiner Buchegger, Johannes Kepler University Linz;

Sebastian Buhai, Stockholm University;

Pawel Bukowski, London School of Economics and Political Science;

Sarita Bunsupha, Harvard University;

Craig Burnside, Duke University;

Jeffrey Butler, Louisiana State University;

Antonio Cabrales, University College London;

Bruce Caldwell, Duke University;

Michael Callen, UC San Diego;

Caterina Calsamiglia, CEMFI, Madrid;

Thomas CALVO, Université Paris-Daupine (DIAL);

Giacomo Calzolari, University of Bologna, Department of Economics;

Andrea Camilli, Stockholm School of Economics;


Filipe Campante , Harvard University ;

Ian W. Campbell, University of California-Davis;

John Y. Campbell, Harvard University;

John Y. Campbell, Harvard University;

R. Canal-Bruland, Friedrich Schiller University Jena;

Estelle Cantillon, Université Libre de Bruxelles;

Erik Canton, European Commission;

Davide Cantoni, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich;

Bruno Caprettini, University of Zurich;

Wendy Carlin, University College London;

James Caron, SOAS University of London;

ELIAS CARRONI, Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna (Italy);

Vasco Carvalho, Cambridge University;

Johann Cas, Institute of Technology Assessment, Austrian Academy of Sciences;

Micael Castanheira, Fonds National de la Recherche Scientifique, Belgium;

Claudia Cerrone, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods;

Ananya Chakravarti, Georgetown University;

Gary Chamberlain, Harvard University;

Arun Chandrasekhar, Stanford University;

V V Chari, University of Minnesota;

Shoumitro Chatterjee, Princeton University;

Mayuri Chaturved , University of California Irvine ;

Victor Chernozhukov, Massachusetts Institute of Technology;

Andrew Chesher, University College London;

Olga Chiappinelli, DIW Berlin;

Aimee Chin, University of Houston;

Moya Chin, Harvard University;

Thummim Cho, Harvard University;

Gabriel Chodorow-Reich, Harvard University;

Bontemps Christian, Toulouse School of Economics;

Gianmarco Leon Ciliotta, Universitat Pompeu Fabra;

Gerhard Clemenz, University of Vienna;

David Clingingsmith, Case Western Reserve University;

Alex Clymo, University of Essex;

Jonathan Cohen, National Bureau of Economic Research;

Henry Cohn, Microsoft Research and Massachusetts Institute of Technology;

Allan Collard-Wexler, Duke University;

Roger D. Congleton, West Virginia University;

Gabriella Conti, University College London ;

Thomas Cornwall, University of British Columbia;

Nicolás Corona-Juárez , Universidad de las Américas Puebla ;

Joao Correia-da-Silva, University of Porto;

Marcella Corsi, Sapienza University of Rome;

Kerem Cosar, University of Virginia;

Dora Costa, University of California, Los Angeles;

Steven Craig, University of Houston;

Roger Craine, University of California, Berkeley;

Claude Crampes, Toulouse School of Economics;

Jacques Crémer, Toulouse School of Economics;

J. Kevin Crocker, University of Massachusetts;

Xavier Cuadras-Morató, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona);

Jesus Crespo Cuaresma, Vienna University of Economics and Business;

German Cubas, University of Houston;

Zane Cunska, SSERiga;

David Cutler, Harvard University;

Anita Dancs, Western New England University;

Gianmarco Daniele, University of Barcelona;

Oren Danieli, Harvrad;

Shany Danieli, Yale University;

Andras Danis, Georgia Institute of Technology;

Alexander M. Danzer, KU Eichstaett-Ingolstadt;

Amil Dasgupta, London School of Economics;

Guillaume Daudin, Université Paris-Dauphine;

Donald R. Davis, Department of Economics, Columbia University;

David De-Meza, London School of Economics;

Paul DeBell, Fort Lewis College;

Davide Debortoli, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, CREI and Barcelona GSE;

Dagomar Degroot, Georgetown University;

Hans Degryse, KU Leuven;

Stefano DellaVigna, UC Berkeley;

J. Bradford DeLong, University of California, Berkeley;

Wouter Dessein, Columbia University;

Matthias Diermeier, Cologne Institute for Economic Research;

Valentina Dimitrova-Grajzl, Virginia Military Institute;

Rafael Dix-Carneiro, Duke University;

Marina Dodlova, University of Passau;

Matthias Doepke, Northwestern University;

Craig Doidge, University of Toronto;

Juan Dolado, European University Institute;

David Domeij, Stockholm School of Economics;

Julian Donaubauer, Helmut Schmidt University;

Gernot Peter Doppelhofer, Norwegian School of Economics;

Philipp Dörrenberg, ZEW;

Chris (Hristos) Doucouliagos, Deakin University;

Laura Doval, Yale University, Cowles Foundation;

Axel Dreher, Heidelberg University, Germany;

Mauricio Drelichman, The University of British Columbia;

Joost Driessen, Tilburg University;

Marcus Drometer, LMU Munich / ifo Institute;

Mikhail Drugov, New Economic School;

Arin Dube, University of Massachusetts Amherst;

Subhasish Dugar, University of Utah;

Pascaline Dupas, Stanford University;

RUben Durante, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Sciences Po;

Steven Durlauf, University of Wisconsin;

Jonathan Eastwood, Washington and Lee University;

Jonathan Eaton, Pennsylvania State University;

Richard Eckaus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (emeritus);

Florian Ederer, Yale University;

Aaron S. Edlin, University of California, Berkeley;

Karin Edmark, Stockholm University;

Jan Eeckhout, UCL and UPF ;

Vera Eichenauer, ETH Zurich;

Liran Einav, Stanford University;

Tore Ellingsen, Stockholm School of Economics;

Graham Elliott, University of California, San DIego;

Matt Elliott, California Institute of Technology and Cambridge University;

Martin Ellison, University of Oxford;

Jeffrey Ely, Northwestern University;

Ruben Enikolopov, Universtitat Pompeu Fabra;

Benjamin Enke, Harvard University;

Gerald Epstein, University of Massachusetts Amherst;

Keith Marzilli Ericson, Boston University, Questrom School of Business;

Federico Esposito, Tufts University;

Constanca Esteves-Sorenson, Yale University;

Ozgur Evren, New Economic School;

Christine Exley, Harvard Business School;

Erik Eyster, London School of Economics;

Matthias Fahn, LMU Munich;

Armin Falk, University of Bonn;

Adam Farago, University of Gothenburg;

Etienne Farvaque, Université de Lille;

Lars P. Feld, Walter Eucken Institut, University of Freiburg, Member of the German Council of Economic Experts;

Leonardo Felli, London School of Economics;

Jesús Fernández-Villaverde, University of Pennsylvania;

Simona Ferraro, Tallinn University of Technology;

Mario Ferrero, University of Eastern Piedmont (ITALY);

Jan Fidrmuc, Brunel University;

Jarko Fidrmuc, Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen, Germany ;

Nadia Fiorino, University of L'Aquila -Italy;

Matthias Firgo, Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO);

Christian Fischer, University of Bayreuth, Germany;

Greg Fischer, London School of Economics;

Gregory M. Fischer, London School of Economics;

Chris Florackis, University of Liverpool;

Manuel Foerster, University of Hamburg;

Christian Fons-Rosen, Universitat Pompeu Fabra;

João Alfredo Galindo da Fonseca, University of British Columbia;

Jeremy Fox, Rice University;

Alastair Fraser, University of British Columbia;

Eleonora Freddi, Stockholm School of Economics;

Eric French, University College London;

Bruno S. Frey, University of Basel;

Andreas Freytag, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, University of Stellenbosch;

Guido Friebel, Goethe University Frankfurt;

Gerald Friedman, University of Massachusetts at Amherst;

Willa Friedman, University of Houston;

Michael Fritsch, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany;

Torsten Fritz, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena;

Andreas Fuchs, Heidelberg University;

Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln, Goether Universitat Frankfurt;

Peter Fuleky, University of Hawaii;

Andras Fulop, ESSEC Business School;

Xavier Gabaix, Harvard;

Hubert Gabrisch, Wiesbaden Institute for Law and Economics;

Zoltán Gál, MTA KRTK, Kaposvári Egyetem;

Andrea Galeotti, European University Institute;

Jordi Gali, CREI, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Barcelona GSE;

Simon Galle, BI - Norwegian Business School;

Gino Gancia, CREI and Barcelona GSE;

Ina Ganguli, University of Massachusetts Amherst;

Daniel Garcia, University of Vienna;

Manuel García-Santana, UPF, BGSE, and CEPR;

Robert Garlick, Duke University;

Daniel Garrett, Toulouse School of Economics;

Emanuel Gasteiger, Freie Universität Berlin;

Nicolas Gavoille, Stockholm School of Economics in Riga;

Scott Gehlbach, University of Wisconsin–Madison;

Kai Gehring, University of Zurich ;

Siddharth George, Harvard University;

Mike Geppert, Friedrich Schiller University Jena;

Francois Gerard, Columbia University;

Lena Gerling, University of Muenster (Germany);

Claes P. Gernandt, Stockholm School of Economics (1969);

Michael Getzner, Vienna University of Technology;

Richard J. Gilbert, University of California, Berkeley;

Véronique Gille , DIAL, IRD (French National Research Institute for Sustainable Development);

Victor Ginsburgh, Université Libre de Bruxelles;

Giacomo De Giorgi, GSEM-University of Geneva and ICREA/MOVE, BGSE, UAB;

Julian di Giovanni, Universitat Pompeu Fabra;

Francesco Giovannoni, University of Bristol;

Victoire Girard, Univ. Orléans;

Daniele Girardi, University of Massachusetts Amherst;

Paola Giuliano, University of California, Los Angeles;

Albrecht Glitz, Universitat Pompeu Fabra;

Gunes Gokmen, New Economic School;

Christian Gollier, Toulouse School of Economics;

Anna von der Goltz, Georgetown University;

Ben Golub, Harvard University;

Renato Gomes, Toulouse School of Economics;

Coral Gonzalez, Vancouver School of Economics, UBC;

Libertad González, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Barcelona GSE;

César González-Cantón, CUNEF;

Yuriy Gorodnichenko, University of California, Berkeley;

Alonso de Gortari, Harvard University;

Piero Gottardi, European University Institute;

Joshua Gottlieb, University of British Columbia;

Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas, University of California, Berkeley;

Sanjeev Goyal, Cambridge University;

Thomas Grandner, Vienna University of Economics and Business;

Gabriele Gratton, UNSW Sydney;

Edward J. Green, Pennsylvania State University;

Jerry R. Green, Harvard University;

Enrico Di Gregorio, Harvard University;

Amanda Melina Grittner, Duke University ;

Martin Groiss, Vienna University of Economics and Business;

Max Groneck, Stockholm School of Economics;

Daniel P. Gross, Harvard Business School;


Michael D. Grubb, Boston College;

Johannes Gruber, Federal Competition Authority Austria;

Antonio Guarino , UCL;

Sergejs Gubins, Certus Think Tank;

Paola Guglielmotti, Università di Genova;

Erich Gundlach, Universität Hamburg;

Jerg Gutmann, University of Hamburg;

Martin Guzman, Columbia University Business School;

Mylene De Guzman, University of the Philippines - Diliman;

Attila Gyetvai, Duke University;

Jakob de Haan, University of groningen;

Wouter J. Den Haan, London School of Economics;

Christian Haefke, New York University, Abu Dhabi;

Nima Haghpanah,  Penn State University;

Christa Hainz, ifo Institute;

Hendrik Hakenes, University of Bonn;

Marina Halac, Columbia University and University of Warwick;

Tobias Haller, University of Innsbruck;

Hardy Hanappi, University of Technology Vienna;

Ben Handel, University of California, Berkeley;

Rema Hanna, Harvard University;

Emma Harrington, Harvard University ;

Ronald Hartwig, Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies;

Justus Haucap, DICE, University of Düsseldorf;

Robert Haveman, University of Wisconsin-Madison;

Adhurim Haxhimusa, Vienna University of Economics and Business;

Bernd Hayo, University of Marburg;

Ulrich Hege, Toulouse School of Economics;

Paul Heidhues, DICE;

Friedrich Heinemann, ZEW Mannheim, University of Heidelberg;

Helena Helfer, University of Muenster;

Christian Hellwig, Toulouse School of Economics;

Elhanan Helpman, Harvard University;

Igal Hendel, Northwestern University;

Marc Henry, The Pennsylvania State University;

Benjamin E. Hermalin, University of California, Berkeley;

Holger Herz, University of Fribourg;

Zohal Hessami, University of Konstanz ;

Nathaniel G. Hilger, Brown University;

Andrew Hillis, Harvard University;

Keisuke Hirano, Pennsylvania State University;

Jonas Hjort, Columbia University;

Marek Hlavac, Harvard University;

Helmut Hofer, IHS Vienna;

Benjamin Holcblat, University of Luxembourg;

Alisha C. Holland, Princeton University;

Manfred J. Holler, University of Hamburg;

James Hollyer, University of Minnesota;

Thomas J. Holmes, University of Minnesota;

Daniel Hörcher, Imperial College London;

Johannes Hörner, Yale University;

Hedvig Horvath, University College London -- Institute of Education;

Krisztina Horvath, Boston College;

Peter Horvath, Duke University;

Roman Horvath, Charles University;

Bálint Horváth, University of Bristol;

Alex Hsu, Georgia Institute of Technology;

Yu-Chin Hsu, Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica;

Martin Hulényi, Institute of Strategy and Analysis;

Jennifer Hunt, Rutgers University;

P. Lelio Iapadre, University of L'Aquila;

Marcela Ibanez, University of Goettingen ;

Cosmin Ilut, Duke University;

Alex Imas, Carnegie Mellon University;

Felicia Ionescu, Federal Reserve Board;

Wolfgang Irgl, Dr. Irgl Corporate Finance Consulting, Wien;

Sergei Izmalkov, New Economic School;

Matthew O. Jackson, Stanford University;

louis jaeck, united arab emirates university;

Simon Jäger, Institute on Behavior and Inequality (briq) and MIT;

Markus Jantti, University of Helsinki;

Beata Javorcik, University of Oxford;

Artyom Jelnov, Ariel University;

Colin Jennings, Kings College London;

Doh Shin Jeon, Toulouse School of Economics;

Byeongju Jeong, CERGE-EI;

Vahagn Jerbashian, University of Barcelona;

Magnus Johannesson, Stockholm School of Economics;

Johannes Johnen, Université catholique de Louvain and CORE;

Richard Jong-A-Pin, University of Groningen;

Reka Juhasz, Columbia University;


Stepan Jurajda, CERGE-EI;

Leo Kaas, University of Konstanz;

Rainer Kaltenbrunner, Federal Competition Authority;

Marek Kapicka, CERGE-EI;

Lennart Kaplan, Georg-August University of Goettingen;

Leyla D. Karakas, Syracuse University;

Shachar Kariv, University of California, Berkeley;

Dean Karlan, Yale University;

G. Andrew Karolyi, Cornell University;

Hiroyuki Kasahara, University of British Columbia;

Jakub Kastl, Princeton University;

Maximilian Kasy, Department of Economics, Harvard University;

Ariko Kato, Nagoya University of Foreign Studies, Japan;

Zsolt Katona, UC Berkeley;

Barbara G. Katz, New York University (emerita);

Robert Kaufman , Rutgers University;

Ilpo Kauppinen, VATT Institute for Economic Research;

Patrick Kehoe, University of Minnesota;

Timothy J. Kehoe, University of Minnesota;

Kim Leonie Kellermann, University of Münster;

Grace Kelly, University College Dublin;

Christian Keuschnigg, University of St. Gallen;

Urmee Khan, University of California, Riverside;

Stanislav Khrapov, New Economic School;

Soohun Kim, Georgia Institute of Technology;

Tae Hoon Kim, Duke University;

Helen M. Kinsella, Wisconsin-Madison;

Georg Kirchsteiger, ECARES, Universite libre de Bruxelles;

Krisztina Kis-Katos, University of Göttingen;

Nobu Kiyotaki, Princeton University;

Nobuhiro Kiyotaki, Princeton University;

Stephan Klasen, University of Göttingen, Germany;

Małgorzata Kłobuszewska, University of Warsaw;

Valentin Klotzbücher, Bocconi University;

Raymond Kluender, Massachusetts Institute of Technology;

Margaryta Klymak, Trinity College Dublin;

Caleb Koch, ETH Zürich;

Anna Kochanova , Max Plank Institute ;

Georgi Kocharkov, University of Konstanz;

Kate Maxwell Koegel, Duke University;

Sebastian Koehler, University of Konstanz and London School of Economics;

Christoph Koenig, University of Bristol;

Robert KOLLMANN, European Centre for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES), Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium);

Julian Kolm, WU Wien;

Edward Kong, Harvard University; NBER;

Petr Korab, Mendel University in Brno;

Christos Kotsogiannis, University of Exeter;

Antonios Marios Koumpias, Georgia State University;

Olga Kozlova, Duke University;

Lisa A. Kramer, University of Toronto;

Rachel Kranton, Duke University;

Kurt Kratena, Centre of Economic Scenario Analysis and Research (CESAR);

Noemi Kreif, Centre of Health Economics, University of York;

Christian Krekel, London School of Economics and Political Science, Paris School of Economics;

Michael Kremer, Harvard university;

Tommy Krieger, University of Konstanz;

Kala Krishna, Penn State;

Tamás Krisztin, International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA);

Dmitry V. Krutikov, New Economic School;

Michael Kuhn, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna Institute of Demography;

Robert M. Kunst, University of Vienna;

Timur Kuran, Duke University;

Heinz D. Kurz, Graz Schumpeter Centre, University of Graz, 8010 Graz, Austria;

David Laibson, Harvard University;

Stefan Lamp, Toulouse School of Economics;

Camille Landais, London School of Economics;

Xavier Landes, Stockholm School of Economics in Riga;

Michael Landesmann, The Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies (wiiw);

Erick D. Langer, Georgetown University;

Julian Langer, University of Zurich;

Mehrene Larudee, Hampshire College;

Timothy Layton, Harvard University;

Olga Lazareva, Higher School of Economics, Moscow;

Nadiia Lazhevska, Stockholm School of Economics;

Julian Le Grand, London School of Economics;

Adrienne LeBas, American University;

Gabriel Lee, University of Regensburg;

Sang Yoon (Tim) Lee, Toulouse School of Economics;

Eric M Leeper, Indiana University;

Patrick Legros, Université libre de Bruxelles and Northeastern University;

Thomas Lemieux, University of British Columbia;

Natalia Levenko, Tallinn University of Technology;

David K. Levine, Washington University in St. Louis;

Daniel Lewis, Harvard University;

Tracy R. Lewis, Duke University;

Fei Li, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill;

Shengwu Li, Harvard University, Society of Fellows;

Ulf von Lilienfeld-Toal, University of Luxembourg;

Frina Lin, Harvard University;

Peter Lindgren, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden;

Attila Lindner, University College London;

Keena Lipsitz, Queens College;

Chauvet Lisa, Institut de rechercher pour le développement;

Zachary Liscow, Yale University;

Jeremy Lise, University of Minnesota;

John List, University of Chicago;

Julia Litofcenko, Vienna University of Economics and Science;

Elaine Liu, University of Houston;

Jiayi Liu, The University of British Columbia;

Aniol Llorente-Saguer, Queen Mary University of London;

Ted Loch-Temzelides, Rice University;

Antoine Loeper, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid;

George Loewenstein, Carnegie Mellon University;

Igor Lončarski, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Economics;

Gyoengyi Loranth, University of Vienna;

Guido Lorenzoni, Northwestern University;

Simon Loretz, Institute for Advanced Studies;

brian lucey, Trinity College Dublin;

Gabor Lugosi, Pompeu Fabra University;

Christian Lukas, Friedrich Schiller University Jena;

Vitor Farinha Luz, University of British Columbia;

Paul Maarek, University of Cergy-Pontoise;

Rocco Macchiavello, London School of Economics and Political Sciences;

Mario Macis, Johns Hopkins University;

Kristof Madarasz, LSE;

Nicole Maestas, Harvard University;

Thierry Magnac, Toulouse School of Economics;

Vikram Maheshri, University of Houston;

Bernhard Mahlberg, Institute for Industrial Research;

George Mailath, University of Pennsylvania;

Ulrike Malmendier, University of California, Berkeley;

Tomas Maltby, King's College London;

Martina Mampieri, University of "Roma Tre" - University of Hamburg;

Miriam Manchin, University College London;

Ester Manna, Universitat de Barcelona;

Kalina Manova, University of Oxford;

Marco Mantovani, University of Milan Bicocca;

Silvia Marchesi , University of Milano Bicocca ;

Dalia Marin, Universitaet Muenchen, Germany;

Mercier Marion, Université catholique de Louvain;

Stefan Marth, Vienna University of Economics;

Marta Troya Martinez, New Economic School and Toulouse School of Economics;

Andreu Mas-Colell, Pompeu Fabra University;

Filip Matejka , CERGE-EI;

Andrea Matranga, New Economics School;

Andrea Mattozzi, European University Institute;

Vladimir Matveenko, National Research University Higher School of Economics;

Eunate MAYOR, Toulouse School of Economics;

Luca Mazzone, Swiss Finance Institute, University of Zurich;

David McAdams, Duke University;

Jamie McCasland, University of British Columbia;

Ellen McGrattan, University of Minnesota;

Andy McKay, University of Sussex;

John R. McNeill, Georgetown University;

Nour Meddahi, Toulouse School of Economics;

Zsombor Zoltán Méder, Singapore University of Technology and Design;

Antonio Mele, University of Surrey, United Kingdom;

Marc Melitz, Harvard University;

Mariapia Mendola, Università di Milano Bicocca;

Pierre-Guillaume Méon, Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB);

Jaakko Meriläinen, IIES, Stockholm University;

Luca Merlino, Paris 1-Sorbonne University;

Moritz Meyer-ter-Vehn, University of California, Los Angeles;

Guy Michaels, London School of Economics;

Matyas Michaletzky, BUESPA (Corvinus University);

Stephan Michel, Universität Hamburg ;

Fabio Michelucci, CERGE-EI;

Svante Midander, Stockholm School of Economics;

Luciana Migliore, University of Rome Tor Vergata;

Edward Miguel, University of California, Berkeley;

Kevin Milligan, University of British Columbia;

Giordano Mion, University of Sussex, UK;

Antonio Miralles, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona;

Elizabeth Mishkin, Harvard University ;


Aruni Mitra, University of British Columbia;

Thomas Mitterling, WU Vienna;

Mushfiq Mobarak, Yale University;

Markus Mobius, Microsoft Research and University of Michigan;

Espen Rasmus Moen, Norwegian Business School;

Marco Le Moglie, Bocconi university;

Elin Molin, Stockholm School of Economics;

Alejandro Molnar, Vanderbilt University;

Timea Laura Molnar, University of British Columbia;

Krisztina Molnár, Norwegian School of Economics;

John Mondragon, Northwestern University;

Enrico Moretti, University of California, Berkeley;

Stephen Morris, Princeton University;

Arieda Muço, Stockholm School of Economics;

Philippe Mueller, London School of Economics ;

Ronit Mukherji, University of British Columbia;

Angelika Müller, Heidelberg University, Germany;

Michèle Müller-Itten, University of Notre-Dame;

Michael Munger, Duke University, Political Science, Box 90204;

Darla Munroe, Ohio State University;

Agatha Murgoci, Aarhus University;

Takeshi Murooka, Osaka School of International Public Policy, Osaka University;

Rosemarie Nagel , ICREA-UPF-BGSE;

Dávid Krisztián Nagy, CREI;

Nouri Najjar, University of British Columbia;

Alina Nastasoiu, McMaster University, Canada;

Zvika Neeman, tel aviv university;

Manfred Nermuth, University of Vienna;

Klaus Neusser, University of Bern;

Adlai Newson, University of British Columbia;

Giovanna Nicodano, Collegio Carlo Alberto and ESOMAS, UNiversity of Turin;

Legrand Nicolas, Toulouse School of Economics;

Andras Niedermayer, University of Mannheim;

Till Nikolka, ifo Institute;

Plamen Nikolov, State University of New York;

Björn Nilsson, Université Paris-Dauphine;

Elisabeth Nindl, Austrian Economic Chambers;

Emily Nix, US C Marshall;

Volker Nocke, Universitat Mannheim and University of California, Los Angeles;

Chiara Dalle Nogare, University of Brescia, Italy;

Guillermo Noguera, University of Warwick;

Hans-Theo Normann, Heinrich-Heine University Dusseldorf;

Matthew J. Notowidigdo, Northwestern University;

Prof. Dr. Ewald Nowotny, Austrian Central Bank;

Nathan Nunn, Harvard University;

Gabor Nyeki, Duke University;

Brendan O'Flaherty, Columbia University;

Ichiro Obara, University of California, Los Angeles;

Harald Oberhofer, Vienna University of Economics and Business;

Ezequiel González Ocantos, University of Oxford ;

Rin Odawara, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies;

Lee E. Ohanian, University of California, Los Angeles;

Mariann Ollar, University of Gronibgen;

Morten Olsen, University of Copenhagen;

Wojciech Olszewski, Northwestern University;

Luca David Opromolla, Banco de Portugal;

Gerhard Orosel, University of Vienna ;

Ariel Ortiz-Bobea, Cornell University;

Pietro Ortoleva, Columbia University;

Aniko Öry, Yale School of Management;

Margit Osterloh, University of Basel;

Gianmarco Ottaviano, London School of Economics and University of Bologna;

Alessia Paccagnini, University College Dublin;

Wojtek Paczos, Cardiff University;

Fabio Padovano , Condorcet Center for Political Economiques -University Rennes1;

Anete Pajuste, Stockholm School of Economics (Riga);

Ariel Pakes, Harvard University;

Martin Paldam, Department of economics and Business, Aarhus, Denmark  ;

Gerhard Palme, ehemals WIFO;

Elena Paltseva, SITE, Stockholm School of Economics ;

Radek Paluszynski, University of Houston;

Jutong Pan, University of British Columbia;

Romans Pancs, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México;

Rohini Pande, Harvard University;

Fausto Panunzi, Bocconi University;

Tamas K. Papp, Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna;

In-Uck Park, University of Bristol;

Luigi Pascali, Pompeu Fabra University ;

Aureo De Paula, University College London;

Katy Pearce, University of Washington ;

Simone Pellegrino, University of Torino;

Julien Penasse, University of Luxembourg;

Michael Peneder, Austrian Institute of Economic Research;

Antonio Penta, University of Wisconsin-Madison;

Ricardo Perez-Truglia, University of California, Los Angeles;

Jesse Perla, University of British Columbia;

Vida Peter, Université de Cergy-Pontoise;

Maria Petrova, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona GSE, and New Economic School;

Massimiliano Piacenza, University of Torino (ITALY);

Jörn-Steffen Pischke, London School of Economics;

Csaba Gabor Pogonyi, Imperial College London;

Thomas Harrison Polley, Duke University;

Giacomo A. M. Ponzetto, CREI and Universitat Pompeu Fabra;

Sergey V. Popov, Queen's University Belfast;

Maria Popova, McGill University;

Olga Popova, Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies, Germany;

Robert Porter, Northwestern University;

Franck Portier, Toulouse School of Economics;

Clemens Possnig, University of British Columbia;

Sébastien Pouget, Toulouse School of Economics;

Panu Poutvaara, University of Munich and Ifo Institute;

Demian Pouzo, University of California, Berkeley;

Drazen Prelec, MIT;

Tamara Premrov, University of Economics and Business Vienna;

Ian Preston, University College London;

Klaus Prettner, University of Hohenheim;

Dániel Prinz, Harvard University;

Paola Profeta, Bocconi University;

Jens Prüfer, Tilburg University;

Daria Pus, University of Texas at Austin;

Katrin Rabitsch, Vienna University of Economics and Business ;

Gregor Rabong, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien;

Marc Raffinot, Université Paris Dauphine;

Jesper Rangvid, Copenhagen Business School;

Gautam Rao, Harvard University;

Veronica Rappoport, London School of Economics;

Imran Rasul, University College London;

Melinda Ratkai, Universidad de Málaga;

Morten O. Ravn, University College London;

John Van Reenen, MIT;

Saverio Regasto, Dip. di Giurisprudenza - Università degli Studi di Brescia;

Michael Reich, University of California, Berkeley;

Gerhard Reiner, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf ;

Yaniv Reingewertz, University of Haifa;

Michael Reiter, Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna;

Gabor Rekettye, University of Pécs;

David De Remer, Northeastern University;

Thijs van Rens, University of Warwick;

vincent REQUILLART, Toulouse School of Economics ;

Marta Reynal-Querol, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Department of Economics;

Nils Ringe, University of Wisconsin-Madison;

Regina T. Riphahn, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg;

Jean-Marc Robin , Sciences Po;

jean charles rochet, university of Zurich;

Andres Rodriguez-Clare, University of California, Berkeley;

Dani Rodrik, Harvard University;

Kenneth Rogoff, Harvard University;

Nikita Roketskiy, University College London;

Gerard Roland, University of California, Berkeley;

Roberto De Rosa, University of Viterbo "La Tuscia";

Antonio Rosato, University of Technology Sydney;

Peter Rosner, University of Vienna;

Klaus Rothermund, FSU Jena;

Alexandra Rudolph, Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik  (DIE);

Hector Gutierrez Rufrancos, University of Sussex;

Ivan Sablin, Higher School of Economics, Saint Petersburg ;

Dominik Sachs, European University Institute;

Clémentine Sadania, Aix-Marseille University;

Philipp Sadowski, Duke University;

Raffaella Sadun, Harvard ;

Salwan Saif, FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg;

Zuzana Sakova, self-employed psychotherapist;

Jozsef Sakovics, University of Edinburgh;

Bernard Salanie, Department of Economics, Columbia University;

Mohamed Saleh, Toulouse School of Economics;

Larry Samuelson, Yale University;

Santiago Sanchez-Pages, King's College London;

László Sándor, Luxembourg School of Finance;

Gabriella Santangelo, University of Cambridge;

Heather Sarsons, Harvard University;

Andrei Savochkin, New Economic School;

Edouard Schaal, Universitat Pompeu Fabra;

Guido K. Schaefer, WU Vienna, Department of Economics;

Frederic Schaffer, University of Massachusetts Amherst;

Paul Schaudt, Leibniz University Hannover;

Jose A. Scheinkman, Columbia University and Member US National Academy of Sciences;

Frank Schilbach, Massachusetts Institute of Technology;

Stefan Schiman, Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO);

Bernhard Schmidpeter, University of Essex;

Tobias Schmidt, Stanford University;

Johannes Schmieder, Boston University;

Armin Schmutzler, University of Zurich;

Monika Schnitzer, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich;

Heather Schofield, University of Pennsylvania;

Nathalie Scholl, University of Göttingen;

Margit Schratzenstaller , Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO);

Thomas Schwab, ZEW Mannheim;

Gregory Schwartz, University of Bristol;

Michael Schwarz, Google;

Margaret Scott , NYU Wagner School of Public Service;

Paul Seabright, Toulouse School of Economics;

Szabolcs Sebestyén, ISCTE-IUL Business School;

Jean-Noël Senne, University Paris Sud - Paris Saclay;

Michel Serafinelli, University of Toronto;

Marco Serena, Max Planck Institute for tax law and public finance;

Gyula Seres, Humboldt University Berlin;

Juan Carlos Suarez Serrato, Duke University;

Avner Shaked, Bonn University, Germany;

Chris Shannon, University of California, Berkeley;

Ran Shorrer, Penn State;

Gerald Silverberg, UNU-MERIT & IIASA;

Marciano Siniscalchi, Northwestern University;

Alfred Sitz, Vienna University of Economics and Business;

Emily Skarbek, Kings College London;

Samuel Škoda, CERGE-EI;

Peter Skott, University of Massachusetts Amherst;

Dan Slater, University of Chicago;

Sergey Slobodian, CERGE-EI;

Timothy M. Smeeding, University of Wisconsin-Madison;

Will Smiley, Reed College;

Lones Smith, University of Wisconsin;

Richard J. Smith, University of Cambridge;

Sarah Smith, University of Bristol;

Stephen Smith, University College London;

Iain Snoddy, Vancouver School of Economics;

 Sarah Wilson Sokhey, University of Colorado,  Boulder;

Evan Soltas, University of Oxford;

Robert Somogyi, CORE, Universite catholique de Louvain;

Konstantin Sonin , University of Chicago ;

Heather S. Sonntag, University of Wisconsin-Madion;

Bent E. Sorensen, University of Houston;

Christophe Spaenjers, HEC Paris;

John Colin Spear, University of British Columbia;

Yossi Spiegel, Tel Aviv University;

Johannes Spinnewijn, London School of Economics;

Charles Sprenger, University of California San Diego;

L. Ashley Squires, New Economic School;

Munir Squires, University of British Columbia;

David Sraer, University of California, Berkeley;

Karsten Staehr, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia;

Konrad Stahl, Universitat Mannheim (emeritus);

Anna Stansbury, Harvard University;

Nadia Steiber, University of Vienna;

Jakub Steiner, CERGE-EI;

Andreas Steinmayr, University of Munich;

Claudia Steinwender, Harvard Business School;

Anders Stenberg, Stockholm university;

Fabian Stephany, Vienna University of Economics;

Roberto Steri, University of Lausanne;

Vincent Sterk, University College London;

Ariel Stern, Harvard Business School;

Kjetil Storesletten, University of Oslo;

Philipp Strack, University of California, Berkeley;

Stephane Straub, Toulouse School of Economics;

Roland Strausz, Humboldt University Berlin;

Bruno Strulovici, Northwestern University;

Jan-Egbert Sturm, ETH Zurich;

Alois Stutzer, University of Basel;

Tomasz Sulka, University of Edinburgh;

Lawrence H. Summers, Harvard Kennedy School;

Sean Sylvia, Renmin University of China;

Andrea Szabo, University of Houston;

Katalin Szemeredi, London School of Economics;

Zsuzsanna Szemerédi, CUNEF, Spain;

Mirjam Szillery, Duke University;

Steve Tadelis, University of California, Berkeley;

Alessandro Tarozzi, UPF and Barcelona GSE;

Joshua Tasoff, Claremont Graduate University;

Yukiko Tatsumi-Fujinami, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies;

M. Scott Taylor, University of Calgary;

Anat Tchetchik, Ben Gurion University;

Marc Teignier, Universitat de Barcelona;

Silvana Tenreyro, London School of Economics;

Mariya Teteryatnikova, Higher School of Economics, Moscow;

Michael Thaler, Harvard University;

Engelbert Theurl , Department of Economics, University of Innsbruck;

Catherine Thomas, London School of Economics;

Duncan Thomas, Duke University;

James Thomas, Yale University;

Rebecca Achee Thornton, University of Houston;

Susanne Thorwarth, DICE, University of Düsseldorf, Germany;

Gunther Tichy, wifo;

Áron Tóbiás, Syracuse University;

Davide Tomio, Copenhagen Business School;

e. ahmet tonak, UMASS Amherst;

Gabriele Tondl , Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien ;

Mirco Tonin, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano ;

István György Tóth, TÁRKI Social Research Institute;

Russell Tóth, University of Sydney;

Edward Tower, Duke University;

Daniel Treisman , University of California, Los Angeles ;

Timo Trimborn, TU Wien;

Gina Turrini, Duke University;

Silke Uebelmesser, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena;

Gábor Uhrin, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen;

Gergely Ujhelyi, University of Houston;

Mehmet Ulubasoglu, Deakin University;

Kerstin Unfried, University of Göttingen;

Heinrich Ursprung, University of Konstanz;

Marco Valente, University of L'Aquila;

Victoria Vanasco, Stanford University;

Dimitri Vayanos, London School of Economics;

Francisco José Veiga, University of Minho - Portugal;

Laura Veldkamp, New York University;

Tony Venables, Oxford University;

Venky Venkateswaran, New York University;

Gyuri Venter, Copenhagen Business School;

Gustavo Ventura, Arizona State University;

Frederic Vermeulen, University of Leuven;

Pierre-Louis Vézina, King's College London;

Jordi Blanes i Vidal, London School of Economics;

Domenico Viganola, Stockholm School of Economics;

Gabor Virag, University of Toronto;

Ludo Visschers, University of Edinburgh;

Xavier Vives, IESE Business School;

Johanna Vogel, Environment Agency Austria;

Rakesh Vohra, University of Pennsylvania;

Stefan Voigt, Institute of Law & Economics, Universität Hamburg;

Nico Voigtlaender, University of California, Los Angeles;

Dietrich Vollrath, University of Houston;

Philippe De Vreyer, Université Paris-Dauphine;

Paul Wachtel, New York University;

Konstantin Wacker, Gutenberg University Mainz;

Christian Wagner, Copenhagen Business School;

Johanna Wallenius, Stockholm School of Economics;

Sean Wang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology;

Stephanie Wang, University of Pittsburg;

Xiao Yu Wang, Duke University;

Daniel Weagley, Georgia Institute of Technology;

Mengying Wei, University of British Columbia;

Doris Weichselbaumer, Johannes Kepler University;

E. Roy Weintraub, Duke University;

Martin L. Weitzman, Harvard University;

Susanne Wengle, University of Notre Dame;

Ivan Werning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology;

Heike Wetzel, University of Kassel;

Klaus Weyerstraß, Institute of Advanced Studies Vienna;

E. Glen Weyl, Microsoft Research and Yale University;

Alex Whalley, University of Calgary;

Altzinger Wilfried, University of Economics and BA, Vienna;

Steven I Wilkinson, Yale University;

Bert Willems, Tilburg University;

Jeffrey G. Williamson, Harvard University and University of Wisconsin;

Stanley Winer, Carleton University, Ottawa;

Max Winkler, University of Zurich;

Rudolf Winter-Ebmer, JKU Linz, Austria;

Franz Wirl, University of Vienna;

Julia Woerz, University of Innsbruck;

Barbara L. Wolfe, University of Wisconsin-Madison;

Christian Wolff, University of Luxembourg;

Michael Woodford, Columbia University;

Wei Xiong, Princeton University;

Yi Xu, Duke University;

Danny Yagan, University of California, Berkeley;

Evgeny Yakovlev, New Economic School;

Huseyin Yildirim, Duke University;

Motohiro Yogo, Princeton University;

Naoki Yoshihara, Department of Economics, University of Massachusetts Amherst;

Yang You, Harvard university;

Pei Cheng Yu, University of New South Wales;

Nikita Zakharov, Freiburg University;

Giorgio Zanarone, CUNEF, Spain;

Anna Zasova, Baltic International Centre for Economic Policy Studies;

Josef Zechner, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business;

Gregor Zens, Vienna University of Business and Economics;

Dongxiao Zhang, University of British Columbia ;

Yueran Zhang, Department of Sociology, Harvard University;

Florian Zimmermann, University of Zurich;

Hosny Zoabi, The New Economic School;

Jacopo Zotti, University of Trieste;

Udvari Zsolt, Boston University;

Martina Zweimüller, Johannes Kepler University Linz;