The Best Economists

The Economist characterizes the work of who it views as the eight best economists of the decade. Most of their work is empirical. The eight are:

  • Isaiah Andrews, Melissa Dell, Nathaniel Hendren, and Stefanie Stantcheva of Harvard
  • Parag Pathak and Heidi Williams of MIT
  • Emi Nakamura of UC Berkeley
  • Amir Sufi of Chicago Booth