Research Programs

The Cowles Foundation provides support for research and research related activities through six core Research Program Areas: EconometricsEconomic TheoryIndustrial OrganizationInternational TradeLabor and Public Economics, and Macroeconomics, and Structural Microeconomics. Each of these broad areas has deep ties to the Cowles tradition and provides a foundation for other fields of inquiry in economics and related fields.

Cowles Program Areas sponsor visiting faculty and post-docs, organize conferences, and provide other research resources at Yale.

Program Directors

Econometrics

Economic Theory

Industrial Organization

International Trade

Labor and Public Finance

Macroeconomics

Past and Present Directors


Econometrics

Term:
2015 to 2016
Director
Term:
2016 to 2017;
2018 to 2019;
2020 to 2021
Term:
2017 to 2018;
2019 to 2020
Director
Term:
2016 to 2017;
2018 to 2019;
2020 to 2021
Director
Term:
2015 to 2016;
2017 to 2018;
2019 to 2020


Macroeconomics

Director
Term:
2015 to 2016;
2016 to 2017;
2018 to 2019;
2020 to 2021
Term:
2018 to 2019;
2019 to 2020;
2020 to 2021
Term:
2016 to 2017;
2017 to 2018;
2019 to 2020


Economic Theory

Director
Term:
2016 to 2017;
2017 to 2018;
2018 to 2019;
2020 to 2021
Director
Term:
2019 to 2020
Director
Term:
2020 to 2021
Director
Term:
2015 to 2016
Director
Term:
2015 to 2016


Labor and Public Finance

Term:
2020 to 2021
Term:
2019 to 2020
Director
Term:
2020 to 2021


International Trade

Director
Term:
2017 to 2018;
2018 to 2019;
2019 to 2020
Director
Term:
2020 to 2021
Director
Term:
2015 to 2016;
2016 to 2017;
2017 to 2018


Industrial Organization

Director
Term:
2020 to 2021
Director
Term:
2020 to 2021

Structural Microeconomics

Term:
  • 2016 to 2017
  • 2017 to 2018
Director
Term:
  • 2016 to 2017
  • 2017 to 2018
  • 2019 to 2020
Director
Term:
  • 2015 to 2016
  • 2018 to 2019