Matteo Maggiori

Principal Investigator

Matteo Maggiori is an Associate Professor of Economics at Harvard University. His research focuses on international macroeconomics and finance.  His research topics have included the analysis of exchange rate dynamics, global capital flows, the international financial system, tax havens, bubbles, expectations, and very long-run discount rates.  He is a research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a research affiliate at the Center for Economic Policy Research. He received multiple honors and awards including a Guggenheim Fellowship and a National Science Foundation CAREER grant.

Maggiori received his PhD from the University of California at Berkeley. 



Principal Investigator

Brent Neiman is the Edward Eagle Brown Professor of Economics at Chicago Booth. He conducts research on international macroeconomics and trade and serves as the Director of the Initiative on International Economics at the Becker Friedman Institute, and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He previously served as the staff economist for international finance on the White House Council of Economic Advisers and has worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, at McKinsey and Company, and at the McKinsey Global Institute.

Neiman earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics and a Bachelor of Applied Science from the University of Pennsylvania in 1999. In 2000, he earned a master's degree in mathematical modeling from Oxford University, and he earned a PhD in economics from Harvard University in 2008. Neiman joined the Chicago Booth faculty in 2008.



Principal Investigator

Jesse Schreger is an Assistant Professor of macroeconomics in the Economics Division at Columbia Business School. His research is primarily on international finance and macroeconomics, focusing on sovereign debt and exchange rates. He is a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Prior to joining Columbia, he was an assistant professor at Harvard Business School and a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Economics at Princeton University.

Schreger received his PhD in Political Economy and Government from Harvard University. His undergraduate degree in economics and international relations is from the University of Pennsylvania.




Antonio Coppola is a PhD candidate in Economics at Harvard University. His research is in international macroeconomics and finance. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Mathematics summa cum laude from Harvard University in 2016. He has worked at Two Sigma Investments and Facebook.




Andrew Lilley is a PhD candidate in Business Economics at Harvard Business School, specializing in international finance and macroeconomics. Prior to commencing his studies, he worked as an interest rate strategist at UBS for four years. He graduated from the University of Sydney in 2011 with a Bachelor of Economics (Hons.).