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Economic Rockstar

Nov 26, 2015

Manu Saadia fell into science fiction and Star Trek fandom at the age of eight, back in Paris, France, where he was born and raised.

Manu  studied history of science and economic history in Paris and Chicago. After many happy years in the Ivory Tower, he yielded to his childhood passion for the future.

Manu embarked on...

Nov 19, 2015

Shawn Humphrey is currently an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Mary Washington.

Shawn is the founder of the Two Dollar Challenge, La Ceiba Microfinance, the Month of Microfinance, and the Poverty Action Conference.


Shawn describes himself as a Tribal Teacher, a Diligent Do-Gooder and a Global...

Nov 12, 2015

Morton Jerven is Professor of Economic History and Development at the School for International Studies at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada.

In 2014, Morton was appointed Associate Professor in Global Change and International Relations at Noragrica at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences.

Morton has...

Nov 5, 2015

Alvin E. Roth is the Craig and Susan McCaw Professor of Economics at Stanford University.

He is also the Gund Professor of Economics and Business Administration Emeritus at Harvard University.

Professor Roth has made significant contributions to the fields of game theory, experimental economics and market design and is...