Amy Finkelstein

Co-Director, Public Economics Program at National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Amy Finkelstein

Amy Finkelstein

Co-Director, Public Economics Program at National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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Amy Finkelstein

Amy Finkelstein is the Ford Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is also the co-Director of the Public Economics Program at the National Bureau of Economic Research, where she is a Research Associate. She is a co-editor of the Journal of Public Economics and a member of the Institute of Medicine and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Her research is in public finance and health economics, specifically market failures in insurance markets and the impact of public policy on these markets.

Finkelstein received her AB summa cum laude in Government from Harvard University in 1995, and an M.Phil.in Economics from Oxford University in 1997, where she was a Marshall Scholar. She received her PhD in Economics from MIT in 2001. Prior to joining the MIT faculty in 2005, she was a Junior Fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows.

She has received numerous awards and fellowships including the John Bates Clark Medal (2012), a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (2009), the American Economic Association’s Elaine Bennett Research Prize (2008) and a Sloan Research Fellowship (2007), as well as awards for graduate student teaching and graduate student advising at MIT.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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Dean, Harris School of Public Policy Emmett Dedmon Professor at The University of Chicago

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Assistant Corporate Secretary & Controller at National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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Director, Division of Health Policy Research & Education at Harvard University - Harvard Medical School

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Founder at Fuller & Thaler Asset Management, Inc.

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Research Associate at National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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Director, Retirement Research Center at National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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Corporate Secretary & Director of Grants at National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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Director, Development at National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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Director, Health Care Program at National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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Co-Director, Public Economics Program at National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
Education
PhD in Economics
Class of 2001

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

MPhil
Class of 1997

Oxford is a collegiate university, consisting of the central University and colleges. The central University is composed of academic departments and research centres, administrative departments, libraries and museums. The 38 colleges are self-governing and financially independent institutions, which are related to the central University in a federal system. There are also six permanent private halls, which were founded by different Christian denominations and which still retain their Christian character.

AB in Government, summa cum laude
Class of 1995

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.

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Member
2018 - Current

The National Academies of Science operates as a private non-profit organization that provides advice in sciences, engineering and medicine. It conducted through seven major program areas: Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Earth and Life Studies, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Health and Medicine, Policy and Global Affairs, Transportation Research Board, and the Gulf Research Program. The company was founded on March 3, 1863 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

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2011 - Current

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Current

Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an independent policy research center that conducts multidisciplinary studies of complex and emerging problems. The Academy’s elected members are leaders in the academic disciplines, the arts, business, and public affairs. With a current membership of 4,000 American Fellows and 600 Foreign Honorary Members, the Academy has four major goals: Promoting service and study through analysis of critical social and intellectual issues and the development of practical policy alternatives; Fostering public engagement and the exchange of ideas with meetings, conferences, and symposia bringing diverse perspectives to the examination of issues of common concern; Mentoring a new generation of scholars and thinkers through the Visiting Scholars Program and Hellman Fellowship Program; Honoring excellence by electing to membership men and women in a broad range of disciplines and professions. Click here to learn about our new members. The Academy's headquarters are in Cambridge, Massachusetts. With its geographically diverse membership, it conducts activities in this country and abroad

Career History
Ford Professor of Economics
2005 - Current

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

Co-Director, Public Economics Program
Current

Founded in 1920, the National Bureau of Economic Research is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization dedicated to promoting a greater understanding of how the economy works. The NBER is committed to undertaking and disseminating unbiased economic research among public policymakers, business professionals, and the academic community. Over the years the NBER's research agenda has encompassed a wide variety of issues that confront our society. Early research focused on the aggregate economy, examining in detail the business cycle and long-term economic growth. Simon Kuznets' pioneering work on national income accounting, Wesley Mitchell's influential study of the business cycle, and Milton Friedman's research on the demand for money and the determinants of consumer spending were among the early studies done at the NBER.

Member, Editorial Board
Current
Awards & Honors
2012
John Bates Clark Medal
2009
Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
2008
American Economic Association - Elaine Bennett Research Prize
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