CV

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Current Position

James B. Duke Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Duke University.

 

Previous Positions

Professor, Department of Economics, Duke University, 2007-2012.

Professor, Department of Economics, University of Maryland, 2004 -2008.

Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Maryland, 2001-2004.

Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Princeton University, 2002-2003

Member, School of Social Science, Institute for Advanced Study, 2001-2002.

Russell Sage Foundation Visiting Scholar, New York, NY, 1997-1998.

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Maryland, 1994-2001.

Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of Maryland,1993-1994.

Consultant, The World Bank, Infrastructure and Transport Division, 1988-1991.

Assistant to Program Officer, U.S.A.I.D., Cairo, Egypt, Summer 1987.

Project Officer, Catholic Relief Services, Cairo, Egypt, 1985-86.

Education

Ph.D., Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley, 1993.

M.P.A., Economics & Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, 1988.

B.A., Economics, Middle East Studies, University of Pennsylvania, 1984.

Papers and Publications click here

Grants, Fellowships, Honors

Fellow of the Econometric Society, elected 2012.

Chaire Blaise Pascal, 2010-2012

National Science Foundation Research Grant, “Networks, Public Goods, and Social Interactions: at the edge of analytics and complexity.” 2011-2014.

Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) Program Fellow, “Social Interactions, Identity, and Well-Being,” 2011-2017.

National Science Foundation Research Grant, “Innovation in Social Networks,” 2010-2011.

Duke University, Social Science Research Institute, “From Brain to Society (and Back), convener, 2009-2010.

Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) Program, “Social Interactions, Identity, and Well-Being,” 2006-2010.

National Science Foundation Research Grant, “Topics in the Economic Theory of Networks,” 2003-2006.

Institute for Advanced Study, School of Social Science, Member, Princeton, NJ, 2001-2002.

National Science Foundation Research Grant, “Buyer-Seller Networks,” 1998- 2000.

Russell Sage Foundation Scholar, New York, NY, 1997-98.

Graduate Research Board Award, University of Maryland, Summer 1997.

Alfred P. Sloan Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, 1992-93.

Foreign Language & Area Studies Fellowship, Moroccan Arabic, 1989-91.

Woodrow Wilson Fellowship, Princeton University, 1986-1988.

Center for Arabic Studies Abroad Fellowship (CASA), Cairo, Egypt, 1984-85.

B.A. Magna Cum Laude, University of Pennsylvania, 1984.

Professional Service

Founding Executive Committee, Economic Research on Identity, Norms, and Narratives (ERINN), 2016-

Executive Committee (Elected Member), American Economic Association, 2015-2018.

Theoretical Research in Economic Development (ThReD)  Board Member, 2014-.

Budget and Finance Committee, American Economic Association, 2015-2018.

Program Committee, American Economic Association Annual Meeting 2016.

Managing Editor, The Economic Journal, 2017-

Associate Editor, Journal of Economic Literature, 2013-

SAFE (Geothe University, Frankfurt) Research Advisory Council, 2013-2016

Leader, Identity and Personality Network, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group, University of Chicago, 2012 –

Associate Editor, Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2007-2010.

Editorial Board, American Economic Review, 2001-2007.

Program Committee, American Economic Association Annual Meetings 2008.

Local Arrangements Committee, North American Summer Meetings Econometric Society 2001.

Excellence in Refereeing Award 2015, 2016, American Economic Review

Referee for: American Economic Review, Economic Journal, International Economic Review, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Economic and Management Strategy, Journal of Economic Literature, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of the European Economic Association, Journal of Industrial Economics, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Journal of Law, Economics, & Organizations, Journal of Political Economy, National Science Foundation, Physical Review Letters, RAND Journal, Rationality and Society, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Review of Economic Studies.

duke University SErvice

Academic Programs Committee (APC), 2014-2017.

Advisory Faculty (founding), Decision Sciences Certificate, 2015-

Department of Economics Executive Committee, 2013-

Review Committee Director of Social Science Research Institute (SSRI), 2016.

Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professors Committee, 2013-2016.

Duke Center for Decision Sciences (DCIDES) Search Committee, 2014-2015.

Duke Center for Decision Sciences (DCIDES) Executive Board, 2012-2014.

Convener, Faculty Fellows Program, Social Sciences Research Institute, 2009-10.

 Appointments, Promotion, and Tenure (APT) Committee, 2008-2012.

Languages

Fluent in Arabic and French.