Faculty

Program Manager:

James Anderson

Program Assistant:

Michelle Santana


Man-Lui Lau

Program Director
(415) 422-5555

Man-Lui Lau received his PhD from Cornell University. His areas of specialization are microeconomics, macroeconomics, options and futures,...

Education:

PhD, Cornell University

Expertise:

Microeconomics , Macroeconomics, Options and futures, Mathematical economics , Economies of East Asia

Courses:

Derivatives I, Derivatives II, Principles of Microeconomics, Intermediate Microeconomics, Intermediate Macroeconomics, Experimental Courses, Mathematics for Economists, Special Topics in Mathematics for Economists, Options and Futures, Microeconomics: Theory and Applications, Mathematics for Economists, Special Topics in Mathematics for Economists, Options & Futures, Development Economics Seminar, Special Topics in Economics, Directed Reading/Research

Jesse Anttila-Hughes

Assistant Professor
(415) 422-6453

Professor Anttila-Hughes received his PhD in Sustainable Development from Columbia University. His research focuses on understanding the social...

Education:

PhD, Sustainable Development, Columbia University

Courses:

Environmental Economics, Directed Reading, Natural Resource Economics and Development Policy, Microeconomics: Theory and Applications, Graduate Econometrics, Natural Resource Economics and Development Policy, Directed Reading/Research

Jacques Artus

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-2765

Jacques Artus received his PhD from the University of California at Berkeley. After working for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for many years...

Courses:

International Finance, Advanced Topics in International Economics, Advanced Topics in International Economics

Alessandra Cassar

Professor
(415) 422-5351

Alessandra Cassar is a professor of economics at the University of San Francisco. She is a member of the Executive Committee of the Economic Science...

Education:

PhD, University of California, Santa Cruz | Universita' di Parma (BA) and Universita' Bocconi, Milano (MA)

Courses:

Principles of Macroeconomics, Economic Methods, Directed Reading, Experimental Economics, Mathematics for Economists, Experimental Economics, Development Economics Seminar, Directed Reading/Research

Suparna Chakraborty

Associate Professor
(415) 422-4715

Dr. Chakraborty received her PhD at the University of Minnesota. Her areas of specialization include: applied macroeconomics, international...

Education:

PhD, University of Minnesota

Courses:

Intermediate Macroeconomics, International Finance, Advanced Topics in International Economics, International Trade, International Finance, Advanced Topics in International Economics, Directed Reading/Research

Todd Fitch

Adjunct Professor

Todd is an adjunct professor in the department of Economics at the University of San Francisco and a lecturer in the Economic Analysis and Policy...

Courses:

Principles of Macroeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics, Principles of Macroeconomics, Directed Reading

Michael Jonas

Assistant Professor
(415) 422-6160

Michael Jonas is from the University of California, Davis. His concentration area of specialization is monetary economics. He completed his doctorate...

Education:

PhD, Economics, University of California, Davis | San Francisco State University, MA, Economics

Courses:

Principles of Microeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics, Principles of Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Directed Reading, Econometrics of Fin Markets, Graduate Econometrics, Econometrics of Financial Markets, Directed Reading/Research

Elizabeth Katz

Associate Professor
(415) 422-5413

Professor Katz is PhD from University of Wisconsin, Madison. Her research areas of specialization are development economics, women in development,...

Education:

PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Courses:

Research Methods, Principles of Microeconomics, Research Method Int Stud, Development Economics, Field Research Methods

Peter Lorentzen

Assistant Professor

Professor Lorentzen brings expertise in the political economy of development and authoritarianism, with a focus on China. His research topics include...

Education:

PhD, Economic Analysis and Policy, Stanford University Graduate School of Business

Courses:

Intermediate Macroeconomics, International Finance, Advanced Topics in International Economics, International Trade, International Finance, Advanced Topics in International Economics

Yaniv Stopnitzky

Assistant Professor
(415) 422-4498

Dr. Yaniv Stopnitzky received his PhD from Yale University. His areas of specialization include environmental and development economics, with a focus...

Education:

PhD, Yale University

Courses:

The Global Economy, Directed Study, The Global Economy, Directed Reading, Adv Applied Econometrics, Economics of Development

Bruce Wydick

Professor
(415) 422-5863

Areas of research specialization are in the use of econometric, experimental, and game-theoretic tools to analyze the impact of development programs...

Education:

PhD, University of California, Berkeley

Courses:

The Global Economy, The Global Economy, Game Theory, Development Microeconomics, Applied Econometrics for International and Development Economics, Development Microeconomics, Directed Reading/Research

Libo Xu

Assistant Professor

Libo Xu received his PhD from the University of Calgary. His research interests are in the areas of macroeconomics, applied econometrics, and energy...

Education:

PhD, University of Calgary

Courses:

Principles of Macroeconomics, Money, Banking, and Financial Institutions, Macroeconomics: Theory and Applications, Monetary Economics

Contact Info

MA in Economics

James Anderson, Program Manager

Cowell Hall, Room 409, 2130 Fulton Street, San Francisco, CA 94117-1081 (415) 422-2711 (415) 422-6983