Faculty

Program Manager:

James Anderson

Program Assistant:

Michelle Santana


Bruce Wydick

Program Director
(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

Jesse Anttila-Hughes

Associate 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

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, 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

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:

Principles of Microeconomics, Development Economics, Directed Reading, Field Research Methods

Man-Lui Lau

Associate Professor
(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:

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

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, Directed Reading, International Finance, International Trade, International Finance, Internship

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, Field Research Methods, 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, Monetary Economics, Macroeconomics: Theory and Applications, Money, Banking, and Financial Institutions, Monetary Economics, Directed Reading/Research

Contact Info

MS International and Development Economics

James Anderson, Program Manager

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