We are pleased to announce new faculty members joining the Department of Economics:
Valentin Haddad will join the faculty this fall as an Assistant Professor of Economics. Valentin will come to the department from the University of Chicago, where he is currently completing his Ph.D. Valentin specializes in Asset Pricing and Macroeconomics with Financial Frictions. He has given several presentations at the London Transatlantic Doctoral Conference as well as one at the Northwestern University Macro Lunch in 2011. He is a referee for the Journal of Empirical Finance. Valentin has been presented with many accolades and awards, most recently he has been given the Sanford J. Grossman Fellowship Award in honor of Arnold Zellner.