Faculty & Research

Chang-Tai Hsieh

Phyllis and Irwin Winkelried Professor of Economics

Phone :
1-773-834-0590
Address :
5807 South Woodlawn Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Chang-Tai Hsieh conducts research on growth and development. Hsieh has published several papers in top economic journals, including “The Life-Cycle of Plants in India and Mexico,” in the Quarterly Journal of Economics; "Misallocation and Manufacturing TFP in China and India," in the Quarterly Journal of Economics; "Relative Prices and Relative Prosperity," in the American Economic Review; "Can Free Entry be Inefficient? Fixed Commissions and Social Waste in the Real Estate Industry," in the Journal of Political Economy; and "What Explains the Industrial Revolution in East Asia? Evidence from the Factor Markets," in the American Economic Review.

Hsieh has been a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Banks of San Francisco, New York, and Minneapolis, as well as the World Bank's Development Economics Group and the Economic Planning Agency in Japan. He is a Research Associate for the National Bureau of Economic Research, a Senior Fellow at the Bureau for Research in Economic Analysis of Development, a Co-Director of the China Economics Summer Institute, and a member of the Steering Group of the International Growth Center in London.

He is the recipient of an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship, an Elected Member of Academia Sinica, and the recipient of the Sun Ye-Fang award for research on the Chinese economy.

 

2013 - 2014 Course Schedule

Number Name Quarter
33520 The Wealth of Nations 2013 (Fall)
33520 The Wealth of Nations 2014 (Summer)
33650 Workshop in Macro and International Economics 2013 (Fall)

2014 - 2015 Course Schedule

Number Name Quarter
33520 The Wealth of Nations 2014 (Fall)
33520 The Wealth of Nations 2015 (Summer)

Research Activities

Economic development; growth in Asia and Latin America; applied economics.


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