Faculty & Research

Emir Kamenica

Emir Kamenica

Richard O. Ryan Professor of Economics and Neubauer Family Faculty Fellow

Emir Kamenica is the Richard O. Ryan Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He studies an eclectic set of topics in microeconomics with a focus on theoretical work on the design of informational environments. His work has been published widely, including articles in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, Review of Economic Studies, and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Professor Kamenica is a recipient of the 2013 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship. He holds an honorary doctorate from Shepherd University. He is an Editor of the Journal of Political Economy.

Professor Kamenica was born in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. He earned a PhD in Economics in 2006 and a bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics in 2001, both from Harvard University. He joined the faculty at Chicago Booth in 2006.


2020 - 2021 Course Schedule

Number Title Quarter
33610 Applied Economics Workshop 2021  (Winter)
33914 Topics in Information Economics 2020  (Autumn)
42116 Game Theory 2021  (Spring)


Other Interests

Literature, film, food.


Research Activities

Information Economics

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