The Economics Department is home to more than a dozen leading research centers and labs.
Markus Brunnermeier, Director
Leading the way in new research, technologies, and teaching methods to shape the future of finance and monetary economics.
Janet Currie, Kate Ho, co-Directors
A center at the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs that sponsors research and teaching on the multiple aspects of health and wellbeing in both developed and developing countries.
Ulrich K. Müller, Director
Advancing the study and use of econometric methods and theories.
Richard Rogerson, Director
Supporting research, teaching, and training in the broad area of macroeconomics.
Pietro Ortoleva, Director
Continuing a distinguished tradition in support of economic theory research.
Ilyana Kuziemko, Stephen Redding, Co-Directors
Dedicated to supporting policy-related research and fostering communication among members of the academic, business, and government communities.
Leah Boustan, Director
Advancing methodological approaches in the social sciences through the study of labor, education, law, immigration, and more.
Mark Aguiar, Director
Continuing the department’s long tradition of conducting research and training in international economics.
Atif Mian, Director
A center at the Princeton School for Public and International Affairs that promotes research and teaching about financial markets, the macroeconomy, and public policy.
Douglas S. Massey, Director
A leading demographic research and training center at the Princeton School for Public and International Affairs, focusing largely on the areas of health and wellbeing, social demography, and migration and urbanization.
Leeat Yariv, Director
An innovative experimental laboratory that lets members of the Princeton community take part in cutting-edge social science research.
Henrik Kleven, Ilyana Kuziemko, Owen Zidar, Co-Directors
Dedicated to producing research and training students, post-docs, and pre-doctoral research assistants in the area of public finance.
Ellora Derenoncourt, Director
Fostering community and supporting research by scholars of inequality, at Princeton and beyond.
Research Program in Development Economics (RPDE) at Princeton University carries out economics research on the causes and consequences of global poverty, with the goal of informing policy-making and thereby improving the lives of people living in low- and middle-income countries.
Matias Iaryczower, Director
A program jointly operated by the Departments of Economics and Politics and the Princeton School for Public and International Affairs that conducts research in economics, particularly in microeconomic foundations of development.