Department of Economics

New Economics Faculty: Bjorkegren, Fanning, Norets, Turner 

The Brown Department of Economics welcomed four new faculty members at the beginning of the 2014 – 15 academic year.

We are delighted to announce the arrival of four new faculty members to our department:

Daniel Björkegren has just completed his Ph.D. at Harvard and has interests in development economics and industrial organization. He is joining us as an Assistant Professor of Economics.

Daniel Bjorkegren


Jack Fanning has just completed his Ph.D. at NYU and works on game theory, experimental economics, and political economy. He also joins us as an Assistant Professor of Economics.

Jack Fanning

Andriy Norets is taking up a position as Associate Professor of Economics. He earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Iowa in 2007 and taught at Princeton University and University of Illinois before coming to Brown. His research and teaching are primarily in econometrics.

Andriy Norets

Matthew Turner is coming as Professor of Economics. He is an expert on urban, regional, and transportation economics who has taught at the University of Toronto since receiving his Ph.D. at Brown in 1995.

Matthew Turner

Welcome to Dan, Jack, Andriy, and Matt!