Visitors & Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Tudor Schlanger

    Tudor is a Senior Research Specialist working with Professor Atif Mian on research in macro-finance. He was previously a research assistant at the Bank of Canada where he worked in the Model Development division within the Canadian Economic Analysis department. Tudor received his Bachelor degree in International Economics from the University of British Columbia (UBC), and he frequently writes about economic topics in his personal blog


  • Lira Mota

    Lira Mota is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at  Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance at Princeton University. Her research interests center around asset pricing and macrofinance, and focuses on topics such as the consequences of the demand for safe assets, the role of non-financial firms as financial agents, the drivers of the cross-section of risk and return, and information in financial markets. Lira Mota received her Ph.D. in financial economics from Columbia University. In fall 2022 she will join the faculty at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

  • Yinshan Shang

    Yinshan completed her B.A. in Economics from the University of Hong Kong.  She has previously worked as a research assistant at the University of Hong Kong and University of California, Berkeley. Her research interests include economics theory, inequality and social mobility, and household finance.


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  • Clemens Lehner

    Clemens Lehner is a Senior Research Specialist at the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance. He joined the center in August 2020. Prior to this, he completed an MSc in Economics at the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics and a BSc in Economics from the University of Hamburg. He has previously worked at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy and the London Business School. His research interests lie at the intersection of finance, macroeconomics, and political economy.

  • Keelan Beirne

    Keelan received his B.A. in Mathematics and Economics from Trinity College Dublin, where he also worked as a research assistant. He previously worked as a Research Assistant in the Economic and Social Research Institute in Dublin, and also in the Financial Stability directorate of the Central Bank of Ireland. His research interests include household finance, inequality, and growth.

  • Karim Nchare Fogam

    Karim holds an MSc in Economics from the University of Montreal and has obtained a Ph.D. in Economics from Pennsylvania State University with a concentration in Econometrics. He is a recurring visiting scholar at Princeton University’s Department of Politics and an Assistant Professor at the African School of Economics. His research interests include applications of causal inference techniques and nonparametric methods to policy evaluation and industrial organization.

  • Donal Byard

    Donal Byard is a Professor of Accounting at Baruch College, City University of New York (CUNY). He earned Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Maryland and specializes in teaching financial accounting. His research has been published in journals such as the Journal of Accounting Research, The Accounting Review, and Contemporary Accounting Research and he also serves on the editorial advisory board for a number of accounting academic journals. In 2008-2009 Dr Byard served as an academic fellow in the Chief Accountants Office of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

  • Jean-Christophe de Swaan

    JC de Swaan is a lecturer in the economics department at Princeton University, where he is affiliated with the Bendheim Center for Finance.  He teaches courses on ethics in finance and on Asian capital markets to undergraduate and graduate students.  He also teaches at the Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge.  In the past he has taught at Yale University, Hong Kong UST, and Cheung Kong Business School in Beijing. 

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