Marianne Bertrand

Marianne Bertrand is an applied microeconomist whose research covers the fields of labor economics, corporate finance, and development economics. Her research in these areas has been published widely, including numerous research articles in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Journal of Political Economy, the American Economic Review, and the Journal of Finance. 

Prof. Bertrand is faculty director of Chicago Booth’s Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation and the faculty director of the Poverty Lab at UChicago Urban Labs.

She has received several awards and honors, including the 2004 Elaine Bennett Research Prize, awarded by the American Economic Association to recognize and honor outstanding research in any field of economics by a woman at the beginning of her career, and the 2012 Society of Labor Economists’ Rosen Prize for Outstanding Contributions to Labor Economics.

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