NBER Profile: Michael P. Dooley
Michael P. Dooley is a Research Associate in the NBER's Program in
International Finance and Macroeconomics and a professor of economics at the
University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC). He joined the faculty at UCSC in 1992
following more than 20 years of service at the Board of Governors of the Federal
Reserve System and in the Research Department of the International Monetary
Dooley's research covers a range of issues in open economy
macroeconomics, including crises in emerging markets, debt management, capital controls,
capital flight, and liberalization of financial markets. He is also managing editor of the
International Journal of Finance and Economics.
Dooley has been a visiting professor at Bucknell University, George
Washington University, the University of Texas, University of Chicago Graduate
School of Business, the IMF Institute, the World Bank Economic Development
Institute, and the Kiel Institute of World Economics. He has also served as a
consultant to the International Monetary Fund, World Bank, the Federal Reserve
Board, and the Bank of Japan.
In his leisure time, Dooley enjoys fishing, golf, and telling stories about his
NBER Profile: Shane M. Greenstein
Shane M. Greenstein is a Research Associate in the NBER's Program on
Industrial Organization and Productivity. He has been affiliated with the NBER since
Greenstein received a B.A. in economics from the University of California,
Berkeley, in 1983 and a Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University in 1989. From
1990 to 1997, he was an assistant and then associate professor with the department of
economics and the Institute of Government and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois
in Urbana/Champaign. In 1997 he joined the Kellogg Graduate School of Management
at Northwestern University as an associate professor. At Kellogg, he teaches in the
MBA and Ph.D. programs and is codirector of the new Center for Research in
Technology, Innovation, and E-Commerce.
Greenstein's research interests cover a wide variety of topics in the economics of
high technology. He has studied buyer benefits from advances in computing and
communication technology, structural change in information technology markets,
standardization in electronics markets, investment in digital infrastructure at private and
public firms, the spread of the commercial Internet business, and government
procurement of computing services. Greenstein also regularly writes a column about the
computer market for IEEE Micro.
Links to these columns are at
Greenstein is married to Dr. Ranna Rozenfeld, assistant professor at
Northwestern University's medical school and attending physician in the intensive care
unit at Children's Memorial Hospital. They live in Winnetka, Illinois, with their two
children, Noah and Rebecca.
NBER Profile: Angelo Melino
Angelo Melino, a new Director of the NBER representing the Canadian
Economics Association, is a Professor of Economics at the University of
Toronto. He has been a member of that economics department since 1981
and a full professor since 1991.
Melino received his B.A. from the University of Toronto and his Ph. D.
from Harvard University. He has also taught at the University of California,
San Diego, and been a visiting consultant to the Bank of Canada. He has
written papers on continuous-time econometrics, strikes, the term structure
of interest rates, and pricing derivatives.
Angelo lives in Toronto with his wife, Effie, and their two daughters, Kate
and Stacy. In his spare time, he enjoys softball, squash, and ballroom dancing.
NBER Profile: Alicia H. Munnell
Alicia H. Munnell, a newly elected Director at Large of the NBER, is the Peter
F. Drucker Professor in Management Sciences at Boston College's Carroll School of
Management and Director of the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College.
Munnell earned her B.A. from Wellesley College and her Ph. D. in economics
from Harvard University. Most of her professional career was spent at the Federal
Reserve Bank of Boston, where she became Senior Vice President and Director of
Research in 1984. She left the Boston Fed in 1993 to become Assistant Secretary
of the U.S.Treasury for Economic Policy; she then moved to the President's Council
of Economic Advisers where she was a Member from 1995-7. Munnell's teaching
and research interests include tax policy, social security, and public and private
She was a co-founder and the first President of the National Academy of
Social Insurance. She has also served on numerous advisory boards and panels, and
is currently a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the
Pension Research Council at Wharton.
NBER Profile: Michael Rothschild
Michael Rothschild, Dean of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and
International Affairs and a Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton
University, was elected to the NBER's Board of Directors in April 2000 to represent
Princeton. He had been an NBER Research Associate since 1980.
Rothschild holds a B.A. from Reed College, an M.A. from Yale University,
and a Ph.D. in economics from MIT. Before coming to Princeton he was Professor
of Economics and Dean of Social Sciences at the University of California, San
Diego. He also has taught at Harvard University and the University of Wisconsin,
Rothschild has written on a wide range of topics, including decisionmaking
under uncertainty, investment, taxation, finance, jury decision processes, and
higher education. He is a Fellow of the Econometric Society, the American
Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Association for the Advancement
Rothschild is married to Lynn Kay Greenberg; together they have four adult
sons and one grandchild. Rothschild's hobbies include squash, reading, and travel.