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Program Co-Directors

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Amir Sufi is the Bruce Lindsay Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. His research focuses on finance, macroeconomics, and the links between the two. He has been an NBER affiliate since 2009.

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Antoinette Schoar is the Michael M. Koerner (1949) Professor of Finance and Entrepreneurship at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Her research includes entrepreneurship and small business finance, household finance, and intermediation in retail financial markets. She has been an NBER affiliate since 2001.

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