Glen A. Lloyd Distinguished Service Professor
Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics and the College
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg’s research specializes in international trade, regional and urban economics, and growth and organizational economics. His work has emphasized the role of space and geographic location in determining economic outcomes.
He has published extensively in all of the major journals in economics, including Journal of Political Economy, Econometrica, and American Economic Review. He has received the prestigious Alfred Sloan Research Fellowship, August Lösch Prize, Robert E. Lucas Prize, and Geoffrey Hewings Award. He is an elected fellow of the Econometric Society.
Rossi-Hansberg earned BA and MA degrees in economics from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, and a PhD in economics from the University of Chicago. Most recently, he was the Theodore A. Wells ’29 Professor of Economics at Princeton University and, previous to that, an assistant professor at Stanford University.