- Professor of Economics, Harvard University
Andrei Shleifer is a professor of economics at Harvard University. He has published nearly 100 articles in the areas of financial economics, corporate governance, economic growth, and problems of transition from socialism. Previously, he was editor of the Quarterly Journal of Economics, and taught at Princeton and the University of Chicago.
Shleifer is a recipient of several National Science Foundation Grants, the Sloan Fellowship, a prestigious Young Presidential Investigator Award in Economics, and, in 1999, the John Bates Clark Medal awarded every two years by the American Economic Association to the best American economist under the age of 40.