José Scheinkman, Brazil

José A. Scheinkman is the Charles and Lynn Zhang Professor of Economics at Columbia University, Theodore A. Wells ‘29 Professor of Economics (emeritus) at Princeton University and a Research Associate at the NBER. Previously, Scheinkman was the Alvin H. Baum Distinguished Service Professor and Chairman of the Department of Economics at the University of Chicago, Blaise Pascal Research Professor (France), Visiting Professor at Collège de France, Vice President in the Financial Strategies Group of Goldman, Sachs & Co. and co-editor of the Journal of Political Economy. Scheinkman is a Member of the National Academy of Sciences, Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Fellow of the American Finance Association, Corresponding Member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, and recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship and a “doctorat honoris causa” from the Université Paris-Dauphine. In 2014 he was awarded the CME Group-MSRI Prize in Innovative Quantitative Applications.