Erzo Luttmer

Contact Me

luttmer@umn.edu
612-625-5054

Economics
4-101 Hanson Hall

1925 4th St South

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Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • Ph.D.: Economics, University of Chicago, 1992.
  • B.A.: Econometrics (cum laude), Erasmus Universiteit , Rotterdam, 1988.

Specialties

  • financial economics
  • econometrics
  • macroeconomics
Courses Taught
  • Econ 4438W: Advanced International Trade
  • Econ 8208: Applied Econometrics
  • Econ 8311-8313: International Trade
  • Econ 8702, 8703: Monetary Economics
  • Econ 8705, 8706: Financial Economics
Research & Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • Professor: Department of Economics , 2006 - present
  • Cowles Visiting Professor: Harvard University , April 2015
  • Visiting Professor: Toulouse School of Economics , Fall 2014
  • Associate Professor: Department of Economics , 2001 - 2006
  • Reader in Economics: London School of Economics , 1998 - 2002
  • Lecturer: London School of Economics , 1997 - 1998
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance: Tilburg University , 1995 - 1996
  • Assistant Professor of Finance: Northwestern University , 1992 - 1998

Research

  • Visiting Scholar: Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, 2001 - present
Publications
  • Technology Diffusion and Growth: Luttmer, Erzo, Journal of Economic Theory, 147 602-622, 2012.
  • On the Mechanics of Firm Growth: Luttmer, Erzo, Review of Economic Studies, 78(3) 1042-1068, 2011.
  • Models of Growth and Firm Heterogeneity: Luttmer, Erzo, Annual Review of Economics, 2 1103-1144, 2010.
Awards
  • Best Paper in Finance, Institute Europlace de Finance, Paris (with Mariotti), 2004
  • Fulbright Fellowship, 1988