“Pinelopi “Penny” Koujianou Goldberg is the Elihu Professor of Economics at Yale University. She is a former Chief Economist of the World Bank Group, former Vice-President of the American Economic Association and President elect of the Econometric Society (for 2021).
She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a recipient of both Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and Sloan Research Fellowships, and recipient of the Bodossaki Prize in Social Sciences. She is also a research associate at the National Bureau of Economics Research (NBER – currently on leave) and board member of the Bureau of Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD). From 2011-2017 she was Editor-in-Chief of the American Economic Review. Her main research interests include International Trade, Development, and Applied Microeconomics. She holds a Ph.D in Economics from Stanford University and a Diploma in Economics from the University of Freiburg, Germany.
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