Professor Of Economics At Harvard University, Emmanuel Farhi Has Passed Away
Brilliant researcher, Professor Of Economics At Harvard University, Emmanuel Farhi Has Passed Away. Emmanuel Farhi was reported to have died on July 24 2020. His cause of death or what killed him is not yet known as at the time of filing this report.
Emmanuel Farhi began his career in the economics department of Harvard University in 2006, he became a full professor in 2010.
Based on mathematical models, her work aims to shed light on concrete problems such as macro-prudential regulation, understanding crises or the impact of fiscal policy decisions.
His death was made known to the public by Phd Candidate in Business Economics at UCLA, Bruno Pellegrino in a series of tweets.
The tweets reads..
Such tragic news to wake up to. So sad for the unexpected loss of Emmanuel Farhi. A role model for many young economists. Deepest condolences to his friends and family, his colleagues at Harvard, and his many coauthors, including @DBaqaee, @m_maggiori., @itskhoki and many others.
Such tragic news to wake up to. So sad for the unexpected loss of Emmanuel Farhi. A role model for many young economists. Deepest condolences to his friends and family, his colleagues at Harvard, and his many coauthors, including @DBaqaee, @m_maggiori, @itskhoki and many others.
— Bruno Pellegrino (@bpellegr_econ) July 24, 2020
Tributes Floods Twitter
I lost a friend and economics lost one of its most brilliant minds. It is difficult to absorb this and I am at loss for words. Emmanuel was a wonderful person, graceful and kind, as well as a truly special and prolific economist. Rest in peace, Emmanuel.https://t.co/BEX6385nWp
— Alp Simsek (@alpsimsek_econ) July 24, 2020
Very sad today as my Harvard Economics colleague Professor Emmanuel Farhi died unexpected yesterday. https://t.co/YPaFkbuEP7
His work was very wide ranging, including writing important papers on financial stability.
— Neil Shephard (@shephard_neil) July 24, 2020
Shocked and saddened to hear of Emmanuel Farhi’s passing. His research will always be a guiding light for all (and especially juniors) in the Macro/PF space.
— Joshua Bernstein (@bernstein_j) July 24, 2020
Few Things You Need To Know About Emmanuel Farhi
Emmanuel Farhi is the Robert C. Waggoner Professor of Economics at Harvard University. His research focuses on macroeconomics, finance, international economics, and public finance. His papers have been published in leading journals including the American Economic Review, the Journal of Political Economy, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Econometrica, the Review of Economic Studies and the Journal of Financial Economics. He is a member of the Commission Economique de la Nation, a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and at the Center for Economic Policy Research. He is a former member of the Conseil d’Analyse Economique to the french prime minister.
He was awarded the 2009 Bernacèr Prize for the best European economist under the age of 40 by the Observatory of the European Central Bank, the 2011 Mallinvaud prize by the French Economic Association, the 2013 Best Young Economist prize by Le Monde and the Cercles des Economistes, and the 2013 Banque de France and Toulouse School of Economics prize in Macroeconomics and Finance. In 2014, he was named one of the 25 best economists under 45 by the IMF.
He grew up in France where he attended the École Normale Supérieure and the Corps des Mines. He was awarded his Ph.D. by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2006.