Robert Topel

Professor in the Center for Economics, Politics, and History

Professor Robert Topel was previously Co-Director of the Energy Policy Institute at Chicago Booth School of Business and a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. He has held visiting and research positions at a number of institutions, including the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, the World Bank, the Economics Research Center of the National Opinion Research Center, and the Rand Corporation.

Topel and fellow Chicago Booth faculty member Kevin Murphy won the 2007 Kenneth J. Arrow Award for the best research paper in health economics. The award is given annually by the International Health Economics Association.