Media Kit


For interviews with Lars Peter Hansen and for other media inquiries, please contact:

Diana Petrova
MFR Program Executive Director 
Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics
University of Chicago
1126 E. 59th Street

Chicago, IL 60637

Office: 773-702-3908


The following resources are provided as a courtesy to reporters and media personnel who are covering Professor Hansen’s work. Please note that Professor Hansen’s most current CV may be downloaded from the menu bar at the top of this site. Additional resources can be made available upon request.

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Proposed Biography 

Lars Peter Hansen is the David Rockefeller Distinguished Service Professor and the Director of BFI’s Macro Finance Research (MFR) Program at the University of Chicago. He is the leading expert in economic dynamics who works at the forefront of economic thinking and modeling, drawing approaches from macroeconomics, finance, and statistics. Hansen has made fundamental advances in our understanding of how economic agents cope with changing and risky environments. He is the recipient of the 2013 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel.