Ismael Mourifié

Ismael Mourifié

Professor of Economics
NBER Research Associate
Member of the PhD Admissions Committee
Member of the PhD Committee
NBER Research Associate: Labor Studies
PhD, University of Montréal
research interests:
  • Micro-econometrics (Identification issues: Theory and applications); Causal inference and Policy evaluation; Empirical matching models.
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    • Department of Economics
    • MSC 1208‐228‐308
    • Washington University in St. Louis
    • One Brookings Drive
    • St. Louis, MO 63130-4899
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    Professor Mourifié's research focuses on the intersection of micro-econometrics (Identification issues: Theory and applications); applied economic theory,  and empirical microeconomics.

    Ismael Mourifié is currently a Professor of Economics at Washington University in St. Louis. He is also a Research Associate in Labor studies at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and a member of the Early Childhood Interventions Network at the University of Chicago.  Mourifié research interests lie in Microeconometrics, especially, identification issues in incomplete models, causal inference, policy evaluations, and empirical matching models. His works have been published in leading economics and statistical journals such as Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Labor Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Econometrics, and Biometrika. He is currently an associate editor at the Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Business of Economic & Statistics, and Annals of Economics and Statistics, and has been the 2017 recipient of the John C. Polanyi Prize in Economic Science. Since 2022, Ismael  Mourifié has co-chaired the  Canadian Economics Diversity Committee initiative.

    Prior to joining Washington University in St. Louis,  Ismael Mourifié was a Professor of Economics at the University of Toronto and has been a visiting faculty scholar at Berkeley and  Chicago Universities.

    Professor Mourifié is originally from Cote d'Ivoire, received a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the University Sidi-Ben Abdallah (Morocco) in 2005, an M.Sc in Statistics from INSEA (Morocco) in 2008, and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Montreal in 2014.