Dr. Persico is the John L. and Helen Kellogg Professor of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. He is the director of the Center for Mathematical Studies in Economics and Management Science. Dr. Persico received a PhD in Economics from Northwestern University in 1996, and from 2006 to 2011 he was Professor of Economics, and Professor of Law and Society, at NYU. Dr. Persico has received a number of honors and fellowships, including several National Science Foundation Grants, and he was an Alfred P. Sloan research fellow from 2002-2004. He served on numerous editorial boards including those of Econometrica and of The American Economic Review. He is currently a co-editor of the Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization. Dr. Persico has published in the areas of economic theory, political economy, law and economics, and labor economics.