Curriculum Vitae


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Contact
Toulouse School of Economics
21 Allée de Brienne
31000 Toulouse
France

phone: +33-5-61-12-85-44
email: thomas.chaney@gmail.com

Born: May 11, 1977
Citizen of France (US permanent resident)
Married to Marianne Andries
Two children: Gaspard (2005) and Leo (2008)


Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ph.D. in Economics, 2005
Thesis advisor: Xavier Gabaix

Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France
M.A. in Economics, 2000


Academic Positions
Toulouse School of Economics
Professor of Economics
since 2012

University of Chicago, Department of Economics
Assistant Professor and Thornber Research Fellow
2005-2013 (on leave 2008-09 and 2012-13)


Visiting Positions
University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute
Visiting Scholar, July-August 2014
Visiting Fellow, July-August 2013

Yale University, Cowles Foundation
Cowles visitor, April 2013

Princeton University,
 Department of Economics
Peter B. Kenen Visiting Fellow, 2008-2009

London School of Economics
Visiting Researcher, 2002-2003


Other Positions
Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)
Research Affiliate, since 2009 (International Trade and Regional Economics)

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Faculty Research Fellow, 2006-2013 (International Trade and Investment)

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Research Department Consultant, 2006-2012


Editorial Activity
Review of Economic Studies
Associate editor (member of the Board of Editors), since 2013.


Awards
2013-2018        ERC starting grant 337272-FiNet (Firm Networks, Trade and Growth: 1,169,400€).
2013, 10, 09     Excellence in Refereeing Award, American Economic Review.
2011-2014        NSF grant SES-1061622 (The Network Structure of International Trade: $267,930).
2011 and 2010  Most or 2nd most highly cited young economist (IDEAS: 5 years or less).
2008-2009        Kenen Fellowship, Princeton.
2005-2012        Thornber Research Fellowship, University of Chicago.
2005                Review of Economic Studies European Tour.
2005                Robert M. Solow Prize for Graduate Student Excellence, MIT.
2002-2003        European Commission Grant.
2000-2002        MIT, Graduate Fellowship.
1997-2001        Ecole Normale Supérieure, Full Fellowship.


Publications
November 2014, 104(11): 3600-34 | [PDF] | [Data/Code] | [Appendix]
American Economic Review

(with Ralph Ossa, Chicago Booth)
May 2013, 90(1): 177-80 | [PDF]
Journal of International Economics

The Collateral Channel: How Real Estate Shocks Affect Corporate Investment
(with David Sraer, Berkely; and David Thesmar, HEC Paris)
October 2012, 102(6): 2381-2409 | [PDF] | [Data/Code] | [Appendix]
American Economic Review (lead article)

Exchange Rate Pass-Through in a Competitive Model of Pricing-to-Market
(with Raphael Auer, Swiss National Bank)
February 2009, 41(s1): 151-75 | [PDF] | [Appendix]
Journal of Money, Credit and Banking

Distorted Gravity: the Intensive and Extensive Margins of International Trade
September 2008, 98(4): 1707-21 | [PDF] | [Appendix] 
American Economic Review


Book Chapters
Preliminary version: September 2014 | [PDF]
Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Networks
edited by Yann Bramoulle, Andrea Galleoti and Bryan Rogers
Oxford University Press


Working Papers
Work in Progress
Network Business Cycles

Ethnic Minorities and International Migrants, Trade and Investment
(with Konrad Burchardi, IIES Stockholm; and Tarek Hassan, Booth)

Economic Geography and International Inequality in General Equilibrium
(with Ralph Ossa, Booth; and Steve Redding, Princeton)

Production Clusters


Teaching Experience
Toulouse School of Economics
Trade and Growth I and II (DEEQA, Ph.D.).
Macroeconomics (L3, Undergraduate).
Topics in Economics (L1, Undergraduate).
University of Chicago
Firms and International Trade (Econ 357, Ph.D.).
Macroeconomics (Econ 202, Undergraduate).


Presentations
2015: Northwestern, Chicago Fed, ERWIT (CEPR trade), Trans-pyrenean Macro Conference (Toulouse-Barcelona), Paris School of Economics, Marseille.
2014: Budapest (CEU), Columbia (Econ and GSB), Chicago (BFI), UCL, LSE.
2013: Oxford, Yale, Hong Kong (HKUST), Budapest (CEU), KU Leuven (keynote lecture), Mannheim.
2012: LBS, LSE, BU, Rochester, UW Madison, NY Fed, Harvard, Princeton (IES), Erasmus-Rotterdam, Louvain-CORE, Zurich, Bilkent-Ankara, Hitotsubashi-Tokyo.
2011: Chicago, UC Berkeley, UBC Vancouver (2), Penn State, Brown, Sciences Po (Paris), Bocconi, Toulouse.
2010: Chicago (math), UQAM, Toulouse, Sciences Po (Paris), NBER SI (trade), Princeton, Wharton, UW Milwaukee, Yale, Toronto, Columbia, IMF, Harvard, MIT, NYU.
2009: LBS, LSE, INSEAD, Michigan Ann Arbor, UC San Diego, UCLA.
2008: UC Berkeley, San Francisco Fed, Kellogg, Chicago Booth, Princeton, Stanford, UC Santa Cruz.
2007: Dartmouth, UBC Vancouver, Paris School of Economics, Prague (SED), Princeton (IES), Board of Governors, Spanish Central Bank, NYU, UC Boulder, UW Madison, Purdue, NBER SI (real estate).
2006: Columbia, Chicago, UT Austin, European University Institute, Penn State, Chicago Fed.
2005: Chicago (Econ and GSB), Harvard, MIT, NYU, Columbia, UC Berkeley, UC San Diego, UW Madison, UPenn, LSE, Toulouse, BU, BC, INSEAD, Board of Governors, NY Fed, World Bank, NBER SI (trade).


Dissertation supervision
Graduation year and initial placement in parenthesis, * if committee chair.
University of Chicago
Stefania Garetto                 (2008, Princeton IES Fellow and Boston University)
Abderrahmane Reda Cherif  (2008, International Monetary Fund)
Asier Mariscal                     (2010, University of Alicante)
Marc Teignier-Baque           (2010, University of the Basque Country)
Dan Lu                              (2011, Princeton IES Fellow and Rochester University)
Ferdinando Monte              (2011, John Hopkins Carey Business School)
Mehmet Fatih Ulu              (2012, Turkish Central Bank)
Anna Wong                       (2012, US Treasury)
Luke Threinen                   (2012, Temple University)
Fernando Perez Cervantes  (2013, Mexican Central Bank)
Seyedali Madani Zadeh      (2013, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran)
Sebastian Sotelo               (2014, Michigan Ann Arbor)
Adriaan Ten Kate*            (2014, Alvarez & Marsal)
Enghin Atalay                   (2014, UW Madison)
Toulouse School of Economics
Julien Sauvagnat      (on the job market 2014-15)
Mattia Girotti           (on the job market 2014-15)
Francois de Soyres* (current)
Johanna Schauer*    (current)
Shekhar Tomar*      (current)
Maxime Liegey*       (current)
Joakim Moller*         (current)
Simon Fuchs*          (current)
Lan Lan*                 (current)


Refereeing
American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Political Economy, Econometrica, Review of Economic Studies, Science, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Journal of the European Economic Association, European Economic Review, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Economic Theory, Review of Economics and Statistics, American Economic Journal: Micro, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, Journal of Economic Dynamic and Control, Canadian Journal of Economics, Economica, International Economic Review, Review of World Economics, IMF Review, Economic Journal, Journal of Applied Econometrics, B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, Review of Financial Studies, National Science Foundation. 


References
Bob Lucas (University of Chicago)
Sam Kortum (Yale University)
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg (Princeton University)
Xavier Gabaix (NYU Stern)