Cosmin L. Ilut
  • Cosmin L. Ilut

  • Assistant Professor
  • Economics
  • 238 Social Sciences Building
  • Campus Box 90097
  • Phone: (919) 660-1844
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  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Bio

    Cosmin L. Ilut has been part of the Duke faculty as an assistant professor since August 2009. Professor Ilut received his Ph.D. in economics from Northwestern University in 2009, his M.A. in economics from Central European University in 2004, and his B.A. in economics from Babes-Bolyai University in 2002.
  • Other

    News Story: New Faculty Member Cosmin Ilut 
  • Specialties

    • Macroeconomics
    • International Economics and Finance
    • Financial Economics
  • Research Summary

    Macroeconomics, International Finance, Economics of Information
  • Research Description

    Professor Ilut’s major fields of interest are macroeconomics, international finance, asset pricing, and economics of information. Specifically, he focuses on the role of expectations and how agents incorporate information. He is currently focusing on settings in which agents face model uncertainty. Based on decision theoretical foundations (ambiguity aversion), he studies the role of such uncertainties for understanding macroeconomic issues like business cycle fluctuations, asset pricing and optimal policy.
  • Education

      • PhD, Economics,
      • Northwestern University, Evanston, IL,
      • 2009
      • MA, Economics,
      • Central European University, Budapest, Hungary,
      • 2004
      • BS, Economics,
      • Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania,
      • 2002
  • Teaching

    • ECON 455.01
      • Physics 047
      • W 03:05 PM-05:35 PM
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