Curriculum Vitae - Lise Vesterlund


Ph.D. in Economics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1997 Economics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1995
B.A. in Economics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 1990


Public Economics, Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Applied Microeconomics.

Principal Employment:

Andrew W. Mellon Professor, University of Pittsburgh, Sept. 2009-
Andrew W. Mellon Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh, 2007-2009
Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh, 2004-2007
Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh, Aug. 2001-Aug. 2004
Assistant Professor, Iowa State University, Sept. 1997- Aug. 2001

Other Appointments:

National Bureau of Economic Research: Research Associate, Public,2011-
American Economic Review, associate editor, 2011-
Journal of Public Economics, co-editor, 2010-
Journal of Economic Literature, Board of editors, 2010-
Journal of European Economic Association, associate editor, 2010-11
Journal of Public Economics, associate editor, 2008-10
Experimental Economics, associate editor, 2009-
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2005-10
Guest Editor: Journal of Public Economic Theory, associate editor, 2010
National Science Foundation, Economics Review Panel, 2004-06
Advisory Committee member for Women’s Philanthropy Institute, Center on Philanthropy, Indiana University, 2009-
Corporate Circle Advisory Board Member, National Council for Research on Women,New York City., 2009-
Associate Member, Center of Economic and Business Research, Copenhagen Business School, July 2005-August 2010
Visiting Assistant Professor, HBS, Harvard University, Aug. 2000- July 2001
Visiting Assistant Professor, Center of Philanthropy and Dept. of Econ., IUPUI, Fall 1999.


Click publications


National Science Foundation Grant, Charitable Giving and Cooperation, 2010-2013 ($276.640)

National Science Foundation Grant, Collaborative Research: Gender Differences in Competitive Attitudes, 2006-2009 ($198,545 awarded to Univ. of Pittsburgh)

National Science Foundation Grant, Charitable Giving and Fundraising, 2004-2007 ($240,000)

National Science Foundation Grant, Children’s Development of Economic Skills and Preferences, with William Harbaugh and Kate Krause, 2001-2004 ($340,000)

National Science Foundation Grant, Sequential Fundraising, 1999-2002 ($104,000)

MacArthur Foundation Grant, on risk, with William Harbaugh and Kate Krause, 19992001 ($5,000)

Russell Sage Foundation, grant awarded to arrange conference on behavioral economics, 1999 ($5,000)

Invited Scholar at the Center of Philanthropy and the Economics Department at IUPUI, Fall 1999 ($35,000)