The environmental economist took up the appointment on May 9.
The eight distinguished economists have made significant contributions within their fields.
Schmalensee is widely known as an expert in industrial organization economics and for his work on multisided platforms.
The NYU professor’s research focuses on climate finance, household finance, social network analyses, real estate economics, and macroeconomics.
The Chicago Booth professor will begin work at the reserve bank in January.
She receives the award for her research on economic policy across an array of different areas.
The Brazilian central banker assumes office on Dec. 19.
He will join the institution on Jan. 1 next year.
Among the economists being considered are the deputy director of Mexico’s central bank, an IMF executive and a former finance minister of Chile.
His work focused on macroeconomic problems in developing economies, and he led MIT’s economics department between 1986 and 1990.