The eight distinguished economists have made significant contributions within their fields.
He joins the organization in a research leadership role alongside fellow co-scientific director Amy Finkelstein.
The NYU professor’s research focuses on climate finance, household finance, social network analyses, real estate economics, and macroeconomics.
The Nobel Prize winner will give the presentation on Nov. 30.
Per Strömberg says the economists’ theories remain as relevant to fintech as they did to traditional banking in the 1980s.
He studied and worked at the institution for over 50 years and is most well known for his contributions to the field of game theory.
He is the Kenneth C. Griffin Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago and was recently named chief economist of Walmart.
He takes up the new post on September 1.
Ponomarev will join the University of Chicago on July 1 as an assistant professor.