Dean Corbae is a Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He also holds an appointment in the Department of Finance, Investment, and Banking at the Wisconsin School of Business. Corbae has been a Visiting Professor at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and Cambridge University, as well as a Visiting Scholar at the Federal Reserve Banks of Cleveland, Dallas, Minneapolis, and St. Louis. Corbae's research in macroeconomics and econometrics has been published in Econometrica, the Journal of Political Economy, and others. His current research projects focus on consumer credit and bankruptcy, foreclosures, and banking industry dynamics.
Corbae earned his B.A. in Economics from Colgate University in 1982 and his Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University in 1990.