Previous Visiting Distinguished Scholars have included:

Elizabeth Ananat, Assistant Professor of Public Policy Studies and Economics at Duke University.

Doug Almond, Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs and Economics, Columbia University.

Celeste Carruthers, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics and the Center for Business and Economic Research, University of Tennessee

Price Fishback, Professor of Economics, University of Arizona

Ron Haskins, Co-director, Brookings Center on Children and Families and the Budgeting for National Priorities Project.

Bradley Hardy, Assistant Professor, Department of Public Administration and Policy, American University

Analisa Packham, Assistant Professor of Economics, Miami University

Marianne Wanamaker, Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Tennessee