Ray is the Slater Family Professor in Behavioral Economics at Boston University. His research – on topics ranging from corruption to racial preferences in dating to the impact of corporate philanthropy – has been published in leading economics journals, including the American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, and Quarterly Journal of Economics. Professor Fisman’s work has been covered widely in the popular press, from Maureen Dowd’s column in the New York Times to Al Jazeera to the Shanghai Daily. He also writes a monthly column for Slate Magazine. His latest book, Corruption: What Everyone Needs to Know with Miriam A. Golden, was published in April 2017.