I am the Alvin H. Baum Professor in Economics and the College at the University of Chicago

I am a Research Associate in the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Economic Fluctuations and Growth program and a research fellow in the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)

I was the co-chair of the NBER Economic Fluctuations and Growth “Macro Perspectives” group with Richard Rogerson and Randall Wright from 2004-2014.

I was an editor of the Journal of Political Economy from 2004 to 2012.

For more details, you can download my curriculum vitae as an Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) file.


Conflict of Interest: My primary employer is the University of Chicago.  In addition, I have ad hoc consulting and teaching arrangements with a number of institutions.  During the last three years, the following institutions have paid me or given me research grants valued cumulatively at more than $5000:

  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
  • Banco Central de Chile
  • Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
  • Goldman Sachs Global Markets Institute
  • International Monetary Fund
  • National Science Foundation
  • Tsinghua University