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Brookings Papers on Economic Activity

BPEA Leadership

Current BPEA Editors

 

Janice Eberly, James R. and Helen D. Russell Professor of Finance, Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management

James Stock, Harold Hitchings Burbank Professor of Political Economy, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University; member of the faculty, Harvard Kennedy School

Past BPEA Editors

Justin Wolfers (2009–15), Professor of Public Policy; Professor of Economics, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan

David Romer (2009–15), Herman Royer Professor of Political Economy, University of California, Berkeley

N. Gregory Mankiw (2008), Robert M. Beren Professor of Economics, Harvard University

Lawrence Summers (2008), Charles W. Eliot University Professor, President Emeritus, Harvard University

Douglas Elmendorf (2007–8), Dean of Faculty, Harvard Kennedy School; Don K. Price Professor of Public Policy

William Gale (2007), The Arjay and Frances Fearing Miller Chair in Federal Economic Policy; Senior Fellow, Economic Studies, the Brookings Institution; Director, Retirement Security Project; Co-Director, Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center

Peter Reiss (1993–7), Professor in the Graduate School of Business; Professor, by courtesy, of Economics

Martin Baily (1987–98) Bernard L. Schwartz Chair in Economic Policy Development; Senior Fellow, Economic Studies, Center on Regulation and Markets, the Brookings Institution

Clifford Winston (1987–98) Searle Freedom Trust Senior Fellow, Economic Studies, the Brookings Institution

William Brainard (1980–2007), Arthur M. Okun Professor of Economics Emeritus, Yale University

George Perry (1970–2007), Senior Fellow, Economic Studies, the Brookings Institution

Arthur Okun (1970–9), Former Fellow, Economic Studies, the Brookings Institution

 

BPEA Advisory Council

Stephanie Aaronson, Vice President and Director of Economic Studies, The Brookings Institution

Katharine Abraham, Professor of Economics and Survey Methodology, University of Maryland

George Akerlof, University Professor, Georgetown University, McCourt School of Public Policy; joint recipient of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Economics

Ben Bernanke, Distinguished Fellow in Residence, The Brookings Institution; former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board and the Federal Open Market Committee

Olivier Blanchard, C. Fred Bergsten Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics; Robert M. Solow Professor of Economics Emeritus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; President of the American Economic Association

William Brainard, Arthur M. Okun Professor of Economics Emeritus, Yale University; former Editor of the Brookings Papers on Economic Activity

Steven J. Davis, William H. Abbott Distinguished Service Professor of International Business and Economics, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business

Jason Furman, Professor of the Practice of Economic Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; former Chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers

Robert E. Hall, Robert and Carole McNeil Joint Hoover Senior Fellow and Professor of Economics, Stanford University; Chair of the Business Cycle Dating Committee

Peter Blair Henry, WR Berkley Professor of Economics and Finance and Dean Emeritus, New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business

Caroline Hoxby, Scott and Donya Bommer Professor in Economics, Stanford University

Gregory Mankiw, Robert M. Beren Professor of Economics; former Chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers; former Editor of the Brookings Papers on Economic Activity

Maurice Obstfeld, Class of 1958 Professor of Economics, University of California, Berkeley; Nonresident Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics; former Chief Economist, International Monetary Fund

George Perry, Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution; co-founder and former Editor of the Brookings Papers on Economic Activity

David Romer, Herman Royer Professor of Political Economy, University of California, Berkeley; former Editor of the Brookings Papers on Economic Activity

Louise Sheiner, Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution

Justin Wolfers, Professor of Economics and Public Policy, University of Michigan; former Editor of the Brookings Papers on Economic Activity

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