David H. Romer is a nonresident senior fellow in Economic Studies at Brookings and Professor of the Graduate School at the University of California, Berkeley. He is also editor of the Journal of Economic Literature, a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, a member of the NBER Business Cycle Dating Committee, and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He was Co-Director of the National Bureau of Economic Research’s Program in Monetary Economics from 2003 to 2018, co-editor of the Brookings Papers on Economic Activity from 2009 to 2015, and a Vice President of the American Economic Association in 2019. He received his Ph.D. from M.I.T. in 1985 and was an assistant professor at Princeton University from 1985 to 1988 before joining the Berkeley faculty. Much of his research focuses on the determinants and effects of monetary and fiscal policy. Other research interests include financial crises, the determinants of income differences across countries, and the microeconomic foundations of price stickiness. He is the author of the leading introductory graduate textbook in macroeconomics.