James Stock

Nonresident Senior Fellow – Economic Studies, Center on Regulation and Markets

James H. Stock is a nonresident senior fellow with the Center on Regulation and Markets at Brookings Institution and former co-editor of Brookings Papers on Economic Activity (BPEA). He is also the Harold Hitchings Burbank Professor of Political Economy, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, member of the faculty at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, and Vice Provost for Climate and Sustainability at Harvard University.

Stock served as member of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers from 2013-2014. Stock is a coauthor with Mark Watson of a leading introductory econometrics textbook and is on the climate advisory panel of Vulcan Philanthropies. He previously served as chair of the Harvard Economics Department from 2006-2009 and as co-editor of Econometrica from 2009-2012. Stock received a M.S. in statistics and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Berkeley.

  • Areas of Expertise

    • Macroeconomic forecasting
    • Monetary Policy
    • Econometric Methods
    • Environmental Policy
  • Current Positions

    • Harold Hitchings Burbank Professor of Political Economy, Harvard University
  • Past Positions

    • Member, Council of Economic Advisers (2013-2014)
    • Department of Economics, Harvard University (2006-2009)
  • Education

    • B.S. Physics, Yale University
    • M.A. Statistics, University of California, Berkeley
    • Ph.D. Economics, University of California, Berkeley
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