Department of Economics
Campus Box, 1208
St. Louis, MO 63130-3629
Macroeconomic Dynamics; Economic Development; Monetary and Fiscal Policy
- Intertemporal Macroeconomics, 512 pages. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, February 1993.
- "Self-Fulfilling Prophecies", Journal of Economic Theory (December 1981): 380-396.
- "Threshold Externalities in Economic Development" (with Allan Drazen), Quarterly Journal of Economics (May 1990): 501-526.
- "Poverty Traps" (with John Stachuzski), Handbook of Economic Growth, ch.5.
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He received his Ph.D. degree in 1975 from Carnegie-Mellon, and has been affiliated with Brown, Penn, and UCLA. He was tenured in 1981 (Penn) and promoted to full professor in 1983 (Penn). He served as the Director of UCLA’s Program for Dynamic Economics from 1993 to 1997 and from 2000-2006. He has served as editor or co-editor for a number of top journals and has also been on journal advisory boards. He is a Fellow of the Econometric Society. His research focus is on macroeconomic dynamics and economic development.