Chancellor’s Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley
California Macroeconomics Conference Keynote Speaker
Saturday, October 22, 2022 | 12:00 p.m.
Claremont McKenna College
Jón Steinsson, Chancellor’s Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley, is also the co-director of the monetary economics program and a research associate at the NBER, a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a visiting researcher at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, a faculty affiliate at the Clausen Center for International Business and Policy at UC Berkeley, and an associate editor at both Econometrica and the Quarterly Journal of Economics. He is the author of many research articles and several survey papers.
Jón’s research explores the determinants of short-run macroeconomic fluctuations, the effects of different monetary and fiscal policies, and the dynamics of inflation and real exchange rates. Some of his most recent work examines the asymmetric dynamics of U.S. unemployment as well as the behavior of economic growth in pre-industrial England.
Jon received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University and his PhD in economics from Harvard University.