Reed College | Public Policy Lecture Series: Brad DeLong: “Financial Crisis and the Macroeconomy, 1825-Present”
Saturday, November 7, 2 p.m., Vollum lecture hall: J. Bradford DeLong, who served during the Clinton administration as deputy assistant secretary of economic policy for the U.S. Department of the Treasury, is professor of economics at UC Berkeley, chair of UC Berkeley’s political economy major, and a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research.. He has written on the evolution and functioning of the U.S. and other nations’ stock markets, the dynamics of long-run economic growth, the making of economic policy, the changing nature of the American business cycle, and the history of economic thought. Before joining the Treasury Department, DeLong was Danziger Associate Professor in the economics department at Harvard University. He has also been a John M. Olin Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, an assistant professor of economics at Boston University, and a lecturer in the department of economics at MIT.
Presented in partnership with the economics department and Reed's Parent & Family Weekend. Sponsored by the Walter Krause Fund for Lectures in Economics.