Andrew Atkeson

Stanley M. Zimmerman Professor of Economics and Finance
University of California, Los Angeles
10/5/15 10/30/15

Andrew Atkeson’s research interests include macroeconomics, international economics, monetary policy, firm dynamics, and innovation policies.

In addition to his position on the faculty, he serves as the Director of the Business Economics Program at UCLA. He is also a consultant economist for the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.  Prior to his current positions, Atkeson served as an associate professor of economics at the University of Minnesota and an assistant professor of economics at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Chicago.

In addition to his position as research associate at the National Bureau of Economics Research, Atkeson is currently a fellow of the Econometric Society. He serves as the associate editor of the Quarterly Journal of Economics and the foreign editor of the Review of Economic Studies. Over the years, Atkeson has received a great number of National Science Foundation Grants and has published a great number of papers on economics.

Atkeson received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Yale University and a PhD in economics from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. 


Atkeson presented at the Money and Banking Workshop on October 21, 2015.