Professor of Economics at the University of California
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James D. Hamilton has been a professor in the Economics Department at the University of California at San Diego since 1992. He served as department chair from 1999-2002, and has also taught at Harvard University and the University of Virginia. He received a Ph.D. in economics from the University ... more

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Steady Growth Continues
The Bureau of Economic Analysis announced yesterday that U.S. real GDP grew at a 2.1% annual rate in the fourth quarter of 2019. That’s slightly below the 2.3% average rate since the recovery from the Great Recession began in 2009:Q3.
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The Return Of The Fed’s Balance Sheet Policies
The Federal Reserve has increased the size of its balance sheet by a third of a trillion dollars over the last 15 weeks, returning to tools that a short while ago we thought it had abandoned.
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Growing A Little More Slowly
The Bureau of Economic Analysis announced today that U.S. real GDP grew at a 1.9% annual rate in the third quarter of 2019.
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Predicting The Next Recession
inaugural Juli Plant Grainger Institute lecture at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Economics on how to predict the next receission
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Economy Still Growing, But…
The Bureau of Economic Analysis announced that U.S. real GDP grew at a 2.1% annual rate in the second quarter of 2019. That’s pretty near the 2.2% average rate since the recovery from the Great Recession began in 2009:Q3.
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Libra: Economics Of Facebook’s Cryptocurrency
If the Libra becomes successful, it could undermine the ability of governments to force negative interest rates– the Libra could start to look like a more attractive money than euros.
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University of California, Berkeley
Ph.D.
/ 1983
Economics
University of California, Berkeley
Master's Degree
/ 1981
Economics
Colorado College
Bachelor's Degree
/ 1977
Economics

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