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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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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Yield Curve Inversion
The gap between long-term and short-term interest rates has narrowed sharply over the last year and is now dipping into negative territory. Historically that’s often been a signal that slower economic growth or even an economic recession ahead.
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U.S. Economy Keeps Growing - Friday, April 26
The U.S. economic expansion has now been under way for 9 and 3/4 years, one quarter shy of the longest expansion on record (1991:Q2-2001:Q1).
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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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