Edward Leamer
Chauncey J. Medberry Professor of Management, Professor of Economics and Professor of Statistics at UCLA

areas of expertise
  • Monetary policy
  • US economy
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Capital markets
  • China
  • Consumer Price Index
  • Economic forecasting
  • Emerging markets
  • Employment
  • Federal Reserve
education
  • PhD, Economics, University of Michigan
  • MA Mathematics and Statistics, University of Michigan
  • BA Mathematics, Princeton University

Edward Leamer is the Chauncey J. Medberry Professor of Management, Professor of Economics and Professor of Statistics at UCLA. He received a B.A. degree in mathematics from Princeton University and a Ph.D. degree in economics and an M.A. degree in mathematics from the University of Michigan. After serving as Assistant and Associate Professor at Harvard University he joined the University of California at Los Angeles in 1975 as Professor of Economics and served as Chair from 1983 to 1987. In 1990 he moved to the Anderson Graduate School of Management and was appointed to the Chauncey J. Medberry Chair. Professor Leamer is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a Fellow of the Econometric Society. He is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and a visiting scholar at the International Monetary Fund and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. He is currently serving as the Director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast.

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