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Jeffrey A. Frankel is James W. Harpel Professor
of Capital Formation and Growth. He directs the Program in
International Finance and Macroeconomics at the National Bureau of Economic Research,
where he is also on the Business Cycle Dating Committee which
officially declares recessions. He served at the Council of
Economic Advisers in 1983-84 and 1996-99; as CEA Member in the
Clinton Administration, Frankel's responsibilities included
international economics, macroeconomics, and the environment.
Before coming to Harvard in 1999, he was Professor of Economics at
the University of California at Berkeley.
His research interests include currencies, commodities, crises,
international finance, monetary policy, fiscal policy, regional
trade blocs, and international environmental issues. Born in San
Francisco, he graduated from Swarthmore College, and received his
economics PhD from MIT.
Advanced Macroeconomics for the Open Economy I
Advanced Macroeconomics for the Open Economy II
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Selected Publication Citations:
- Book Chapters
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "International Coordination." Policy
Challenges in a Diverging Global Economy. Federal Reserve Bank
of San Francisco, 2016.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Plaza Accord, 30 Years Later." Currency
Policy Then and Now: 30th Anniversary of the Plaza Accord.
Peterson Institute for International Economics, 2016.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Mauritius: African Success Story." African
Successes. Ed. Edwards, Sebastian, Simon Johnson, and David N.
Weil. University of Chicago Press, 2016.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Demonetization on Five Continents." Project
Syndicate, December 22, 2016.
- HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Globalization and Chinese Growth: Ends of
Trends?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-029, July
Frankel, Jeffrey A., and Jesse Schreger. "Bias in Official Fiscal
Forecasts: Can Private Forecasts Help?" HKS Faculty Research
Working Paper Series RWP16-021, May 2016.
- Magazine and Newspaper Articles
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Clinton Economics vs. Trump Economics."
Candidate Clinton’s Chance (An OMFIF Report). October 28,
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Liberalism." The Age of Reflection, 2
(10). January 2016, 3-6.