Jeffrey A. Frankel, Harvard Kennedy School

Capital Formation and Growth for Science and International Affairs Professor School of Government Cambridge, Massachusetts Jeffrey_Frankel@harvard.edu Office: (617) 496-3834

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Jeffrey Frankel is James W. Harpel Professor of Capital Formation and Growth at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. 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 Commi...

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Bio/Research

Jeffrey Frankel is James W. Harpel Professor of Capital Formation and Growth at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. 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 appointed by President Clinton, Frankel's responsibilities included international economics, macroeconomics, and the environment. Before moving East, he had been Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley. He is on advisory panels for the Federal Reserve Banks of New York and Boston, the Peterson Institute for International Economics, and the Bureau of Economic Analysis. His research interests include international finance, currencies, monetary and fiscal policy, commodities, regional blocs, and global environmental issues. He was born in San Francisco, graduated from Swarthmore College, and received his Economics PhD from MIT.



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