About the Speaker
Bennett T. McCallum is the H.J. Heinz Professor of Economics in the Graduate School of Industrial Administration at Carnegie Mellon University.
His other positions include those of a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, a research advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, and a Fellow of the Econometric Society. Professor McCallum has also been a consultant to the Federal Reserve Board and a visiting scholar at the IMF, the Bank of Japan, and the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.
He is the author of Monetary Economics: Theory and Policy (Macmillan,1989) and International Monetary Economics (Oxford Univ. Press, 1996). In addition, he has published over 125 papers on a variety of topics in monetary economics, macroeconomics, and econometrics.
He currently serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Monetary Economics; Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking; Economics Letters; and the International Journal of Finance and Economics. He is a former co-editor of the American Economic Review and since 1995 has been co-editor of the Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy.
For more information about Professor McCallum and his research interests, please see his home page on the Carnegie Mellon University web site.