Robert J. Gordon

Robert J. Gordon

Stanley G. Harris Professor

Office: Arthur Andersen Hall, Room 350

Telephone: 847-491-3616

E-mail: rjg@northwestern.edu

Research Interests: Macroeconomics

PhD: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1967

Robert Gordon is a macroeconomist with a particular interest in unemployment, inflation, and both the long-run and cyclical aspects of labor productivity. He is the author of a textbook in intermediate macroeconomics, now in its 12th edition, and is working on a major new book on the history of the American standard of living.. He is a Fellow of the Econometric Society and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. For more than three decades, he has been a member of the National Bureau of Economic Research's Business Cycle Dating Committee, which determines the start and end dates for recessions in the United States.

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July 9, 2012