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Jeffrey Frankel
James W. Harpel Professor of Capital Formation and Growth
Office:
79 John F. Kennedy St. Littauer Bldg 217
617-496-3834
617-384-7329

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.

 

Courses

HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series

Book Chapters

Magazine and Newspaper Articles

Commentary

Contact

Phone: 617-496-3834
Office: 79 John F. Kennedy St. Littauer Bldg 217

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Budgets
Economic Development
Economics
Monetary Policy
Finance
Emerging Markets
Trade
South Africa
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China
Japan
Korea
Singapore
Europe
Latin America
Development
Economy/Trade
Presidential
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Presidency
Mexico
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International
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Harvard Kennedy School
79 John F. Kennedy St.
Mailbox: 83
Cambridge, MA 02138