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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:
- Academic Journal/Scholarly Articles
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "China Is Not Yet Number One." Frontiers of
Economics in China 10.1 (March 2015): 1-6.
- 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. "Causes of Eurozone Crises." The Eurozone
Crisis: A Consensus View of the Causes and a Few Possible
Remedies. Ed. Richard Baldwin and Francesco Giavazzi. Center
for Economic Policy Research, 2015, 109-120.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Reckoning With Inequality." Korea
Herald, March 27, 2016.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Who is Right on U.S. Financial Reform?
Sanders, Clinton, or the Republicans?" Straits Times,
February 24, 2016.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "China's Slowdown and the Chinese Stock
Market." VoxEU, January 27, 2016.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "A Fair, Efficient and Feasible Climate
Agreement." Project Syndicate, December 17, 2015.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "International Macroeconomic Policy
Coordination." VoxEU, December 9, 2015.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Congress Should Give TPP a Thumbs Up."
Boston Globe, November 11, 2015.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Why Support TPP? Critics should read the
agreement and keep an open mind." Guardian, October 11,
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Misinterpreting Chinese Intervention in
Financial Markets." China-US Focus, September 10, 2015.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Now is the Right Time to Reform Oil Pricing."
Guardian, August 10, 2015.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Is Tsipras the New Kim Dae-jung?" Korea
Herald, July 20, 2015.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Chimera of Currency Manipulation."
Korea Herald, June 14, 2015.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "New and Improved Trade Agreements?" Project
Syndicate, May 7, 2015.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Asia Games Are Not a Zero-Sum." Project
Syndicate, April 23, 2015.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Will Fed Tightening Choke Emerging Markets?"
Project Syndicate, March 23, 2015.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Chinese Currency Manipulation Not a Problem."
East Asia Forum, March 9, 2015.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The End of Republican Obstruction." Project
Syndicate, January 19, 2015.
- Edited Volumes
Frankel, Jeffrey A., Helene Rey, and Andrew Rose, eds. Journal
of International Economics Special Issue - International Seminar on
Macroeconomics. Elsevier, July 2015.
- 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.
Frankel, Jeffrey A., and Ayako Saiki. "Does It Matter If
Statistical Agencies Frame the Month’s CPI Report on a 1-Month or
12-Month Basis?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series
RWP16-011, March 2016.
- Magazine and Newspaper Articles
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "International Finance and Macroeconomics."
NBER Reporter OnLine. 2015.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Congress, China, and Currency Manipulation."
China-U.S. Focus. April 9, 2015.