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Christiano named Alfred W. Chase Professor in Business Institutions

February 28, 2006 | by Pat Vaughan Tremmel

EVANSTON, Ill. --- Lawrence J. Christiano, professor of economics at Northwestern University, has been reappointed as the Alfred W. Chase Professor in Business Institutions.

A macroeconomic theorist with strong applied interests, Christiano has published more than 50 articles on econometric modeling, monetary policy and institutions, the business cycle and time series analysis, and the nature of fiscal policy in a global economy.

His articles have appeared in various publications, including Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Monetary Economics and International Economic Review.

Christiano, who joined Northwestern in 1992, is a research affiliate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, a consultant to the Federal Reserve Banks of Chicago, Cleveland and Minneapolis and a regular visitor to the European Central Bank, to collaborate on research. He also is a fellow of the Econometric Society. Since 1991, his work has been continuously supported by the National Science Foundation.

He was a visiting scholar at the International Monetary Fund, the European Central Bank and the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.

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