About this blog and its founder

This blog: This blog features content in the area of economic policy and the world of economics. It features analysis, charts, interesting links, book reviews, and interactive Wolfram CDFs, which allow the reader to explore the implications of changing the assumptions underlying an economic model. It hosts some information and outputs from ongoing research in macroeconomics and monetary & financial economics.

My bio: Blog founder and economist Greg Hannsgen is formerly of multiplier-effect.org, where his posts appeared from 2010-2015. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Notre Dame du Lac, Notre Dame, Indiana. He also holds degrees from Swarthmore College and the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs. Before founding this blog site, he had been most recently a member of the macroeconomics team at the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College, where he now holds the title of research associate. Also in the recent past, he has taught at the State University of New York at New Paltz (SUNY New Paltz). He lives and works in the mid-Hudson Valley in the State of New York and also blogs at healthyveganhudsonvalley.com.

This nonprofit, nonpartisan .org website also seeks funding through grants or donations. If you have a site on a related topic, we encourage you to link to our homepage, posts, or other pages. Material copyright by Greg Hannsgen except where other rights supersede. In part because this is not a commercial site, Wolfram CDFs appearing here can be adapted or reused by others, provided that credit is given to Greg Hannsgen’s Economics Blog or Greg Hannsgen for the original version. We even encourage readers who feel so inclined to construct their own examples, argue with us a bit, etc. See this page for details about rights that apply to FreeCDFs.

Contact information: Suggestions, ideas, media queries, etc. regarding this website can be sent to Greg Hannsgen at: mail at greghannsgen dot org. Also, if you wish to express an opinion on what you find here, feel free to add your comments directly to this site.

My academic career: (1) (Information about) my research can be found on the worldwide web at the following pages:

• www.levyinstitute.org/scholars/greg-hannsgen (bio page at a former employer, where I am now a research associate)
• Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN): http://ssrn.com/author=347347
• REPEC archive: http://econpapers.repec.org/RAS/pha363.htm
• researchgate (for researchers; log-in required): https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Greg_Hannsgen

(2) Some information about the models that I have been working on with Tai Young-Taft is available at the Fiscal Policy Model page on this site, which is under construction.

(3) See also my Teaching Resources page, which contains some materials from a course I taught on International Financial Crises in Spring 2015 at SUNY New Paltz. This page is also still under construction.

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