J. Bradford DeLong

Research Expertise and Interest

economics, globalization, economic growth, convergence, economics of post WWII Europe

Research Description

J. Bradford DeLong received his B. A., his M.A., and his Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University. His current research interests include economic growth, globalization, and convergence, and the economics of post WWII Europe.

In the News

Prices are spiking for homes, cars and gas. Don’t be alarmed, economists say

The U.S. Department of Labor reported yesterday that the Consumer Price Index rose 5% in May, following a 4.2% jump in April. But at UC Berkeley, high-level economists are offering some calming advice: A measure of inflation is inevitable as the U.S. economy comes back online, but it will likely be modest. And it will almost certainly blow over as the economy stabilizes.

Grant launches Berkeley Economic History Lab

The University of California, Berkeley’s Department of Economics is the recipient of a $1.25 million grant from the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) to develop a Berkeley Economic History Laboratory to train more historically literate economists who can contribute to policy debates and help avoid devastating economic crises.

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