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Eric Swanson - UC Irvine. Irvine, CA, US

Eric Swanson Eric Swanson

Professor of Economics | UC Irvine

Irvine, CA, UNITED STATES

Eric Swanson is an expert on inflation, recessions and what changes in interest rates mean for the economy.

Biography

Eric Swanson is a macroeconomist who studies unconventional monetary policy and the relationship between financial markets and the macroeconomy. He frequently provides expertise on inflation, recessions and what changes in interest rates mean for the economy.

Areas of Expertise (4)

Monetary Economics

Macroeconomics

Macro-Finance

Time Series Econometrics

Accomplishments (5)

Best Paper Prize, Journal of Monetary Economics

2022

Excellence in Refereeing Award, American Economic Review

2014, 2013

National Science Foundation Fellowship, Economics

1993–5, 1997–8

Department of Defense National Science & Engineering Fellowship, Mathematics

1992–3

Rosenberg Award, Top Graduate in Mathematics, Williams College

1992

Education (3)

Stanford University: Ph.D., Economics 1998

Stanford University: M.S.,, Mathematics 1994

Williams College: B.A., Mathematics 1992

Affiliations (5)

  • Associate Editor, Journal of Monetary Economics, 2017–present
  • Associate Editor, Quantitative Economics, 2017–present
  • Member, Financial Times/Chicago Booth IGM Economic Outlook Panel, 2021–present
  • Member, FiveThirtyEight/Chicago Booth IGM Economic Outlook Panel, 2020
  • Member, Academic Advisory Panel, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, 2020

Media Appearances (1)

Is a recession coming?

University of California, Irvine  

2022-07-30

With the inflation up and the GNP and stock prices down, UCI economist Eric Swanson explains that there’s nothing yet to fear … at least for now.

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Articles (3)

A reassessment of monetary policy surprises and high-frequency identification

National Bureau of Economic Research

2022

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The Federal Funds Market, Pre-and Post-2008

National Bureau of Economic Research

2022

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Measuring the effects of federal reserve forward guidance and asset purchases on financial markets

Journal of Monetary Economics

2021

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