Faculty Profile

Professor Roger E. A. Farmer received his Ph.D. from University of W. Ontario.
Research interests include: Causes of unemployment; the role of confidence, market psychology and self-fulfilling prophecies; the stock market and the business cycle; new approaches to monetary and fiscal policy; the role of the Fed

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Upcoming Events

November 24, 2014

  • Ettinger Fund Workshop in Macroeconomics
    Iourii Manovskii (UPenn) -- "Demand Stimulus and Inflation: Empirical Evidence (with Marcus Hagedorn and Jessie Handbury )"
    11:40 - 12:55 p.m. in Bunche Hall 9383

November 25, 2014

November 26, 2014

  • Econometrics Workshop
    Shu Shen (UC Davis) -- "Selective Instrumental Variable Regression"
    in Bunche Hall 9294

2014-2015 Ph.D. Job Market Candidates

Please visit our placement website to see the profiles of our 2014-2015 Ph.D. job market candidates.


Welcome New Faculty Members

We are pleased to announce Professor John Asker who obtained Ph.D in Economics from Harvard University, Assistant Professor David Atkin who obtained Ph.D in Economics at Princeton University and Assistant Professor Francois Geerolf who completed his Ph.D at Sciences Po(Paris).


Professor Lloyd Shapley wins the 2012 Nobel Prize in Economics

UCLA is proud to offer our warmest congratulations to Lloyd Shapley who shared the 2012 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics with Alvin Roth of Harvard University... Read More


Understanding the Current Economy: UCLA Economists Speak Out

In recent months, UCLA economists have actively written and spoken about the current economic crisis. We have compiled links (in chronological order) to the various opinions and ideas put forth by our economics faculty on issues such as how the current disaster was allowed to develop, how the proposed economic policies are likely to work, and what the future holds for our economy.







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