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David romer David Romer is the Royer Professor in Political Economy at the University of California, Berkeley, where he has been on the faculty since 1988. He is also co-director of the program in Monetary Economics at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He received his A.B. from Princeton University and his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has been on the faculty at Princeton and has been a visiting faculty member at M.I.T. and Stanford University. At Berkeley, he is a three-time recipient of the Graduate Economic Association’s distinguished teaching and advising awards. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a former member of the Executive Committee of the American Economic Association, and co-editor of the Brookings Papers on Economic Activity. Most of his recent research focuses on monetary and fiscal policy; this work considers both the effects of policy on the economy and the determinants of policy. His other research interests include the foundations of price stickiness, empirical evidence on economic growth, and asset-price volatility. He is married to Christina Romer, with whom he frequently collaborates. They have three children, Katherine, Paul, and Matthew.