Meet our new faculty: Jón Steinsson, economics

Jon SteinssonName: Jón Steinsson
Department: Economics
Degrees: A.B., Princeton, 2000; Ph.D., Harvard, 2007
Research interests: My main area of research is empirical macroeconomics with a focus on characterizing the effects that monetary and fiscal policy has on the economy.
Fun fact: I’m originally from Iceland; I love running, cycling and reading about history.

Read an interview with Jón Steinsson and his new colleague Emi Nakamura on the economics website. 

Each week, Berkeley News is highlighting faculty who are new to campus this fall. Read more here.