Skip to main content
University of Wisconsin–Madison

Menzie Chinn

Expert on international finance, macroeconomics, fiscal policy and monetary policy.

Professor, La Follette School of Public Affairs, economics LaFollette School of Public Affairs Work: 608-262-7397 — Home and cell phones available upon request mchinn@lafollette.wisc.edu Home page

Topics

  • International currencies
  • Determinants of exchange and interest rates
  • Effectiveness of fiscal policy
  • Government debt and deficits

Achievements

  • Author, Lost Decades: The Making of America’s Debt Crisis and the Long Recovery (September 2011, W.W. Norton) (with Jeffry Frieden).
  • Senior economist, White House Council of Economic Advisers, 2000-01
  • Member, International Finance and Macroeconomics program, National Bureau of Economic Research
  • Member, Congressional Budget Office Panel of Economic Advisers, 2011-2012

Tags