Brent Neiman is the Edward Eagle Brown Professor of Economics at Chicago Booth. He conducts research on international macroeconomics, finance, and trade and is a co-founder and principal investigator of the Global Capital Allocation Project. He serves as the Director of the Initiative on International Economics at the Becker Friedman Institute, an Executive Board member of the Initiative for Global Markets at Chicago Booth, a Research Associate in the International Finance and Macroeconomics and the International Trade and Investment groups at the National Bureau of Economic Research, a Research Fellow at the Center for Economic Policy Research, and an Associate Editor of The American Economic Review, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, and The Journal of International Economics. He previously served as the staff economist for international finance on the White House Council of Economic Advisers and has worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, at McKinsey and Company, and at the McKinsey Global Institute.
Updated Draft of Neiman-Vavra
October 29, 2020 | Our paper "The Rise of Niche Consumption" documents divergent trends in the concentration of household and aggregate spending and develops a novel and analytically tractable model of heterogeneous households to explain and interpret these trends. Check it out here.Read More
October 15, 2020 | I'm hiring! If interested in working with me and outstanding colleagues next year on international macro, finance, and trade, please click here to learn more about and apply to the full-time position. Would be a great fit for someone interested in getting 2 years of research…Read More
Co-Organizing the Stanford Big-Data Initiative in International Macro-Finance
August 24, 2020 | I am co-organizing with Matteo Maggiori and Jesse Schreger the Stanford Big-Data Initiative in International Macro-Finance, which is a series of lectures (online this year, and recorded) given by the three of us plus Susan Athey, Nicholas Bloom, Alberto Cavallo, Wenxin Du, Tarek Hassan, Chad Jones,…Read More