J. Bradford DeLong biography

J. Bradford DeLong

Economist, Academic

1960 –


Who is J. Bradford DeLong?

James Bradford DeLong commonly known as Brad DeLong, is a professor of Economics and chair of the Political Economy major at the University of California, Berkeley. He served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of the United States Department of the Treasury in the Clinton Administration under Lawrence Summers. He is also a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, and is a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

Along with Joseph Stiglitz and Aaron Edlin, DeLong is co-editor of The Economists' Voice, and has been co-editor of the widely read Journal of Economic Perspectives. He is also the author of a textbook, Macroeconomics, the second edition of which he coauthored with Martha Olney. He writes a monthly syndicated op-ed column for Project Syndicate.

As an official in the Treasury Department in the Clinton administration, he worked on the 1993 budget, on the Uruguay Round of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, on the North American Free Trade Agreement, on the unsuccessful health care reform effort, and on other policies.

DeLong is an active blogger; his blog Grasping Reality with Both Invisible Hands covers political, technical, and economic issues as well as criticism of their coverage in the media.


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Jun 24, 1960
Also known as
  • Bradford DeLong
  • United States of America
  • Harvard University
  • Boston University
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Harvard University
Lived in
  • Boston

on July 23, 2013

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