A copy of my CV can be downloaded here.
Justin Wolfers is a Professor of Economics and a Professor of Public Policy at the University of Michigan and a Visiting Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. He is also an editor of the Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, a member of the Congressional Budget Office Panel of Economic Advisers, a Visiting Professor of Economics at the University of Sydney, a Research Associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research; a Non-Resident Senior Fellow with the Brookings Institution, a Research Fellow with the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in Bonn; a Research Affiliate with the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London; an International Research Fellow with the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, and a Fellow of the CESifo, in Munich. He was previously a Visiting Professor at Princeton, an Associate Professor at Wharton, an Assistant Professor at Stanford Graduate School of Business, and an economist with the Reserve Bank of Australia.
Dr. Wolfers earned his Ph.D. in economics in 2001 from Harvard University, and was a Fulbright, Knox and Menzies Scholar. He earned his undergraduate degree in Economics in his native Australia at the University of Sydney in 1994, winning the University Medal. He was recently named by the IMF as one of the "25 economists under 45 shaping the way we think about the global economy."
Wolfers' research focuses on labor economics, macroeconomics, political economy, law and economics, social policy and behavioral economics. Beyond research, he is a contributing columnist for the New York Times, appears frequently on TV, radio and in print. He is also a popular teacher, with many teaching awards to his name.
Justin Wolfers says your iPhone is destroying your investment returns
My investment philosophy, explained.
Everyone’s favourite economist
A profile from my one-month sabbatical at the University of Sydney.
Lunch with Justin Wolfers: how to live, love and eat like an economist
I ate lunch. And also talked about economics.
Justin Wolfers's Washington
About my home away from home.
Justin Wolfers, economist
An interview about my work and my lasting connection to Australia.
Generation Next: 25 Under 45
The IMF named me as one of the "25 economists under 45 who are shaping the way we think about the global economy."
How Justin Wolfers Became a Bright Aussie Export
A very flattering profile of me in my roles as economist, partner, and dad, tracing my Aussie roots.
It's the Economy, Honey (plus personal advice in Lovenomics 101)
A very personal (and flattering) profile of Betsey Stevenson and me.
Love Between the Cost-Benefit Spreadsheets
Ways in which Betsey and I use economics to make everyday decisions.
TIME's 140 Best Twitter Feeds of 2013
Betsey and I are called "the power couple of public policy. Though they can get a bit wonkish."
Justin Wolfers Explains the Geek Chic of Economics
A conversation about my approach to economics.
Much-Watched Couple in Economics Lands at U. of Michigan
A profile following our move to Michigan.
Economists in Love: Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
An interview in which Betsey and I talk about how economics informs our personal choices.
Interview with the Richmond Fed
A discussion of my recent research projects and my general perspectives on economics.
A profile piece discussing my work on the human side of economics
Everythingonomics (scanned version with photo)
Australian Financial Review, April 19, 2008
An interesting assessment of the current state of economics.
ESPN Magazine: "Behind-the-scenes" powerbrokers in sports
ESPN Magazine, October 8, 2007.
And I get called the "Agitator".
Profile: A Bettor World (html version)
A (rather colorful) profile.
Radio: Economics Reimagined (Full 1 hour program, mp3)
Radio discussion about the future of economics. Full program includes Diane Coyle, Stefano DellVigna and Jesse Rothstein
The Future of Economics Isn't So Dismal (table)
Describes 13 young economists (including yours truly) as "the future of economics".
Game for a laugh
The Glebe, February 27, 1991
On my first day of college, I won the University of Sydney's Giant Twister championship.
Disclosure of my various paid activities is available here.