Brent Neiman

Edward Eagle Brown Professor of Economics at Booth School of Business (on leave) at University Of Chicago, Counselor to the Secretary at US Department of the Treasury

Brent Neiman is the Edward Eagle Brown Professor of Economics at Chicago Booth. He is currently taking a leave of absence from the University of Chicago in order to serve at the U.S. Treasury as the Deputy Undersecretary for International Finance and Development. 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 Co-director of the International Economics and Economic Geography Initiative 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. He is an Associate Editor of The American Economic Review and The Journal of International Economics and was previously an Associate Editor at The Quarterly Journal of 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.