Mario Crucini

Professor of Economics at Vanderbilt University

Mario Crucini, born in Canada in 1962, is a Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at Vanderbilt University, a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a Senior Fellow at the Globalization and Monetary Policy Institute at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Monetary Economics and Co-founder and Co-Director of the Center for International Price Research and the Midwest Macroeconomics Group. He received his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Rochester and an Honors B.A., from the University of Western Ontario. He has held appointments on the faculty at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; the Ohio State University; the Stern School of Business, New York University and the Melbourne Business School. He has been a Visiting Scholar at Queens University, the International Monetary Fund, the Central Bank of Brazil, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta, Minneapolis, New York and St. Louis. He travels internationally as an invited speaker to academic departments and central banks. His research involves various facets of the international business cycle, with focus on international business cycle transmission, microeconomic and macroeconomic aspects of international price determination and the role of commercial policy during the Great Depression. His research has been supported by the National Science Foundation and appears in the American Economic Review, the Journal of Monetary Economics, the Journal of International Economics and other leading peer reviewed journals. He has served as Co-editor of the Canadian Journal of Economics and as Associate Editor for the Journal of International Economics, the Review of International Economics and the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking.