Robert Hall

Robert and Carole McNeil Senior Fellow, Professor of Economics at Stanford University

Robert E. Hall is Senior Fellow and Professor of Economics at Stanford University. He is Chairman of the NBER's Committee on Business Cycle Dating, which maintains the semi-official chronology of the US business cycle. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) and a distinguished fellow of the American Economic Association. He received his PhD from MIT. Hall has advised government agencies on national economic policy, including the Justice Department, the Treasury Department, the Federal Reserve Board, and the Congressional Budget Office, where he serves on its Advisory Panel. He has testified before congressional committees concerning national economic policy. Before coming to Stanford, Hall taught at Berkeley and MIT.