Yuriy Gorodnichenko

Quantedge Presidential Professor, Department of Economics at University of California, Berkeley

Yuriy Gorodnichenko, a native of Ukraine, is a Quantedge Presidential professor at the Department of Economics, University of California – Berkeley. He received his B.A. and MA from the EERC/Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (Kyiv, Ukraine) and his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. A significant part of his research concerns monetary policy (its effects, optimal design, or inflation targeting), fiscal policy (countercyclical policy, government spending multipliers), taxation (tax evasion, inequality), economic growth (its longrun determinants, globalisation, innovation, financial frictions), and business cycles. Yuriy serves on many editorial boards, including the American Economic Review and VoxUkraine (http://voxukraine.org/). He is the leader of the CEPR's Ukraine Initiative. Yuriy is a prolific researcher. His work has been published in leading economics journals and cited in policy discussions and the media. Yuriy has received numerous awards for his research.