Employment and the macroeconomy: facts, theory, and policy

Nir Jaimovich is a macroeconomist who studies business cycles and the dynamics of the labor market. He is a research fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and an associate editor of the Journal of Monetary Economics and the Journal of Economic Theory. Before joining the University of Zürich, Professor Jaimovich was on the faculty at the Marshall School of Business at USC, Duke University, Stanford University, and the University of California, San Diego. He was also a Research Associate in the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Economic Fluctuations and Growth program.

In his inaugural lecture, Professor Jaimovich will discuss employment and the macroeconomy with a focus on facts, theory, and policy. The lecture will take place at the University of Zurich and is open to the public.