Bennett McCallum

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Bennett T. McCallum
Born (1935-07-27) July 27, 1935 (age 78)
Poteet, Texas[1]
Nationality United States
Institution Carnegie Mellon University
University of Virginia
Field Monetary economics
Econometrics
School/tradition New classical economics
Alma mater Rice University
Harvard University
Influences John Muth
Robert E. Lucas
Influenced Edward Nelson
Charles L. Evans
Christian Jensen
Miguel Casares
Contributions McCallum rule
Information at IDEAS/RePEc

Bennett T. McCallum (born July 27, 1935) is an American monetary economist. He is H. J. Heinz Professor of Economics at Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business.

McCallum earned a B.A. and a B.Sc. (in chemical engineering) from Rice University. He then attended Harvard Business School to earn his M.B.A., before returning to Rice in order to obtain his Ph.D. in economics.

He became professor at Carnegie Mellon in 1981, after holding a professorship at the University of Virginia (1974–1982). Among his doctoral students was Charles L. Evans, the current president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.[2]

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