Robert King (economist)

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Robert King
Born (1951-05-24) May 24, 1951 (age 63)
Nationality American
Institution Boston University
University of Virginia
University of Rochester
Field Macroeconomics
Monetary economics
School/tradition New classical economics
Alma mater Brown University
Influences Herschel Grossman
William Poole
Influenced Jeremy Greenwood
Sergio Rebelo
Julia Thomas
Information at IDEAS/RePEc

Robert G. King (born May 24, 1951) is a macroeconomist. He is currently Professor at the Department of Economics at Boston University, editor of the Journal of Monetary Economics, research consultant to the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, and a member of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Before that he was a professor at the University of Rochester and then at the University of Virginia.

King has many distinguished students, including Jeremy Greenwood, Sergio Rebelo, and Julia Thomas. He is married to another macroeconomist, Marianne Baxter.

King's work spans many areas, including business cycle theory and measurement, real business cycle theory, monetary policy, and economic growth.

Influential works[edit]

  • Robert G. King, Sergio T. Rebelo (1999). "Resuscitating Real Business Cycles". Handbook of Macroeconomics. pp. 927–1007. 
  • Marianne Baxter, Robert G. King (1999). "Measuring Business Cycles: Approximate Band-Pass Filters for Economic Time Series". The Review of Economics and Statistics 81 (4): 575–593. doi:10.1162/003465399558454. 
  • Michael Dotsey, Robert G. King, Alexander L. Wolman (1999). "State-Dependent Pricing and the General Equilibrium Dynamics of Money and Output". Quarterly Journal of Economics 114 (2): 655–690. doi:10.1162/003355399556106. 
  • Marvin S. Goodfriend, Robert G. King (1997). "The New Neoclassical Synthesis and the Role of Monetary Policy". National Bureau of Economic Research Macroeconomics Annual: 231–283. 
  • Robert G. King, Ross Levine (1993). "Finance and Growth: Schumpeter Might be Right". The Quarterly Journal of Economics 108 (3): 717–737. doi:10.2307/2118406. JSTOR 2118406. 
  • Robert G. King, Sergio Rebelo (1993). "Transitional Dynamics and Economic Growth in Neoclassical Economies". American Economic Review 83 (4): 908–931. 
  • Marianne Baxter, Robert G. King (1993). "Fiscal Policy in General Equilibrium". American Economic Review 83 (3): 315–334. 
  • Robert G. King, Charles I. Plosser, Sergio T. Rebelo (1988). "Production, Growth and Business Cycles, I: The Basic Neo-classical Model". Journal of Monetary Economics 21 (2–3): 195–232. doi:10.1016/0304-3932(88)90030-X. 
  • Robert J. Barro, Robert G. King (1984). "Time-Separable Preferences and Intertemporal-Substitution Models of Business Cycles". Quarterly Journal of Economics 99 (4): 817–839. doi:10.2307/1883127. JSTOR 1883127. 

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