Thomas F. Cooley
Thomas Ferguson Cooley is the Paganelli-Bull Professor of Economics at the New York University Stern School of Business. He served as Dean of the Stern School from 2002 to January 2010. He is also a Professor of Economics in the NYU Faculty of Arts and Science. Dean Cooley is a widely published scholar in the areas of macroeconomic theory, monetary theory and policy, and the financial behavior of firms.
Dean Cooley received his BS from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and his MA and PhD from the University of Pennsylvania. He also holds a doctorem honoris causa from the Stockholm School of Economics. Prior to his academic career, Dean Cooley was a systems engineer for IBM Corporation.
Before joining NYU Stern, Dean Cooley was a Professor of Economics at the University of Rochester, University of Pennsylvania, and UC Santa Barbara. He is also the former president of the Society for Economic Dynamics and a Fellow of the Econometric Society.