James H. Stock

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James H. Stock
Born (1955-12-24) 24 December 1955 (age 61)
Nationality American
Institution Harvard University
Field Econometrics
Alma mater University of California-Berkeley
Yale University
Thomas J. Rothenberg[2]
Graham Elliott[3]
Anna Mikusheva[4]
Influences Clive Granger
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

James Harold Stock (born December 24, 1955) is an American economist and a professor of economics at Harvard University.

Academic career[edit]

Stock graduated with a B.S. in physics in 1978 from Yale University. He then went to the University of California-Berkeley and completed his M.S. in Statistics in1982 and Ph.D. in Economics in 1983.


His research areas include macroeconomic forecasting, monetary policy, and econometric methods for the analysis of economic time series data. His work includes an examination of the recent evolution of the US business cycle and the impact of changes in monetary policy on that evolution. He is a member of various professional boards, including the Academic Advisory Board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.



Stock has published the following books:

  • Introduction to Econometrics. Addison Wesley Longman (2003, 2007) (with Mark W. Watson).
  • Introduction to Econometrics: Brief Edition. Addison Wesley Longman (2007) (with Mark W. Watson).