Menzie Chinn

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Menzie D. Chinn
Born1961 (age 57–58)
InstitutionUniversity of Wisconsin–Madison
Alma materUniversity of California at Berkeley
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

Menzie David Chinn (born 1961) is a professor of public affairs and economics at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.[1] Menzie actively writes in blogs and economic journals.

Education and career[edit]

Menzie received a PhD in economics from the University of California at Berkeley and was a senior economist with the White House Council of Economic Advisers from 2000 to 2001. He contributes to an economics blog at which has been highly ranked by traffic amongst economics blogs.[2][3][4]


By citation, Menzie was ranked among the top 500 authors of economic journals[5] and ranked 521 in terms of downloads on the Social Science Research Network.[6] Menzie has written extensively on international economics, trade and exchange rates.[7]

According to himself, his teaching has been considered (old) neoclassical synthesis, i.e., Keynesian short run plus Classical long run — and some New Keynesian.[8]

  • Lost Decades (with Jeffrey Frieden), W. W. Norton & Company, 2011


  1. ^ "Department of Economics — Faculty Directory". October 10, 2011. Retrieved October 15, 2011.
  2. ^ "EconDirectory". Retrieved October 15, 2011.
  3. ^ "The Bayesian Heresy: BH Economics Blog Awards 2008". January 4, 2008. Retrieved October 15, 2011.
  4. ^ "The Palgrave Econolog — Zeitgeist". Archived from the original on July 29, 2012. Retrieved October 15, 2011.
  5. ^ "Economist Rankings at IDEAS". Retrieved October 15, 2011.
  6. ^ "SSRN Author Page for Menzie David Chinn". Retrieved October 15, 2011.
  7. ^ "Menzie Chinn at IDEAS". Retrieved October 15, 2011.
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