Core faculty

Joshua Hausman

Associate Professor of Public Policy; Associate Professor of Economics (by courtesy)

Josh Hausman is an associate professor of public policy and economics at the University of Michigan's Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research interests are in economic history and macroeconomics with a focus on the U.S. economy in the 1930s and the Japanese economy today. Josh holds a BA in economics from Swarthmore College and a PhD in economics from the University of California, Berkeley. From 2005–2007 he worked as a research assistant at the Federal Reserve Board, and in 2010 he worked as a staff economist at the Council of Economic Advisers. Josh won the 2013 Allan Nevins prize for the best dissertation in U.S. or Canadian economic history.

Learn more on Hausman's personal site.

Educational background

PhD, Economics, University of California at Berkeley (2013)
BA, Economics, Swarthmore College (2005)

Professional affiliations

American Economic Association, Economic History Association

Recent publications

"Recovery from the Great Depression: The Farm Channel in Spring 1933,” with Paul W. Rhode and Johannes F. Wieland, American Economic Review, February 2019, 109(2), pp. 427-472.