Edward E. Leamer
Director, UCLA Anderson Forecast; Chauncey J. Medberry Chair in Management; Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Global Economics and Management
Professor Leamer’s recent researcher interests include the North American Free Trade Agreement, the dismantling of the Swedish welfare state, the economic integration of Eastern Europe, Taiwan and the Mainland, and the impact of globalization on the U.S. economy.
Forecasting a Recession Using Easy-to-Grasp Images
A look at the shape of five variables through the last seven downturns vs. today’s numbers
A $15 Minimum Wage May Have (Partially) Arrived, But Who Pays?
Study of L.A.-area restaurants gauges effect on owners, customers, landlords
Recession Recoveries Take Longer as Manufacturing Fades
Should stimulus be targeted toward displaced workers, rather than across the economy?
Through the Minimum Wage Looking Glass: Economic Consensus Unrealized
Researchers struggle with faulty study designs, flyspecking each other’s work, re-arguing decades of debate about jobs and income