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The Great Depression and the Great Recession in the North Atlantic
MONDAY, MAY 4, 2015

J. Bradford DeLong is a professor of economics at U.C. Berkeley, a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, a weblogger at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, and a fellow of the Institute for New Economic Thinking. He received his B.A. and Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1982 and 1987. He joined U.C. Berkeley as an associate professor in 1993 and became a full professor in 1997.

DeLong also served in the U.S. government as deputy assistant secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy from 1993 to 1995. He worked on the Clinton Administration's 1993 budget, on the Uruguay Round of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, on the North American Free Trade Agreement, on macroeconomic policy, and on the unsuccessful health care reform effort.

Before joining the Treasury Department, DeLong was Danziger Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at Harvard University. He has also been a John M. Olin Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, an Assistant Professor of Economics at Boston University, and a Lecturer in the Department of Economics at M.I.T.

As the keynote speaker for the Robert Day School's awards' night, Professor DeLong will deliver the 2015 McKenna Lecture on International Trade and Economics.