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Tony Smith

Departmental Chair and William K. Lanman, Jr. Professor of Economics and of Management

Anthony A. Smith, Jr. (Tony) is the William K. Lanman, Jr. Professor of Economics at Yale University. He has served as Chair of the Department of Economics at Yale since 2019. He received a B.S. in Economics from M.I.T. in 1984 and a Ph.D. in Economics from Duke University in 1990. He has also taught at Queen's University, Carnegie Mellon University, and the University of Rochester and is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. He has served as an Associate Editor at the Review of Economics Dynamics and is currently Co-Editor of Macroeconomic Dynamics. He conducts research in macroeconomics, with a particular focus on income and wealth heterogeneity, and in econometrics, with a particular focus on simulation estimation of structural models. His most recent research takes place at the intersection of macroeconomics and environmental economics, where he is constructing global economy-climate models with high geographic resolution.

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