Jess Benhabib

Jess Benhabib


Ph.D. from Columbia University, 1976

Academic appointments

1983- Professor of Economics at New York University

1991 – Paulette Goddard Professor of Political Economy at New York University

1997-2000 Dean for Social Sciences, New York University

1998-2000 Interim Dean of Arts and Science, New York University

2005-2008 Senior Vice Provost, New York University

Publications related to this theme

Other publications

“Job Search:  The Choice of Intensity,” (with C. Bull) Journal of Political Economy, 91(1983), 747‑764.

“On Competitive Cycles in Productive Economies,” (with Guy Laroque), Journal of Economic Theory, 45, 145‑170, (1988).

“Homework in Macroeconomics,” with (R. Rogerson and R. Wright), NBER Working Paper 3340 (1990), Journal of Political Economy, 99, (1991), 1166-1185.

“Vintage Capital, Investment and Growth,” (with A. Rustichini), Journal of Economic Theory 55, (1991), 323‑339.

“Indeterminacy and Increasing Returns,” (with Roger Farmer), Journal of Economic Theory, 63, (1994), 19-41.

“Optimal Taxes Without Commitment,” (with A. Rustichini), Journal of Economic Theory, 77 (1997), 231-259.

“Indeterminacy and Constant Returns,” (with Kazuo Nishimura) Journal of Economic Theory, 81 (1998), 58-96.

“The Perils of Taylor Rules,” Journal of Economic Theory, Vol. 96, Jan 2001, 40-69, (with Stephanie Schmitt-Grohe and Martin Uribe).

“Avoiding Liquidity Traps,” (with Stephanie Schmitt-Grohe and Martin Uribe), Journal of Political Economy, 110, June 2002, 535-563.

“The distribution of wealth and fiscal policy in economies with finitely lived agents” (with Alberto Bisin and Shenghao Zhu), forthcoming, Econometrica, 2011.