Associate ProfessorUniversity of California, Berkeley
University of California, Berkeley
Yuriy Gorodnichenko is an associate professor at the Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley, and a research associate in the NBER.
Yuriy is an applied macroeconomist. A significant part of his research has been about monetary policy (effects, optimal design, inflation targeting), fiscal policy (countercyclical policy, government spending multipliers), taxation (tax evasion, inequality), economic growth (long-run determinants, globalization, innovation, financial frictions), pricing, and business cycles. Yuriy serves on many editorial boards, including Review of Economics & Statistics and VoxUkraine (http://voxukraine.org/). Yuriy is a prolific researcher with over 40 papers written since he joined UC Berkeley in 2007. His work was published in leading economics journals and was cited in policy discussions and media. Yuriy has received numerous awards for his research and advising.
Yuriy, a native of Ukraine, received his B.A. and MA at EERC/Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (Kyiv, Ukraine) and his Ph.D. at the University of Michigan. He lives in Oakland, CA with his wife—also a professor at UC Berkeley—and son.