Faculty Expert Profile

Laurence M. Ball

  • Professor of economics


  • Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences

Languages spoken

  • English

Laurence M. Ball's research expertise includes unemployment, inflation, fiscal and monetary policy, and financial regulation. Ball is a specialist in the field of macroeconomics.

Ball teaches an advanced macroeconomics course that examines costs and benefits of price stability, high inflation and stabilization, and currency crises.

He is the author of "The Fed and Lehman Brothers: Setting the Record Straight on a Financial Disaster."

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