Dirk Krueger and Fabrizio Perri

Dirk Krueger is associate professor of economics at the University of Pennsylvania where he focuses on macroeconomics, public finance, and computational economics.

Dr. Krueger is a Faculty Research Fellow at the NBER, a Research Affiliate at the CEPR, a Research Fellow at the CFS, a Research Professor at the MEA, an Editor of the B.E. Journals in Macroeconomics, an Associate Editor of the American Economic Review, an Associate Editor of the Review of Economic Dynamics, an Associate Editor of the International Economic Review and a Member of Editorial Board of the Review of Economic Studies.

He received his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota in 1999 under Edward Prescott, and received his diploma from the University of Bielefeld in Germany in 1995.

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Fabrizio Perri is associate professor of economics at the University of Minnesota and consultant to the research department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1999. He specializes in economic growth and development, international economics, and inequality research. He has published in the Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Economic Theory, Econometrica, and most recently, Review of Economic Studies, where together with Dr. Krueger he showed consumption inequality has not upticked significantly in the past 25 years.