Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vita
Robert A. Driskill

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Birth:  15 February 1949, Lynchburg, Virginia.

Office Address:
Department of Economics
Vanderbilt University
VU Station B #351819
2301 Vanderbilt Place
Nashville, TN 37235-1819

615-343-2128 (office)


Academic Background:

B.S., Michigan State University, 1973
Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University, February 1978


Title:”Monetary Policy and Exchange Rate Dynamics”
Advisor:Jurg Niehans

Academic and Research Positions

Visiting Fernand Braudel Scholar, European University Institute, Spring 2008
Professor, Vanderbilt University, 1992-
Professor, Ohio State University, 1986-1992
Associate Professor, Ohio State University, 1983-86
Visiting Associate Professor, Yale University, 1982-1983
Assistant Professor, University of California, Davis, 1980-1983
Assistant Professor, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1977-1980
Visitor, International Division, Board of Governors of Federal Reserve,
May 1977-September 1977


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Work in progress

“Indeterminacy in Two-Sector Models with Factor Market Distortions:  The Role of VIPIRS,” (with E. Bond)
“Can a fiscal contraction strengthen a currency? Some doubts about conventional Mundell-Fleming results” (with R. Cantor and E. Pentecost).
“Effects on the real exchange rate of demographic and fiscal-policy induced changes in national saving,” (with R. Cantor).
“A Proposal for a Selection Criterion in a Class of Dynamic Rational Expectations Models with Multiple Equilibria”
“Monopoly and Oligopoly Supply of a Network Good”
“A proposed selection criterion for choice of a unique equilibrium in the presence of indeterminacy in the canonical New Keynesian model”

Courses Taught

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Professional Activities

Referee for American Economic Review, Journal of Political Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Journal of Macroeconomics, Econometrica, International Economic Review, Journal of International Money and Finance, Economic Inquiry, Economic Journal, European Economic Review, International Studies Quarterly, Review of International Studies, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Rand, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Scottish Journal of Political Economy.
Associate Editor, Economics Bulletin
Acting Editor, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 1986-87.
Book Review Editor, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 1983-1990.
Research Associate, Mershon Center for Research and Education in National Security, Leadership and Public Policy, 1991-1992.

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