Dirk Krueger, Professor of Economics and PSC researcher, has been appointed Walter H. and Leonore C. Annenberg Professor in the Social Sciences in a Penn Almanac article. Krueger is a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, a research fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research, London, and of Netspar, in Tilburg, Netherlands, and currently serves as managing editor of the Review of Economic Studies. At Penn, Dr. Krueger has served as department chair and graduate chair in economics, and as a member of the Penn Arts and Sciences Personnel Committee and Planning and Priorities Committee.
Dirk Krueger and John MacDonald were two of five conferences awarded grants will address a variety of issues related to economic policy, infrastructure, housing in the future, diversity and more: The Philadelphia Workshop on Macroeconomics and Economic Policy, in which Dirk Krueger, professor of economics in Arts & Sciences, will pool academics and researchers from across Penn and policy institutions to present and discuss macroeconomic research and fiscal policies at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. John MacDonald, professor of criminology and sociology, and the Fels Institute of Government will host the Rebuilding America Summit, addressing the problem of an aging and underfunded infrastructure by assembling Penn faculty, government budget directors and chief financial officers. Read more in Penn Today.
Professor of Economics
Ph.D., Economics, University of Minnesota, 1999