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Economic Rockstar

Dec 10, 2015

Stephen Terry is Assistant Professor of Economics at Boston University.

In 2013 he was a Dissertation Intern, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and, from 2007 to 2009, Stephen was a Research Associate at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.

Stephen  received a PhD in Economics from Stanford University in 2015 as well as an  MA in Economics in 2011.

Stephen also has an MA in Mathematics from the University of Oklahoma and a BA in Economics from University of Texas at Arlington.

Stephens research interests include short-termism, uncertainty and real business cycles.

In this episode you will learn:

  • about Stephen's experience with the two-body or joint location problem.
  • about Stephen’s PhD process and the experience he developed along the way.
  • of some suggestions if you’re considering undertaking a PhD.
  • the differences and similarities in the mathematics of economics and the mathematics of other disciplines such as physics and chemistry.
  • if there is a divergence or a convergence in the branches of macroeconomics and microeconomics.
  • what really happens during recessions.
  • and much more.