Roger E. A. Farmer
UCLA, Bank of England and CEPR
Roger E.A. Farmer is Distinguished Professor of Economics at UCLA and is currently Senior Houblon Norman Fellow at the Bank of England. He has previously held positions at the University of Pennsylvania, the European University Institute and the University of Toronto. He is a Fellow of the Econometric Society, Research Associate of the NBER and CEPR, Fellow Commoner of Cambridge University, and Coeditor of the/ International Journal of Economic Theory/. He is the author of six books and numerous scholarly articles in leading economic journals, including /Macroeconomics of Self-Fulfilling Prophecies /(1993) which explains how changes in market psychology can cause depressions, and two recent books on the current international economic crisis, /How the Economy Works: Confidence, Crashes and Self-Fulfilling Prophecies/, (April 10, 2010) written for the general reader and specialist reader alike, and /Expectations, Employment and Prices/ (March 28, 2010), written for both the academic and specialist reader and for those with a serious interest in economics. Both books are published by Oxford University Press.