Brent Neiman

Professor of Economics at Booth School of Business


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Booth School of Business

Brent Neiman conducts research on international macroeconomics and trade. He is a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research and serves as an Associate Editor of The Quarterly Journal of Economics and the Journal of International Economics. He previously served as the staff economist for international finance on the White House Council of Economic Advisers and has worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, at McKinsey and Company, and at the McKinsey Global Institute.

In 2014, Neiman was one of the eight economics professors in the United States and Canada to receive the Sloan Research Fellowship, an award given to early-career scientists. In 2009, Neiman was named as one of 22 "Emerging Leaders" by the Chicago Council of Global Affairs and was also selected as a Charles E. Merrill Scholar, an honor given to Chicago Booth faculty who conduct promising research in the area of policy studies. He has been a recipient of the Neubauer Family Faculty Fellowship at Booth, the Chiles Dissertation Completion Fellowship at Harvard University, a Harvard University Graduate fellowship, and a Thouron Fellowship for his graduate studies at Oxford.

Neiman earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics and a Bachelor of Applied Science, both summa cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania in 1999. In 2000, he earned a master''s degree in mathematical modeling from Oxford University, and he earned a PhD in economics from Harvard University in 2008. Neiman joined the Chicago Booth faculty in 2008.

Outside the classroom, Neiman is an enthusiastic golfer and was a bench warmer on the 1998 Ivy League Champion golf team as an undergraduate. He also enjoys travel and is always up for dim sum.

Other Interests

Golf, travel.

Research Activities

International macroeconomics, trade, and finance.


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