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Pete Klenow

Pete Klenow

Landau Professor in Economic Policy
Department of Economics
The Gordon Moore Senior Fellow at SIEPR
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
PhD, Economics, Stanford University, 1991
BSc, University of California Berkeley, 1986
(650) 725-8169


Pete Klenow is Ralph Landau Professor of Economics at Stanford University, the Gordon and Betty Moore Senior Fellow at SIEPR, and the Dong Wei Fellow at the King Center for Economic Development.  He is Co-Director of the Economic Fluctuations and Growth group at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), and is a co-editor of the American Economic Review: Insights.  His research focuses on productivity, prices and economic growth, using micro data to shed light on macro questions.  Pete received his bachelor's degree in business from the University of California at Berkeley in 1986, and his PD in economics from Stanford in 1991.  He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a Fellow of the Econometric Society.  He has received multiple awards for his MBA and undergraduate teaching.  

Research interests:  Economic Growth, Macro Development, and Business Cycles.

Focal Areas: 
Global Development and Trade
Innovation and Technology