Faculty Directory
James Kahn

James
A
Kahn

Henry and Bertha Kressel University Professor of Economics; Chair, Department of Economics

AB, Harvard University,
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,

Professor James Kahn joined the economics department at Yeshiva University as department chair in 2009. Previously he was vice president in the research department at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Before that he was Associate Professor at the University of Rochester. He was a National Fellow at Stanford's Hoover Institution, and has also taught at the Columbia, Yale, the University of Pennsylvania, and New York University.

Professor Kahn's research has focused on inventory investment dynamics, the sources of business cycle fluctuations, and productivity growth, the housing sector, financial markets, banking, and econometrics.

He has received two National Science Foundation research grants.

"The Production Impact of `Cash for Clunkers': Implications for Stabilization Policy" (with Adam Copeland) Economic Inquiry. "Interpreting the Great Moderation: Changes in the Volatility of Economic Activity at the Macro and Micro Levels" (with Steven Davis), Journal of Economic Perspectives

james.kahn@yu.edu
212-960-5400 x6964

Wilf campus - Belfer Hall
Room#518

Beren campus - 215 Lexington Ave
Room#712

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Spring 2019
Macroeconomics II
ECON 5104
 

Principles of Economics
ECON 1010

 

Fall 2018
Money and Banking
ECON 1221

 

Money and Banking
FIN 2221

 

Summer 2018
Masters Thesis
ECON 6000

 

Spring 2018
Macroeconomics II
ECON 5104

 

Fall 2017
Money and Banking
ECON 1221

 

Money and Banking
FIN 2221

 

Principles of Economics
ECON 1010

 

Summer 2017
Economics Internship
ECO 4741

 

Masters Thesis
ECON 6000

 

Spring 2017
Macroeconomics II
ECON 5104