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Professor
Economics

ECON 109, 256 UCB

CLUB A5-A, 121 UCB

Robert McNown (Ph.D., University of California, San Diego, 1971) is a professor with specialties in econometrics, time series analysis, and forecasting. He has published research involving applications of econometric methods to policy-related issues in the fields of labor economics, macroeconomics, and international finance. His interest in the evaluation and comparison of forecasts has led to his involvement in a demographic forecasting project with the Institute of Behavioral Science. He has been a Fulbright Lecturer in Nepal (1979 to 1981) and Vietnam (Fall 2006), has taught econometrics in Beijing, China (spring 1989), has been a faculty member on Semester at Sea (spring 1995 and 1998), and was a Visiting Professor in the Department of Econometrics at the University of Sydney in 2003.