Marc Weidenmier, Ph.D.

Areas of Expertise

Macroeconomics, U.S. Financial History, Financial Economics, Money and Finance

Selected Research and Publications

  • "Was the Classical Gold Standard Credible on the Periphery? Evidence from Currency Risk," (with Kris Mitchener), Journal of Economic History, forthcoming.
  • "Irving Fisher and Price-Level Targeting in Austria: Was Silver the Answer?", (with Kris Mitchener and Richard Burdekin) Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, (2012), Vol. 44(4):733-50.
  • "Why did Countries Adopt the Gold Standard? Lessons from Japan," (with Kris Mitchener and Masato Shizume), Journal of Economic History, (2010), Vol. 70(1):27-56.
  • "Identifying the Effects of a Lender of Last Resort on Financial Markets: Lessons from the Founding of the Fed," (with Asaf Bernstein and Eric Hughson), Journal of Financial Economics, (2010), Vol. 98(1):40-53.
  • "Competing with the NYSE," (with William O. Brown and J. Harold Mulherin), Quarterly Journal of Economics, (2008), Vol. 123(4):1679-1719.

Selected Awards and Affiliations

  • NSF Grant 2005-2008 (with Kris Mitchener, Santa Clara University)

Marc Weidenmier, Ph.D.

Robert J. Lowe Professor of Economics, George Roberts Faculty Research Fellow, Research Associate, NBER, Director, Lowe Institute of Political Economy

Education: B.A., College of William and Mary; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois
Department: Robert Day School
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Phone: (909) 607-8497
Address: Bauer Center 320
Curriculum Vitae: CV

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