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Robert J. Gordon

AKA Robert James Gordon

Born: 3-Sep-1940

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Economist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Rise and Fall of American Growth

Father: Robert Aaron Gordon
Mother: Margaret
Brother: David M. Gordon (economist, b. 1944, d. 16-Mar-1996)
Wife: Julie S. Peyton (m. 22-Jun-1963)

    University: BA, Harvard University (1962)
    University: BA, Oxford University (1964)
    University: PhD Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1967)
    Assistant Professor: Economics, Harvard University (1967-68)
    Assistant Professor: Economics, University of Chicago (1968-73)
    Professor: Economics, Northwestern University (1973-87)
    Department Chair: Economics, Northwestern University (1992-96)
    Professor: Stanley G. Harris Professor in the Social Sciences, Northwestern University (1987-)

    American Academy of Arts and Sciences 1997
    American Economic Association
    Econometric Society 1977
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1980

Author of books:
Macroeconomics (1978, economics)
Challenges to Interdependent Economies: The Industrial West in the Coming Decade (1979, essays)
The Measurement of Durable Goods Prices (1990, economics)
Productivity Growth, Inflation, and Unemployment: The Collected Essays of Robert J. Gordon (2004, economics)
The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living Since the Civil War (2016, economics)

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