Julio J. Rotemberg

William Ziegler Professor of Business Administration
Unit Head, Business, Government and the International Economy

Professor Julio J. Rotemberg received his B.A. degree in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley in 1975 and his Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University in 1981. He first came to the Harvard Business School as a one-year visiting professor in 1995 and he became a member of the faculty in 1997. At HBS, he has taught Business, Government and the International Economy (BGIE) in both the MBA and the AMP programs, and is currently teaching it in the MBA program.  In the MBA program, he has also taught Business History and First Year Marketing.  From 1980 to 1996 he was on the faculty at the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he taught macro and international economics.

Professor Rotemberg has written over 50 articles. Most of his research has concerned itself with the sources of economic fluctuations with particular attention to the effects of monetary policy, fiscal policy and oil price changes. He has also worked on other topics in macroeconomics as well as doing work on the behavior of retail prices, international economics, the economics of market structure and the economics of organizations. He has been an Editor of the NBER Macroeconomics Annual and the Review of Economics and Statistics, and is currently an Associate Editor of Journal of Money, Credit and Banking.