Peter Ireland | Chicago Monetary Economics and Price Theory

Episode 2 of the Economic Forces Podcast


Welcome to Episode 2 of the Economic Forces Podcast! We interview Peter Ireland on his time at Chicago and how that influenced his research in macroeconomics and monetary economics. We cover the Chicago monetary tradition from Milton Friedman up through Robert Lucas and Peter’s advisors, Robert Townsend, John Cochrane, and others.


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Below you’ll find a teaser clip on how Robert Lucas kept alive the Friedman/Marshallian tradition within macroeconomics and the full interview. Enjoy!