Brad Delong


Economic historian with expertise in the nineteenth and twentieth-century North Atlantic; macroeconomist with expertise in the history of economic thought; and ex-senior Treasury Department official with expertise in public policy and information-age dialogue.

J. Bradford DeLong is the Institute’s Chief Weblogger. DeLong has taught at the University of California, Berkeley since 1995. He was a Deputy Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Treasury from 1993-1995, before which he an associate professor at Harvard University. His B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. are all from Harvard.

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Thoughts On Skidelsky's Rant Against The Current Economics Curriculum

Article | Jun 9, 2015

The extremely wise Robert Skidelsky has an excellent rant against Anglo-Saxon economics departments

Tap... Tap... Tap... Is This Thing on?

Article | Apr 5, 2015

Welcome to our website, and thus weblog, relaunch.

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The Future of Work | Bad Timing: Offshoring Meets Automation

with Brad Delong, Rana Foroohar and Damon Silvers; moderated by David Sirota

Event Webinar | Oct 13, 2020

The combination of technological disruption and economic globalization have resulted in stagnating wages, middle class job losses, and declining labor power in many developed countries. How did this happen and how could we respond?


From the Origins of Economic Ideas to the Challenges of Our Time

Event Plenary | Oct 21–23, 2017

INET gathered hundreds of new economic thinkers in Edinburgh to discuss the past, present, and future of the economics profession.

Connecting American Foreign Policy to Economic Policy

Video | Dec 7, 2015

How might a reimagined American foreign policy both bolster the domestic economy and help build a 21st-century global economy that works for everyone?