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Gerald E. Daniels (he/him/his)

Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies

  • Economics
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Associate Professor of Economics
    Economics
  • Co-Director of the AEA Summer Training Program
    Economics

Biography

I am Gerald E. Daniels Jr., Associate Professor of Economics and Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Economics at Howard University. I received my Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Riverside. My research interests are in Macroeconomics, Economics of Inequality, and Applied Econometrics. I also have considerable interest in Big Data Analytics. My current research focuses on a variety of topics revolving around student loan debt. To learn more about me, please visit my personal website.

Education & Expertise

Education

Economics

Ph.D.
University of California, Riverside
2013

Expertise

Macroeconomics, Economics of Inequality, and Applied Econometrics

Academics

Academics

Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory, Econ 171

Macroeconomics is the study of the economy as a whole. This course will examine modern economic growth theory, consumption and saving behavior, investment, and unemployment. The study of these topics will provide tools that will be used to understand recent experiences in the United States and other countries.

Macroeconomic Theory I, Ecog 202

This Master's level course will study macroeconomic theory and its relation to general equilibrium analysis and examines stylized facts of the U.S. time series. The topics covered will include the centralized economy, economic growth, the decentralized economy, the monetary economy, asset pricing, real business cycles. This class is supported by DataCamp, an intuitive learning platform for data science and analytics. 

Research

Research

Specialty

My research interests are in Macroeconomics, Economics of Inequality, and Applied Econometrics.

Funding

  • American Economic Association (2021-2025)
  • National Science Foundation (2021-2025)
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (2021-2023)
  • Summer Faculty Research Fellowship (2017)
  • Summer Faculty Research Fellowship (2014)

Accomplishments

Accomplishments

Distinguished Faculty Award

In 2020, Dr. Daniels was awarded the College of Arts and Sciences' Distinguished Faculty Award for Outstanding Teaching.