Martin Eichenbaum is the Ethel and John Lindgren Professor of economics at Northwestern University and the co-director of the Center for International Economics and Development at Northwestern University. He has been at Northwestern University since 1988. Prior to joining Northwestern, he taught at the University of Chicago and Carnegie Mellon University.
Professor Eichenbaum has published numerous articles in the area of macroeconomics and international economics. His most recent work has been on the causes and consequences of currency crises, the effect of exchange rate fluctuations in developed economies and the effects of changes in monetary and fiscal policy on aggregate economic fluctuations.
Professor Eichenbaum is a member of the editorial board of various journals including the American Economic Journal – Macro, the Journal of Monetary Economics, the Review of Economic Dynamics and the Journal of Macroeconomics. He has served as a member of the National Science Foundation panel on economics and has been a Senior Advisor to the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago for the past twelve years. He is also an advisor to the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and has served as a consultant to the International Monetary Fund. He has received grants from the National Science Foundation and the World Bank.
Professor Eichenbaum is a fellow of the Econometric Society and a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research.