Nathan Balke

Portrait of Nathan Balke

Professor
2007 Dedman Family Distinguished Professor

Economics

Contact

Office: Umphrey Lee 301L
Phone: 214-768-2693
Email: nbalke@smu.edu
Professional website: http://faculty.smu.edu/nbalke/BalkeWebpageindex.htm

Educational Background

Ph.D. Northwestern University

About

Dr. Nathan Balke's research areas are in macroeconomics and applied time series analysis.  Much of his current research examines linkage between financial markets, credit frictions and macroeconomic activity.  He is also interested in the determinants of oil price movements and their effect on economic activity.

Dr. Balke was Department Chairman from 2000-2006 and 2010-2013 and has been a Research Associate at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas since 1994.

Research

Macroeconomics, Time Series Analysis

Publications

Teaching

Macroeconomics (undergraduate and PhD)