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Jeremy Piger

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Director of Undergraduate Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-6075
  • Office: 536 PLC
  • Office Hours: Fall 2022: EC 320: Mondays 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. EC 202: Wednesdays 2:00-3:00 p.m. and Thursdays 4:00-5:00 p.m.
  • Interests: Business cycles, inflation, forecasting, Bayesian econometrics
  • Website: Website
  • Curriculum Vitae


  • PhD, Economics, University of Washington, June 2000
  • M.A., Economics, University of Washington, 1998
  • B.A., Economics, Seattle Pacific University, 1996


  • Macroeconomics
  • Econometrics

Recent Publications

  • Inflation in the G7: Mind the Gap(s)? Macroeconomic Dynamics, forthcoming
  • Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment; Canadian Journal of Economics, forthcoming
  • Reproducing Business Cycle Features: Are Nonlinear Dynamics a Proxy for Multivariate Information? Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics, forthcoming
  • Employment and the Business Cycle, with Marcelle Chauvet; The Manchester School, 2013
  • Discordant City Employment Cycles, with Michael Owyang and Howard Wall; Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2013
  • Beyond the Numbers: Measuring the Information Content of Earnings Press Release Language; Contemporary Accounting Research, 2012
  • The Asymmetric Business Cycle; Review of Economics and Statistics, 2012

Awards and Grants

  • University of Oregon Fund for Faculty Excellence Award, 2014-15
  • Gary L. and Deanna K. Feldman Faculty Fellowship, 2009, 2011
  • Junior Professorship Development Award, College of Arts and Sciences, 2007-8
  • William J. Walsh Faculty Fellowship, 2007
  • New Faculty Award, 2006-7


Jeremy is married and has two children. He enjoys the outdoors, particularly hiking, running, and skiing.