FMM Portrait Steven Fazzari

: Steven Fazzari

Associate Director, Weidenbaum Center Washington University, St.Louis, USA.
Steven Fazzari's research explores two main areas: the financial determinants of investment and R&D spending by U.S. firms and the foundations of Keynesian macroeconomics. Among other current research projects, Fazzari is now co-editing a book that investigates the sources and responses to the U.S. “Great Recession” that began in late 2007. Fazzari teaches macroeconomics, from introductory freshman courses to advanced seminars for Ph.D. students. He has won a variety of teaching awards and has served on many university committees and task forces. Fazzari served six years as chair of the Department of Economics, five years as a member of the Arts & Sciences Academic Planning Committee, and is now a member of the Advisory Committee on Tenure and Promotion. In 2008, Fazzari began a new leadership role as Associate Director the Weidenbaum Center, an independent unit of Arts and Sciences that supports social science research and organizes public outreach programs.
Department of Economics, Campus Box 1208, 1 Brookings Drive, Washington University, St. Louis, MO 63130-3629, USA.