Professor | Department of Economics
Areas of Expertise:
economic policy | federal budget | government stimulus | Great Depression | macroeconomics | stock market | U.S. economy
Lee Ohanian is professor of economics and director of the Ettinger Family Program in Macroeconomic Research
at UCLA. Ohanian is an expert in macroeconomic theory and policy, business cycles and growth, and the stock market and financial markets.
Ohanian is an adviser to the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. He writes frequently on economic growth, Federal Reserve policy, interest rates, the U.S. economy, government's role in setting economic policy, and the economic lessons of the Great Depression.