Garett Jones

Garett Jones

Associate Professor of Economics
Mercatus Center, George Mason University

Garett Jones is a Professor of Economics and BB&T Professor for the Study of Capitalism at the Mercatus Center, George Mason University. Previously he held the positions of assistant professor at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville and visiting scholar at the University of California, San Diego. His research interests include macroeconomics, monetary economics, and the microfoundations of economic growth. His work has appeared in journals such as the Journal of Monetary Economics, the Journal of Economic Growth, and Critical Review.

In addition to his academic work, Garett has also served as Economic Policy Adviser to Senator Orrin Hatch and as a staff economist to the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress.

Prior to earning his Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, San Diego, Garett earned a BA in history from Brigham Young University, a Master of Public Administration degree from Cornell and an MA in political science from UC Berkeley.

Videos

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