Burton A Abrams
Phone: (302) 831-1900
Office: 454 Purnell Hall
- Work focuses on banking regulations and monetary policy.
- Examines the effect of government policies on economic growth. Abrams conducts cost-benefit analyses of government programs. Has written recent journal articles examining federal stimulus programs, including "cash for clunkers" and appliance rebates.
- Past work includes evaluating the economic performance of U.S. senators and representatives. Has investigated the influence of political pressures on the Federal Reserve, even reviewing the Nixon tapes for evidence of pressure from the White House.
- Has consulted for the Federal Trade Commission.
In The News:
Will new Fed chief push inflation? (The Korea Times)
Falling off the fiscal cliff (Washington Times)
Election won't stop the Federal Reserve (CNN Money)
A presidential reason to buy stocks (New York Times)
Clunkers in Practice (Wall Street Journal)
Cash-for-clunkers rebates offered on new appliances (USA Today)
Clunkernomics: It's not so simple (Miller-McCune)
Buy new appliance now, and it will pay (Philadelphia Inquirer)