James Morley

Professor, Associate Dean (Research)

School of Economics - PhD, University of Washington | Master of Arts, University of Washington | B.A. (Hons), University of British Columbia


Macroeconomics, finance, and time series econometrics

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About James

James Morley is Associate Dean (Research) and Professor of Economics in the UNSW Australia Business School. Before moving to Australia in 2010, he was a faculty member at Washington University in St. Louis (1999-2010) and Research Fellow at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (2004-2010). He has also held many visiting positions, including at the Bank of Canada, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, and the Bank of International Settlements. His research has been published in many top academic journals and focuses on the empirical analysis of business cycles, stabilization policy, and sources of persistent changes in macroeconomic and financial variables.​

​​​​Professor Morley's research focuses on time-series applications in macroeconomics, finance, and international finance. He has written on topics such as trend/cycle decomposition for macroeconomic data, the long-run consequences of recessions, stock market volatility and return predictability, and the adjustment of exchange rates to purchasing power parity. His articles have appeared in top journals, including the Journal of Econometrics, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Monetary Economics, and Review of Economics and Statistics.​

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