Chad Jones is a professor of economics at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research.
Chad is an economist noted for his research on long-run economic growth. In particular, he has examined theoretically and empirically the fundamental sources of growth in incomes over time and the reasons underlying the enormous differences in living standards across countries. In recent years, he has used his expertise in macroeconomic methods to study how race and gender contribute to economic growth, changes in top income inequality, and the economics of data.
Professor Jones has been honored as a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a fellow of the Econometric Society, a co-editor of Econometrica, and a Senior Fellow with the Institute for Progress. He is currently the area coordinator for the economics group at Stanford GSB.