Areas of Interest: Macroeconomics, monetary economics, business cycles
Other affiliations: Faculty Research Fellow, National Bureau of Economic Research
Office: 710 Flanner Hall
Phone: (574) 631-6309
Education: Ph.D. University of Michigan, 2009
Eric Sims graduated magna cum laude from Trinity University in 2003 and received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Michigan in 2009. His principal research interest is in macroeconomics, with a particular focus on business cycles. Professor Sims's research has been published in the American Economic Review, the Journal of Monetary Economics, the American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, and other journals. In April of 2010 he was appointed a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and since 2012 has served as an external research professor at the ifo Institute, an independent research organization based in Munich, Germany. At Notre Dame he teaches classes in macroeconomics at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.