Jonathan Wolff

Associate Professor and Department of Economics Graduate Director



Academic Background

  • PhD, Economics, University of Notre Dame, 2014.
  • MS, Economics, University of Notre Dame, 2011.
  • BS, Economics, Quinnipiac University, 2009.

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor - Miami University, Department of Economics: 2021-Present.
  • Assistant Professor - Miami University, Department of Economics: 2014-2021.

Recent Publications

  • "Without Looking Closer, it May Seem Cheap: Low Interest Rates and Government Borrowing" with Julio Garin, Robert Lester, and Eric Sims, July 2019, Economics Letters 180, 28-32.
  • "The State-Dependent Effects of Tax Shocks" with Eric Sims, August 2018, European Economic Review 107, 57-85.
  • "The Output and Welfare Effects of Government Spending Shocks over the Business Cycle" with Eric Sims, August 2018, International Economic Review 59 (3), 1403-1435.
  • "State-Dependent Fiscal Multipliers: Calvo vs. Rotemberg" with Eric Sims, Economics Letters, October 2017, 159: 190-194.
  • "The Empirical Relevance of the Mises-Hayek Theory of the Trade Cycle" with Robert Lester, Review of Austrian Economics, December 2013, 26(4): 433-461.

Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor, Kaneb Learning Center, University of Notre Dame
  • Distinguished Teaching Award, Department of Economics, University of Notre Dame
  • Economics Award, Class of 2009, Quinnipiac University
  • Charter Oak Scholar of the Year, Lender School of Business, Quinnipiac University


As a macroeconomist, my research interests lie in the fields of business cycles, monetary and fiscal policy, and credit frictions. My work employs both theoretical and empirical methods.


  • FALL 2022
  • ECO 317 B MW 2:50-4:10, FSB 0005
  • ECO 617 A MW 4:25-5:45, FSB 2040
Jonathan Wolff

Contact Information

Office Hours

  • TR 3:00-4:30
  • And by appointment


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