Thomas Cooley is Paganelli-Bull Professor of Economics, Emeritus at the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University, and Professor of Economics in the NYU Faculty of Arts and Science. He is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Cooley is the former President of the Society for Economic Dynamics. In the corporate sector, he has been a senior advisor and member of the board for several companies. He has authored more than 100 scholarly articles on economics. and statistics and frequently writes opinion pieces for economic and business publications.