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Dr. Steven Davis, PHD


Steven J. Davis is Deputy Dean of the Faculty and William H. Abbott Professor of International Business and Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.  He is a research associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research, senior academic fellow with the Asian Bureau of Finance and Economics Research, economic adviser to the Congressional Budget Office, member of the Bureau of Labor Statistics Technical Advisory Committee, and a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta and Chicago.  His research interests include national economic performance, job loss and unemployment, hiring and wage behavior, and public policy. 

Davis previously edited the American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, the leading scholarly journal in the field of macroeconomics.  Currently, he is a senior adviser to the Brookings Papers on Economic Activity and a member of the advisory board of the Journal of Labour Market Research.  Davis has held positions at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the National University of Singapore, and Charles River Associates, an economics consulting firm.

Davis earned a bachelor’s degree from Portland State University in 1980 and MA and PhD degrees in 1981 and 1986 from Brown University, all in economics. He is married to Akiko Davis and has four children.

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