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Aaron L. Jackson

Associate Professor, Economics
Ph.D., University of Oregon, 2002
Office: Adamian Academic Center 241 | 781.891._3483 | ajackson@bentley.edu
                       


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Bio

Teaching and research areas of interest focus on monetary theory and policy, the determinants of inflation, general macroeconomic modeling, and the heterogeneous behavior of agents. Current research focuses on using prediction markets for policy purposes. Previous teaching experience at the University of Oregon.

Teaching Interests

Macroeconomic Theory and Policy; Monetary Theory and Policy

Research Interests

Macroeconomic Theory; Monetary Theory and Policy; Inflation Determination; Microfoundations of Macroeconomics; Information Aggregation; Prediction Market Uses for Policy

Professional Links

http://aaronljackson.net

Professional Memberships

American Economic Association
Southern Economic Association
Western Economic Association

Awards and Honors

2012, Corporate Sponsorship, Fed Challenge Team, P/E Investments, Boston MA
2010, Won Innovation in Teaching Award, Bentley University, Fall 2010. Award from "Fed Challenge class"., Bentley University
2009, Won Innovation in Teaching Award, Fall 2009. Award from "Team Based Learning Format"., Bentley University
2007, Faculty Publication award 2006, presented September 2007.
2006, Faculty Publication Award 2005, received June 2006.

Publications

Journal Articles
Jackson, A. L., Sumner, S. B. Using Prediction Markets to Guide Global Warming Policy. Journal of Policy Modeling. (link)

Quinn, M. A., Jackson, A. L., Ortmeyer, D. L. (2013). Are Immigrants Really Attracted to the Welfare State? Evidence from OECD Countries International Economics and Economic Policy, 10 (4). (link)

McHugh, P., Jackson, A. L. (2012). Prediction Market Accuracy: The Impact of Size, Incentives, Context and Interpretation. The Journal of Prediction Markets, 6 (2), 22-46. (link)

Jackson, A. L. (2010). Policy Futures Markets with Multiple Goals. Journal of Macroeconomics, 32 (1), 45-54. (link)

Jackson, A. L., Quinn, M. A., Ortmeyer, D. L. (2010). The Ties that Bind: Colonies, Culture, and Education among Immigrants. International Journal of Applied Economics, 7 (2), 28-45. (link)

Jackson, A. L., Miles, W. (2009). Quantitative Goals for Monetary Policy: A Quantile Regression Approach. Applied Economics, 41 (16), 2065 - 71. (link)

Jackson, A. L., Miles, W. (2008). Fixed Exchange Rates and Disinflation in Emerging Markets: How Large is the Effect? Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv [Review of World Economics], 144 (3), 538-557. (link)

Sumner, S. B., Jackson, A. L. (2006). Velocity Futures Markets: Does the Fed Need A Structural Model? Economic Inquiry, 44 (4), 716-728.

Jackson, A. L. (2005). Disinflationary Boom Reversion. Macroeconomic Dynamics, 9 (4), 489 - 515. (link)

Other(s)
Jackson, A. L. (2012). Study Guide to Accompany The Economics of Money, Banking, and Financial Markets, Business School Edition, by Frederic Mishkin. Pearson Addison Wesley(3rd edition)

Jackson, A. L. (2012). Study Guide to Accompany The Economics of Money, Banking, and Financial Markets, by Frederic Mishkin. Pearson Addison Wesley(10th edition)

Jackson, A. L. (2011). Study Guide to Accompany Macroeconomics - Policy and Practice. Pearson Addison Wesley(1), 1 - 397.

Jackson, A. L. (2002). Near-Rational Behavior in New Keynesian Models.

Conference Proceedings and Presentations

Gulley, O. D., Jackson, A. L. (2013). "Using Team-Based Competitions to Foster Student Learning." Presented at the NYSEA's New York State Economics Association Annual Conference, Farmingdale, NY.

Scholten, P. A., Jackson, A. L. (2013). "Price and Quality in a New Product Monopoly with Truncated Demand." Presented at the National Business and Economics Society, Costa Rica.

Gulley, O. D., Jackson, A. L. (2013). "Pressing the Issue: The Impact of Fed Press Conferences on Financial Markets." Presented at the Western Economic Association International's WEAI 10th Biennial Pacific Rim Conference, Toyko, Japan.

Jackson, A. L. (2012). "Do What You Say, Say What You Do: Operating Targets and Federal Reserve Credibility." Presented at the Forum for Economists International Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Gulley, O. D., Jackson, A. L. (2012). "Using Team-Based Competitions to Foster Student Learning." Presented at the American Economic Association's National Conference on Teaching Economics and Research in Economic Education, Boston, MA.

Scholten, P. A., Jackson, A. L. (2011). "Pricing and Quality in a New Product Monopoly with Truncated Demand." Presented at the Eurasian Business and Economic Soceity's EBES 2011 Conference, Zagreb, Croatia.

Jackson, A. L. (2011). "Do What You Say, Say What You Do: Operating Targets and Federal Reserve Credibility." Presented at the National Business and Economic Society, Curacao.

Jackson, A. L., Ortmeyer, D. L., Quinn, M. A. (2008). "Social Policies and Migration Incentives in the European Union." Presented at the Southern Economic Association, Washington, DC.

Service

Department Service
Committee Member for Department Recruiting Committee, 2013 - Present
Committee Member for Scholarly Activities Committee, 2011 - Present
Committee Member for Student Achievement/ODE Awards Committee, 2011 - Present
Mentor (Student) for Fed Challenge Team, 2008 - Present

University Service
Director of the Honors Program for Honors Program, 2012
Program Organizer for First Week Seminar Organizer, 2013 - 2013
Program Organizer for First Week Seminar - New Honors Students "Scarlett H", 2013 - 2013
Committee Member for Patrick McHugh's PhD dissertation committee, 2011 - 2012
Committee Member for Teaching and Scholarly Awards Committee, 2011 - 2012
I am the Associate Director of the Honors Program for Honors Program, 2011 - 2012

Professional Service
Editorial Review Board Member for Bentley Microfinance Review, 2012 - Present
Editorial Review Board Member for Scientific Journals International, 2008 - Present
Reviewer, Journal Article for Social Science Quarterly, 2013 - 2013
Conference/Workshop Session Chair for Western Economic Association International Pacific Rim Conference, 2013 - 2013
Reviewer, Conference Paper for Western Economic Association International Pacific Rim Conference, 2013 - 2013
Reviewer, Conference Paper for Western Economic Association International Pacific Rim Conference, 2013 - 2013

Public Service
Program Organizer for Boston Regional Fed Challenge Competition, 2013 - Present