Daniel L. Tortorice
Assistant Professor of Economics
Macroeconomics: Business Cycles, Unemployment, Aggregate Consumption, Expectations.
- Harvard University, Ph.D.
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology, B.S.
ECON 82bMacroeconomic Theory
ECON 171aFinancial Economics
ECON 304aAdvanced Macroeconomics II
Dan is a macroeconomist studying the causes of economic fluctuations and the formation of macroeconomic expectations. He uses data on expectations to test leading models of expectations, learning-based models of expectations to study consumption volatility, and structural models to examine outflow from and inflow into unemployment. He teaches undergraduate macroeconomic theory, financial theory and courses in the Ph.D. macroeconomics sequence. Dan holds undergraduate degrees in Economics and Mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. from Harvard University.
- Tortorice, Daniel L.. "Credit Constraints, Learning and Aggregate Consumption Volatility." Macroeconomic Dynamics (2012). (forthcoming)
- Tortorice, Daniel L.. "Unemployment Expectations and the Business Cycle." The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics (Topics) 12. 1 (2012): 1-47.
- Tortorice, Daniel L.. "Objective and Self-Reported Work Performance a Comparative Analysis (w/ Glenn Pransky, Stan Finkelstein, Ernst Berndt, Margaret Kyle, Joan Mackell)." International Journal of Productivity & Performance Management 55. 5 (2006): 390-99.
Awards & Honors:
- (2010) Norman Fund Research Grant, Brandeis University
- (2008) Norman Fund Research Grant, Brandeis University
- (2007) Dissertation Internship Federal Reserve Board of Governors
- (2007) Institute for Humane Studies Dissertation Fellowship
- (2006) Dissertation Completion Fellowship, Harvard University
- (2002) Graduate Student Fellowship, Harvard University
- (2002) Jacob K. Javits Fellowship, U.S. Department of Education
- (2002) National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mention
- (2002) Phi Beta Kappa