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Nir Jaimovich is a Research Associate in the NBER's Economic Fluctuations and Growth Program, where he co-chairs the Price Dynamics Working Group. He is a professor of economics at Duke University and serves as an associate editor of the Journal of the European Economic Association, the Review of Economic Dynamics, and the Journal of Monetary Economics.

Jaimovich's research focuses on business cycles and the dynamics of labor markets. He received his B.A. from the Hebrew University and an M.A. and Ph.D in economics from Northwestern University.

Jaimovich lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, with his wife and two kids. He enjoys the outdoors, following Argentinean soccer, reading non-economics books, and looking for a perfect hummus and falafel in the United States. He still hasn't found them.


Henry Siu is a Faculty Research Fellow in the NBER's Economic Fluctuations and Growth Program, and an associate professor in the Vancouver School of Economics at the University of British Columbia. His research interests are at the intersection of macro- and labor economics.

Siu received his B.A. in Economics from the University of British Columbia and his Ph.D. in Economics from Northwestern University. He was the inaugural recipient of the Bank of Canada Governor's Award in macroeconomic research, and has done visiting stints and consulting for the Federal Reserve Banks of Chicago, Minneapolis, and St. Louis, the Bank of Canada, and the Reserve Bank of Australia.

Siu grew up in Pile of Bones, Saskatchewan, and currently lives in Vancouver with his wife, two children, and dog. He enjoys hockey, maple syrup, Tim Hortons, Mounties, and maple syrup.

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