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About James A. Feigenbaum

James Feigenbaum is a visiting professor for 2008-09 at the Huntsman School of Business. He has been teaching at the University of Pittsburgh since 2003 teaching classes on macroeconomics and mathematical methods for economic analysis. He has dual majors at the bachelor's, master's and doctorate levels in economics and physics, most recently completing his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Iowa in 2003. His research revolves around understanding the observed hump in lifecycle profiles of household consumption.


Present Associate Professor, Utah State University Economics and Finance

Curriculum Vitae


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Honors and Awards

  • Student of the Year, Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, SUNY at Buffalo, 1992
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow, University of Chicago, 1992-1995
  • Iowa Fellow, University of Iowa, 1998-2002
  • Paul Olson Award (best second-year paper), University of Iowa, 2000-2001
  • Researcher of the Year, Department of Economics and Finance, Utah State University, 2009, 2010
  • Outstanding Referee of 2010, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control

Contact Information

Phone: (435) 797-2316
Office: Eccles Business (BUS) 620


Articles (20)

Contributions to Books (1)

Unpublished Papers (2)