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About Michael R Donihue

Welcome to the Selected Works site for Michael Donihue. Professor Donihue joined the faculty at Colby College in 1989 and has established himself as an applied macroeconomist specializing in econometric modeling for forecasting and policy analysis. In 1994 he was invited to join President Clinton’s Council of Economic Advisers as the senior economist responsible for macroeconomics and forecasting. As a member of the economics department at Colby, Professor Donihue regularly taught a senior seminar the produced the Colby Economic Outlook, a newsletter of short term forecasts for the US and Maine economies. Professor Donihue's current research focuses on the estimation of consumer wealth effects and the role of housing wealth in the retirement saving decision. More recently, Professor Donihue has assumed the position of Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at Colby to help oversee a comprehensive review of the curriculum.


Present Professor of Economics, to the Herbert E. Wadsworth 1892 Professorship in Economics, Colby College Economics
20082011 Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Associate Dean of Faculty, 2008-2011, Colby College

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