Christopher Sims, an econometrician and macroeconomist, was the recipient of the 2011 Nobel Prize in economics, shared with Thomas Sargent of New York University.He is currently the Harold B. Helms Professor of Economics and Banking at Princeton University. Sims earned his A.B. in mathematics from Harvard University in 1963, graduating magna cum laude. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard in 1968.He has taught at Harvard, University of Minnesota, Yale University and, since 1999, Princeton. Sims has been a Fellow of the Econometric Society since 1974. He is also a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a member of the National Academy of Sciences. Sims was the president of the Econometric Society in 1995. He was the President-Elect of the American Economic Association in 2011 and the President of the American Economic Association in 2012.Sims published numerous important papers in the fields of econometrics and macroeconomic theory and policy. He has helped to develop the fiscal theory of the price level and the theory of rational inattention. Sims has translated his work into everyday language, which provided a technique to assess the direction of causality in central bank monetary policy.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Christopher Sims and other top speakers and celebrities.