Michael Belongia

Michael Belongia is the Otho Smith Professor of Economics at the University of Mississippi. Prior to coming to the University of Mississippi, Professor Belongia was a research economist and Economic Adviser at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. He earned his B.A. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, M.S. in Humanities from Virginia Tech, and Ph.D. in Economics from North Carolina State University.

Professor Belongia researches monetary aggregates and central bank policy.

Representative Publications

Belongia, Michael T., and Peter N. Ireland. The Evolution of US Monetary Policy: 2000-2007. No. 882. Boston College Department of Economics, 2015.

Belongia, Michael T., and Peter N. Ireland. “A “Working” Solution to the Question of Nominal GDP Targeting.” Macroeconomic Dynamics 19.03 (2015): 508-534.

Belongia, Michael, and Melvin Hinich. “The Evolving Role and Definition of the Federal Funds Rate in the Conduct of US Monetary Policy.” (2009).

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