James Cloyne

James Cloyne Portrait

Position Title
Associate Professor

1139 SSH
1 Shields Avenue, Davis CA 95616
Office Hours
Spring Quarter: Thursdays 2pm-3:30pm


  • Ph.D., Economics, University College London, 2011
  • MSc (Distinction), Economics, University College London, 2005
  • B.A. (Honors), Philosophy, Politics and Economics, Keble College, University of Oxford, 2004


James Cloyne joined the Department of Economics faculty in November 2016 after 5 years as a senior research economist at the Bank of England in London. Previously he worked as an economic policy adviser at the UK Cabinet Office, a part-time university lecturer and a consultant to a nonpartisan think tank. He is a Research Associate at the NBER and a Research Fellow at the Institute for Institute for Fiscal Studies, the CEPR and the CESifo institute.


Research Focus

Professor Cloyne’s academic research focuses on empirical macroeconomics, monetary and fiscal policy, and economic history.



James Cloyne teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in macroeconomics, monetary and fiscal policy and quantitative macroeconomic analysis.


  • Economic Journal Referee Prize, The Royal Economic Society, UK, 2013.
  • Distinguished Young Affiliate Prize for the best paper by a young economist, 2011. CESifo Institute Munich, Germany
  • Outstanding Teaching Award, University College London UK, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2011.
  • W.M. Gorman Scholarship, University College London UK, 2005.