Dr. Jerry Fox – Economics

What does it mean when the Dow Jones drops 100 points in a day? Why is the cost of food, gas and clothing rising? Dr. Jerry Fox, associate professor of economics, is known for taking complex numbers, national and international issues and explaining how they’ll affect Americans individually. His research interests include the local economy as well
 as the relation between U.S. politics and the macro economy. He has written several research papers on the subject of the effect of the economy on presidential job approval and presidential and congressional election outcomes.

Expertise: U.S. politics, macro and micro economics, national and international economics

Click here to watch Fox discuss the U.S. credit downgrade on Fox 8.