Judd, the Paul H. Bauer Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, is an expert in the economics of taxation, imperfect competition, and mathematical economics. His current research focuses on tax policy and antitrust issues, as well as developing computational methods for economic modeling.
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In electing Judd, the academy noted that "his book on computational economics defines a new field that makes dynamic economic theory operational. He also helped develop the application of dynamic models in public finance as well as wrote some early and influential papers on patents, price dispersion, and entry deterrence."
Judd is the author of Numerical Methods in Economics (MIT Press, 1998) and has contributed chapters to collected volumes including "The Impact of Tax Reform in Modern Dynamic Economies" in Transition Costs of Fundamental Tax Reform (Washington, D.C.: AEI Press, 2001). His articles have been published in many journals including Econometrica, Journal of Political Economy, and Journal of Economic Theory.
Judd is a coeditor of the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control and an associate editor of Computational Economics. He was coeditor of the RAND Journal of Economics from 1988 to 1995 and associate editor of the Journal of Public Economics from 1988 to 1997 and the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control from 1997 to 2001.
A fellow of the Econometric Society, Judd served as a member of the Economics Panel of the National Science Foundation from 1986 to 1988. Before joining the Hoover Institution as a senior fellow in 1988, Judd was a visiting professor of business economics at the University of Chicago and a national fellow at the Hoover Institution from 1986 to 1987.
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