Pete Klenow


Pete Klenow

Landau Professor in Economic Policy, School of Humanities and Sciences

Senior Fellow, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research

Academic Degrees

  • BS, University of California at Berkeley, 1986
  • PhD, Economics, Stanford University , 1991

Academic Appointments

  • Professor, Department of Economics, Stanford University, 2003-present
  • Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, 2000-03
  • Associate Professor, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago, 1995-2000
  • Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago, 1991-95


Journal Articles

Paul Dolfen, Liran Einav, Pete Klenow, Benjamin Klopack, Jonathan Levin, Larry Levin, Wayne Best
American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics
January 2023 Vol. 15 Issue 1 Pages 342–370
Chang-Tai Hsieh, Eric Hurst, Charles I. Jones, Pete Klenow
September 30, 2019 Vol. 87 Issue 5

Stanford GSB Affiliations

Insights by Stanford Business

January 21, 2022
Declines in life expectancy quickly erased a decade’s worth of economic progress for Black Americans.