Ray Fair Lecture

Ray Fair Lecture

Convening Yale

Ray Fair, the John M. Musser Professor of Economics, shared his 2012 presidential vote predictions with a Yale SOM audience on October 3, the day of the first debate between President Barack Obama and his opponent, Governor Mitt Romney.

Fair spoke as part of Convening Yale, a monthly series of seminars that brings scholars from across the University to share their research with the SOM community. For decades, Fair has studied the economy's impact in determining presidential elections, using economic and other variables to predict the incumbent's share of the two-party vote. Fair's findings have received frequent attention in the media. 

Ray Fair, the John M. Musser Professor of Economics, shared his 2012 presidential vote predictions with a Yale SOM audience on October 3, the day of the first debate between President Barack Obama and his opponent, Governor Mitt Romney.

Fair spoke as part of Convening Yale, a monthly series of seminars that brings scholars from across the University to share their research with the SOM community. For decades, Fair has studied the economy's impact in determining presidential elections, using economic and other variables to predict the incumbent's share of the two-party vote. Fair's findings have received frequent attention in the media.

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Professor Ray Fair Discusses the Economy's Impact on the Vote

Speakers

Ray C. Fair
John M. Musser Professor of Economics, Yale University
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Ray C. Fair is the John M. Musser Professor of Economics at Yale University and is a fellow at the Yale School of Management's International Center for Finance. He teaches Macroeconomic Theory and Econometrics, and his research is in the area of macroeconomic models.