Eric Sims

Department of Economics

3020 Jenkins and Nanovic Halls
Notre Dame, IN 46556

Professor and Michael P. Grace II Collegiate Chair

  • Macroeconomics
  • Federal Reserve
  • monetary and fiscal policies
  • business cycles  

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Low unemployment or low inflation? The Fed’s dual mandate, explained, and why officials could soon face an impossible choice

“The Fed wants the unemployment rate to be consistent with what the economy’s potential is, and that’s not zero,” says Eric Sims, economics professor at the University of Notre Dame.

What interest rate hikes mean for you and the economy

“At this point, a hard landing is unavoidable,” Eric Sims, a professor of economics at the University of Notre Dame, told ABC News. “There will be some short-term pain.”