Scott Sumner has taught economics at Bentley University for the past 27 years.
He earned a BA in economics at Wisconsin and a PhD at University of Chicago.
Professor Sumner's current research topics include monetary policy targets and the Great Depression. His areas of interest are macroeconomics, monetary theory and policy, and history of economic thought.
Professor Sumner has published articles in the Journal of Political Economy, the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, and the Bulletin of Economic Research.