Caroline Marie Betts, Ph.D.

I am an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics, in the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences at the University of Southern California. I specialize in international macroeconomics and macroeconomics.


I hold a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia, a Masters degree in Economics from Queens University in Kingston, Ontario, and a first class honors undergraduate degree in Economics from Durham University in the United Kingdom. 


Check out some of my thoughts about global supply chain effects for 2021 holiday retail sales at this link. 


Check out my initial thoughts, and those of some of my Dornsife College colleagues. immediately following Britain's vote to leave the European Union ("Brexit") at this link.


Here is a non-technical summary published in the NBER Digest of some research on exchange rates and prices with Timothy Kehoe. 


Check out some initial responses to the financial crisis of 2008 of myself and Economics Department colleague Robert Dekle at this link.



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Caroline M. Betts, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Economics

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA 90089


Email: [email protected]

Phone: (213) 740-2430