James Bradford DeLong is an economics professor at the University of California’s main campus in Berkeley. His impressive resume includes a stint as Deputy Assistant Secretary of the United States Department of the Treasury in the Clinton Administration, an A.B. and Ph.D. from Harvard University, professorships at Harvard, Boston University, and MIT, as well as the textbook publication of Macroeconomics. He is also a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, and is a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.
His treasury work with Lawrence Summers comes through in his views. He is considered to be liberal, supports free trade, and personally pays claims that Adam Smith, John Maynard Keynes, and Milton Friedman as influential to his views.