Brent Neiman conducts research on international macroeconomics and trade. He is a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, director of the Initiative for International Economics at the Becker Friedman Institute, and is a director of the Initiative on Global Markets at Chicago Booth. He serves as an associate editor of the American Economic Review, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, and the Journal of International Economics.
He previously served as the staff economist for international finance on the White House Council of Economic Advisers and has worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, at McKinsey and Company and at the McKinsey Global Institute.
In 2014, Neiman was one of the eight economics professors in the United States and Canada to receive the Sloan Research Fellowship, an award given to early-career scientists.