Byron Gangnes

UHERO Senior Research Fellow and Professor of Economics


Ph.D., Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 1990
B.A., Economics, University of Puget Sound, 1982

Research Interests

Prof. Gangnes teaches and conducts research in international macroeconomics, with a particular emphasis on the economic relationship between the U.S. and Asian economies.  He also conducts research on the Hawai’i economy.

His primary research interests include modeling alternative U.S. and Japanese macroeconomic policies, the evolution of global value chains and international trade, and econometric analysis of international trade flows.

Prof. Gangnes is Senior Research Fellow with the University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization (UHERO).  He is also an affiliated researcher with Project LINK, the United Nations global economic modeling and forecasting program.