James Mitchell is an economic and policy advisor in the Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. His research interests are in macroeconomic modeling and forecasting.
Before joining the Cleveland Fed in 2021, he was professor of economic modeling and forecasting at the University of Warwick, where from 2013 to 2018 he headed the economic modeling and forecasting group at Warwick Business School. In 2018–2019 he was a visiting scholar at the University of Southern California. Prior to Warwick, he was professor of economics and finance at the University of Leicester in the UK, and from 1999 to 2011, he worked at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research in London. He currently serves as an associate editor of the Journal of Applied Econometrics and the International Journal of Forecasting.
Dr. Mitchell received his PhD in economics from the University of Cambridge and has a MSc in economics from the University of Bristol and a BA in economics from the University of Durham in the UK.
- “Regional Output Growth in the United Kingdom: More Timely and Higher Frequency Estimates from 1970.” With Gary Koop, Stuart McIntyre, and Aubrey Poon. Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2020, 35: 176–197.
- “R² Bounds for Predictive Models: What Univariate Properties Tell Us about Multivariate Predictability.” With Donald Robertson and Stephen Wright. Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, 2019, 37: 681–695.
- “Generalised Density Forecast Combinations.” With George Kapetanios, Simon Price, and Nicholas Fawcett. Journal of Econometrics, 2015, 188: 150–165.
- “Combining Density Forecasts.” With Stephen Hall. International Journal of Forecasting, 2007, 23: 1–13.