John Taylor

John Taylor

Formal First Name
12/8/1946 - present

John Taylor is the Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics at Stanford University. He is best known for creating The Taylor Rule, an interest rate forecasting rule that asserts that the real interest rate should be 1.5 times the inflation rate, based on several macroeconomic assumptions. Taylor has particular expertise in monetary policy, fiscal policy, and international economics. He is a regular guest on financial television, radio, and podcasts and has published hundreds of articles and op-eds around macroeconomics and monetary policy.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Taylor is the author of hundreds of books and studies.
  • He has also been the recipient of dozens of distinguished awards in the field of economics.
  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.