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Daniel H. Neilson

Professor Daniel Neilson

Assistant Professor of Economics


Liebowitz Center for International Studies

Academic Program Affiliation(s)

Social Studies, Economics

Areas of Specialization

  • Macroeconomics
  • Monetary economics
  • Financial economics


Research Interests: Central banking and monetary policy; China's financial system

Teaching Interests: Macroeconomics; international trade and finance

Favorite/Regular Courses Offered

  • Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • Economics of Post-Reform China


PhD in Economics, Columbia University
AA and BA, Bard College at Simon’s Rock

Daniel H. Neilson is a monetary economist, specializing in the interaction between monetary policy and the financial system. His research has focused on China’s financial markets, on the structure of the global monetary system, and on the evolution of the Federal Reserve. Previously, Dr. Neilson was an economist at George Soros’s economic think tank, where he helped create a global research program to promote novel and critical theories for understanding issues of financial stability. He has been teaching at Simon's Rock since 2008.