Dr. Goodspeed is Chief Economist for Macroeconomic Policy at the Council of Economic Advisers. He was formerly a Junior Fellow in Economics at the University of Oxford, and Lecturer in Economics in the Department of Political Economy at King's College London. His primary research and teaching fields are economic history and monetary economics, with secondary interests in political economy and development. Prior to earning his Ph.D. from Harvard University in 2014, he received his A.B. from Harvard, summa cum laude, in 2008, and from 2008-2009 was a Gates Scholar at the University of Cambridge.
His second book, Legislating Instability, examines the effects of unlimited liability and regulatory capture on financial stability in "free banking" Scotland. He also has a recent book, Famine and Finance, on the market for small loans during the Great Famine of Ireland, as well as companion articles in the Journal of Development Economics and World Bank Economic Review. Tyler's current research focuses on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British and North American economic history, with particular attention to informal banking and the political economy of financial regulation, as well as long-run economic development. Previously, in his first book, Rethinking the Keynesian Revolution, he analyzed the debates between John Maynard Keynes and Friedrich Hayek, considering the relevance of those debates to contemporary monetary economics. He is also an avid distance runner.