Gary Hansen

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Gary Duane Hansen (born c. 1958) is a macroeconomist at UCLA. He is known for creating the theory of indivisible labor, as part of this doctoral thesis at the University of Minnesota.[1]

Hansen graduated from the University of Puget Sound in 1980, and with a doctorate from the University of Minnesota, under supervision of Edward Prescott, in 1986.

Selected publications[edit]

  • Fiscal Reform and Government Debt in Japan: A Neoclassical Perspective[2]
  • Health Insurance Reform: The Impact of a Medicare Buy-In (with Minchung Hsu and Junsang Lee)
  • "Business Cycle Fluctuations and the Life Cycle: How Important is On-the-Job Skill Accumulation?? with Selahattin Imrohoroglu
  • Consumption over the Life Cycle: The Role of Annuities (with Selo Imrohoroglu)
  • Why Have Business Cycle Fluctuations Become Less Volatile? (with Andres Arias and Lee E. Ohanian)


  1. ^ Hansen, G. D. (1985). "Indivisible Labor and the Business Cycle". Journal of Monetary Economics. 16 (3): 309–327. CiteSeerX doi:10.1016/0304-3932(85)90039-X.
  2. ^ "Faculty Page". Retrieved 1 February 2014.

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