Jeremiah Dittmar is Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics at the American University.

His research interests are Economic Growth, Economic History, Macroeconomics and Applied Econometrics.

He is visiting CAS in November 2014 as part of CAS Research Focus "Mechanisms of Persistence in Economic History" following an invitation from Prof. Davide Cantoni, Ph.D. and Prof. Dr. Ludger Wößmann. He participates in the conference "The Long Shadow of History - Mechanisms of Persistence in Economics and the Social Scienes" on 21 to 22 November 2014. He is again a Visiting Fellow at CAS in February 2015.