London School of Economics
Centre for Macroeconomics
Centre for Economic Policy Research
Chief Editor of the CfM Survey
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Room number: 32L.1.11
London, WC2A 2AE
Will the Secular Decline in Exchange Rate and Inflation Volatility Survive Covid-19? (with Carmen Reinhart and Ken Rogoff). Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Fall 2020.
Why is the Euro Punching Below its Weight? (with Carmen Reinhart and Ken Rogoff). Economic Policy, 35(3), 2020.
Estimating the Elasticity of Intertemporal Substitution Using Mortgage Notches (with Michael Best, James Cloyne, and Henrik Kleven). Review of Economic Studies, 89:2, 2020.
The Effect of House Prices on Household Borrowing: A New Approach (with James Cloyne, Kilian Huber, and Henrik Kleven), American Economic Review, 109:6, 2019.
Exchange Arrangements Entering the 21st Century: Which Anchor Will Hold? (with Carmen Reinhart and Ken Rogoff), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 134:2, 599–646, 2019.
Tax Reform and the Political Economy of the Tax Base, Journal of Public Economics, 164, pp. 197-2010, 2018.
How Big (Small?) are Fiscal Multipliers? (with Enrique G. Mendoza and Carlos A. Vegh), Journal of Monetary Economics 60:2, pp. 239-254, 2013.
Weak States and Steady States: The Dynamics of Fiscal Capacity (with Tim Besley and Torsten Persson), American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics 5:4, pp. 205-32, 2013.
Rent-Seeking Distortions and Fiscal Procyclicality, Journal of Development Economics 96, 2011, pp. 30-46.
The Puzzling Change in the International Transmission of U.S. Macroeconomic Policy Shocks (with Keyu Jin), working paper, May 2020
Measuring Productivity Dispersion: Lessons From Counting One-Hundred Million Ballots (with Saverio Simonelli),
Revised Version: Oct 2018
Media: Les Echos
Kosher Pork (with Allan Drazen), Jan 2013
Procyclical Fiscal Policy in Developing Countries: Truth or Fiction? (With Carlos A. Vegh), July 2008
EC442: First year macro PhD
EC540: Second year political economy PhD
PP404: Economics for Public Policy
PP440: Macroeconomics for Public Policy
Media & Events
Sunday Times: Video explainer on public debt, July 8, 2020
Guardian: How worrying is Britain's debt? Surprisingly, we economists say: not very, June 2020
VoxEU article: Ramping up ventilator production: Lessons from WWII (with Hugo Reichardt), April 2020
IMF Annual Research Conference: I discuss public debt and r<g around minute 55, November 2019
Globes interview, Jan 2018 (in Hebrew)
Macro Musings podcast, May 2017
LSE US Centre Blog on the Affordable Care Act, 2013
Bloomberg TV, March 2012
CNN, "Debt deal: No cause for celebration", August 2011