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Working Papers

2016

  1. The Fed and Lehman Brothers: Introduction and Summary
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. Understanding Inflation in India
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2015

  1. A Phillips Curve with Anchored Expectations and Short-Term Unemployment
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2014) Downloads View citations (4)

2014

  1. Do Forecasters Believe in Okun’s Law? An Assessment of Unemployment and Output Forecasts
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads
    See also Journal Article in International Journal of Forecasting (2015)
  2. Long-Term Damage from the Great Recession in OECD Countries
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (45)
  3. The Case for a Long-Run Inflation Target of Four Percent
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (13)

2013

  1. Okun's Law: Fit at Fifty?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (28)
  2. Okun's Law; Fit at 50?
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in Economics Working Paper Archive, The Johns Hopkins University,Department of Economics (2012) Downloads View citations (3)
  3. The Distributional Effects of Fiscal Consolidation
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (13)

2012

  1. Ben Bernanke and the Zero Bound
    Economics Working Paper Archive, The Johns Hopkins University,Department of Economics Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2012) Downloads View citations (8)

    See also Journal Article in Contemporary Economic Policy (2016)
  2. El desempleo en América Latina y el Caribe
    DOCUMENTOS CEDE, UNIVERSIDAD DE LOS ANDES-CEDE Downloads View citations (2)

2011

  1. Inflation Dynamics and the Great Recession
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (33)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2011) Downloads View citations (33)
    Economics Working Paper Archive, The Johns Hopkins University,Department of Economics (2011) Downloads View citations (37)

    See also Journal Article in Brookings Papers on Economic Activity (2011)
  2. Unemployment in Latin America and the Caribbean
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Economics Working Paper Archive, The Johns Hopkins University,Department of Economics (2011) Downloads View citations (2)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2011) Downloads View citations (15)
    DOCUMENTOS CEDE, UNIVERSIDAD DE LOS ANDES-CEDE (2011) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in Open Economies Review (2013)

2010

  1. The Performance of Alternative Monetary Regimes
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Chapter (2010)

2009

  1. Hysteresis in Unemployment: Old and New Evidence
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (39)
  2. Policy Responses to Exchange-Rate Movements
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Open Economies Review (2010)

2008

  1. Helicopter Drops and Japan fs Liquidity Trap
    IMES Discussion Paper Series, Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies, Bank of Japan Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Monetary and Economic Studies (2008)

2007

  1. Intergenerational Risk Sharing in the Spirit of Arrow, Debreu, and Rawls, with Applications to Social Security Design
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (47)
    Also in Economics Working Paper Archive, The Johns Hopkins University,Department of Economics (2001) Downloads View citations (12)
    Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research (2001) Downloads View citations (11)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2001) Downloads View citations (18)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (2007)

2006

  1. Has Globalization Changed Inflation?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (112)

2005

  1. Fiscal Remedies for Japan's Slump
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Chapter (2006)

2004

  1. Does inflation targeting matter?
    DNB Staff Reports (discontinued), Netherlands Central Bank Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund (2003) Downloads View citations (113)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2003) Downloads View citations (135)

    See also Chapter (2004)

2003

  1. Monetary Policy for Inattentive Economies
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (38)
    Also in Economics Working Paper Archive, The Johns Hopkins University,Department of Economics (2003) Downloads View citations (23)
    Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research (2003) Downloads View citations (18)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Monetary Economics (2005)

2002

  1. Short-Run Money Demand
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in Economics Working Paper Archive, The Johns Hopkins University,Department of Economics (2002) Downloads View citations (10)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Monetary Economics (2012)
  2. The Fed and the New Economy
    Working Papers, Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research Downloads View citations (21)
    Also in Economics Working Paper Archive, The Johns Hopkins University,Department of Economics (2001) Downloads
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2002) Downloads View citations (23)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2002)
  3. The NAIRU in Theory and Practice
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (177)
    Also in Economics Working Paper Archive, The Johns Hopkins University,Department of Economics (2002) Downloads View citations (168)
    Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research (2002) Downloads View citations (168)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Perspectives (2002)

2001

  1. Expectations and the effects of monetary policy
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia (1995) View citations (14)
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia (1998) Downloads View citations (1)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1995) Downloads View citations (16)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Money, Credit and Banking (2003)
  2. Productivity Growth and the Phillips Curve
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (87)
    Also in Economics Working Paper Archive, The Johns Hopkins University,Department of Economics (2001) View citations (73)

2000

  1. Near-Rationality and Inflation in Two Monetary Regimes
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (103)
    Also in Economics Working Paper Archive, The Johns Hopkins University,Department of Economics (2000) Downloads View citations (88)

    See also Journal Article in Proceedings (2000)
  2. Policy Rules and External Shocks
    Working Papers Central Bank of Chile, Central Bank of Chile Downloads View citations (16)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2000) Downloads View citations (43)

    See also Chapter (2002)

1999

  1. Interpreting the Correlation Between Inflation and the Skewness of Relative Prices: A Comment on Bryan and Cecchetti
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (8)

1998

  1. Another Look at Long-Run Money Demand
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Monetary Economics (2001)
  2. Policy Rules for Open Economies
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (107)
    Also in RBA Research Discussion Papers, Reserve Bank of Australia (1998) Downloads View citations (34)

    See also Chapter (1999)

1997

  1. Efficient Rules for Monetary Policy
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (122)
    Also in Reserve Bank of New Zealand Discussion Paper Series, Reserve Bank of New Zealand (1997) Downloads View citations (110)

    See also Journal Article in International Finance (1999)

1996

  1. Disinflation and the NAIRU
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (32)
    See also Chapter (1997)

1995

  1. The Deficit Gamble
    Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research View citations (11)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1995) Downloads View citations (12)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Money, Credit and Banking (1998)
  2. What Do Budget Deficits Do?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research (1995) View citations (21)

    See also Journal Article in Proceedings - Economic Policy Symposium - Jackson Hole (1995)

1994

  1. A Sticky-Price Manifesto
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (31)
    See also Journal Article in Proceedings (1994)

1993

  1. Inflation and the Informativeness of Prices
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Money, Credit and Banking (2003)
  2. Relative-price changes as aggregate supply shocks
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
    Also in Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research (1992) View citations (12)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1992) Downloads View citations (120)

    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (1995)
  3. The Dynamics of High Inflation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
  4. What Determines the Sacrifice Ratio?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (39)
    Also in Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia (1993) View citations (35)

    See also Chapter (1994)

1992

  1. Asymmetric Price Adjustment and Economic Fluctuations
    Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research View citations (7)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1992) Downloads View citations (178)

    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (1994)
  2. Disinflation With Imperfect Credibility
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Monetary Economics (1995)

1991

  1. Externalities from Labor Mobility
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. The Genesis of Inflation and the Costs of Disinflation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (39)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Money, Credit and Banking (1991)

1990

  1. Credible Disinflation with Staggered Price Setting
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1994)
  2. Time-Consistent Policy and Persistent Changes in Inflation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Monetary Economics (1995)
  3. Why Does High Inflation Raise Inflation Uncertainty?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Monetary Economics (1992)

1989

  1. Wage Indexation and Time-Consistent Monetary Policy
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)

1987

  1. Are Prices Too Sticky?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (51)
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (1989)
  2. Imperfect Information and Staggered Price Setting
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Research Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (1986) View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1988)
  3. Real Rigidities and the Non-Neutrality of Money
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (103)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Economic Studies (1990)
  4. Sticky Prices as Coordination Failure
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1991)
  5. The Equilibrium and Optimal Timing of Price Changes
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc View citations (4)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1987) Downloads View citations (39)

    See also Journal Article in Review of Economic Studies (1989)

Journal Articles

2016

  1. BEN BERNANKE AND THE ZERO BOUND
    Contemporary Economic Policy, 2016, 34, (1), 7-20 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2015

  1. Do forecasters believe in Okun’s Law? An assessment of unemployment and output forecasts
    International Journal of Forecasting, 2015, 31, (1), 176-184 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2013

  1. The Case for Four Percent Inflation
    Central Bank Review, 2013, 13, (2), 17-31 Downloads View citations (24)
  2. Unemployment in Latin America and the Caribbean
    Open Economies Review, 2013, 24, (3), 397-424 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2012

  1. Short-run money demand
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 2012, 59, (7), 622-633 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2002)

2011

  1. Inflation Dynamics and the Great Recession
    Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 2011, 42, (1 (Spring)), 337-405 Downloads View citations (64)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2010

  1. Policy Responses to Exchange-rate Movements
    Open Economies Review, 2010, 21, (2), 187-199 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2008

  1. Helicopter Drops and Japan fs Liquidity Trap
    Monetary and Economic Studies, 2008, 26, 87-106 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. Hysteresis in unemployment
    Conference Series ; [Proceedings], 2008, 53 Downloads View citations (1)

2007

  1. Intergenerational Risk Sharing in the Spirit of Arrow, Debreu, and Rawls, with Applications to Social Security Design
    Journal of Political Economy, 2007, 115, (4), 523-547 Downloads View citations (46)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2005

  1. Commentary on "the monetary policy debate since October 1979: lessons for theory and practice"
    Review, 2005, (Mar), 263-268 Downloads
  2. Monetary policy for inattentive economies
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 2005, 52, (4), 703-725 Downloads View citations (106)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2003

  1. Expectations and the Effects of Monetary Policy
    Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 2003, 35, (4), 473-84 View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  2. Inflation and the Informativeness of Prices
    Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 2003, 35, (2), 177-96 View citations (35)
    See also Working Paper (1993)

2002

  1. The Fed and the New Economy
    American Economic Review, 2002, 92, (2), 108-114 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper (2002)
  2. The NAIRU in Theory and Practice
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2002, 16, (4), 115-136 Downloads View citations (169)
    See also Working Paper (2002)

2001

  1. Another look at long-run money demand
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 2001, 47, (1), 31-44 Downloads View citations (115)
    See also Working Paper (1998)
  2. How do forecasts respond to changes in monetary policy?
    Business Review, 2001, (Q4), 9-16 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Reglas de política y choques externos
    Revista Estudios Económicos, 2001, (7) Downloads

2000

  1. LOS COSTOS DE LA DESINFLACIÓN
    ENSAYOS SOBRE POLÍTICA ECONÓMICA, 2000, 18, (36-37), 63-76 Downloads
    Also in Ensayos sobre Política Económica, 2000, 18, (36-37), 63-76 (2000) Downloads
  2. Near-rationality and inflation in two monetary regimes
    Proceedings, 2000 Downloads View citations (85)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

1999

  1. Aggregate demand and Long-Run Unemployment
    Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 1999, 30, (2), 189-252 Downloads View citations (120)
  2. Efficient Rules for Monetary Policy
    International Finance, 1999, 2, (1), 63-83 Downloads View citations (146)
    See also Working Paper (1997)
  3. Interpreting The Correlation Between Inflation And The Skewness Of Relative Prices: A Comment On Bryan And
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1999, 81, (2), 197-198 Downloads View citations (8)

1998

  1. The Deficit Gamble
    Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 1998, 30, (4), 699-720 View citations (21)
    See also Working Paper (1995)

1995

  1. Disinflation with imperfect credibility
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 1995, 35, (1), 5-23 Downloads View citations (66)
    See also Working Paper (1992)
  2. Relative-Price Changes as Aggregate Supply Shocks
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1995, 110, (1), 161-193 Downloads View citations (51)
    See also Working Paper (1993)
  3. Time-consistent policy and persistent changes in inflation
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 1995, 36, (2), 329-350 Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Working Paper (1990)
  4. What do budget deficits do?
    Proceedings - Economic Policy Symposium - Jackson Hole, 1995, 95-119 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper (1995)

1994

  1. A sticky-price manifesto
    Proceedings, 1994, (Apr) View citations (85)
    Also in Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy, 1994, 41, (1), 127-151 (1994) Downloads View citations (87)

    See also Working Paper (1994)
  2. Asymmetric Price Adjustment and Economic Fluctuations
    Economic Journal, 1994, 104, (423), 247-61 Downloads View citations (294)
    See also Working Paper (1992)
  3. Credible Disinflation with Staggered Price-Setting
    American Economic Review, 1994, 84, (1), 282-89 Downloads View citations (175)
    See also Working Paper (1990)

1993

  1. How costly is disinflation? The historical evidence
    Business Review, 1993, (Nov), 17-28 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. What causes inflation?
    Business Review, 1993, (Mar), 3-12 Downloads

1992

  1. Why does high inflation raise inflation uncertainty?
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 1992, 29, (3), 371-388 Downloads View citations (169)
    See also Working Paper (1990)

1991

  1. Sticky Prices as Coordination Failure
    American Economic Review, 1991, 81, (3), 539-52 Downloads View citations (112)
    See also Working Paper (1987)
  2. The Genesis of Inflation and the Costs of Disinflation
    Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 1991, 23, (3), 439-52 Downloads View citations (37)
    Also in Proceedings, 1991, 439-461 (1991) View citations (41)

    See also Working Paper (1991)
  3. Wage Indexation and Discretionary Monetary Policy
    American Economic Review, 1991, 81, (5), 1310-19 Downloads View citations (21)

1990

  1. Inflation and Uncertainty at Long and Short Horizons
    Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 1990, 21, (1), 215-254 Downloads View citations (73)
  2. Insiders and outsiders: A review essay
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 1990, 26, (3), 459-469 Downloads
  3. Intertemporal Substitution and Constraints on Labor Supply: Evidence from Panel Data
    Economic Inquiry, 1990, 28, (4), 706-24 View citations (28)
  4. Real Rigidities and the Non-Neutrality of Money
    Review of Economic Studies, 1990, 57, (2), 183-203 Downloads View citations (366)
    See also Working Paper (1987)

1989

  1. Are Prices Too Sticky?
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1989, 104, (3), 507-524 Downloads View citations (60)
    See also Working Paper (1987)
  2. The Equilibrium and Optimal Timing of Price Changes
    Review of Economic Studies, 1989, 56, (2), 179-198 Downloads View citations (50)
    See also Working Paper (1987)

1988

  1. Imperfect Information and Staggered Price Setting
    American Economic Review, 1988, 78, (5), 999-1018 Downloads View citations (24)
    See also Working Paper (1987)
  2. Is Equilibrium Indexation Efficient?
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1988, 103, (2), 299-311 Downloads View citations (23)
  3. The New Keynsesian Economics and the Output-Inflation Trade-off
    Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 1988, 19, (1), 1-82 Downloads View citations (134)

1987

  1. Externalities from Contract Length
    American Economic Review, 1987, 77, (4), 615-29 Downloads View citations (19)

Chapters

2010

  1. The Performance of Alternative Monetary Regimes
    Chapter 23 in Handbook of Monetary Economics, 2010, vol. 3, pp 1303-1343 Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2006

  1. Fiscal Remedies for Japan's Slump
    A chapter in Monetary Policy with Very Low Inflation in the Pacific Rim, NBER-EASE, Volume 15, 2006, pp 279-306 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2004

  1. Does Inflation Targeting Matter?
    A chapter in The Inflation-Targeting Debate, 2004, pp 249-282 Downloads View citations (24)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2002

  1. Policy Rules and External Shocks
    Chapter 3 in Monetary Policy: Rules and Transmission Mechanisms, 2002, vol. 4, pp 047-064 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

1999

  1. Policy Rules for Open Economies
    A chapter in Monetary Policy Rules, 1999, pp 127-156 Downloads View citations (276)
    See also Working Paper (1998)

1997

  1. Disinflation and the NAIRU
    A chapter in Reducing Inflation: Motivation and Strategy, 1997, pp 167-194 Downloads View citations (44)
    See also Working Paper (1996)
  2. Round-up
    A chapter in Monetary Policy and Inflation Targeting, 1997 Downloads

1994

  1. What Determines the Sacrifice Ratio?
    A chapter in Monetary Policy, 1994, pp 155-193 Downloads View citations (199)
    See also Working Paper (1993)
 
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