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Postal address:Berglas School of Economics, Tel-Aviv University Tel-Aviv 69978 Israel
Workplace:Foerder Institute for Economic Research, Eitan Berglas School of Economics, Tel Aviv University, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2011

  1. Bailout Uncertainty in a Microfounded General Equilibrium Model of the Financial System
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (1)

2009

  1. The Political Economy of Redistribution in the U.S. in the Aftermath of World War II and the Delayed Impacts of the Great Depression - Evidence and Theory
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads

2007

  1. Central Bank Independence and Monetary Policymaking Institutions - Past Present and Future
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working Papers Central Bank of Chile, Central Bank of Chile (2006) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in European Journal of Political Economy (2008)
  2. Fiscal Policy, Labor Unions, Competitiveness and Monetary Institutions: Their Long Run Impact on Unemployment, Inflation and Welfare
    Kiel Working Papers, Kiel Institute for the World Economy Downloads
  3. Fiscal Policy, Labour Unions and Monetary Institutions: Their Long Run Impact on Unemployment, Inflation and Welfare
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
  4. The Limits of Transparency
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Notes (2009)

2005

  1. Fiscal-Monetary Policy Interactions in the Presence of Unionized Labour Markets
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    See also Journal Article in International Tax and Public Finance (2006)
  2. Keynesian Economics, Monetary Policy and the Business Cycle - New and Old
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
  3. Legal, Actual and Desirable Independence: A Case Study of the Bank of Israel
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Wars, Redistribution and Civilian Federal Expenditures in the US over the Twentieth Century
    DNB Working Papers, Netherlands Central Bank, Research Department Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2005) Downloads View citations (1)

2004

  1. Endogenous monetary policy with unobserved potential output
    Temi di discussione (Economic working papers), Bank of Italy, Economic Research and International Relations Area Downloads
    Also in CEIS Research Paper, Tor Vergata University, CEIS (2003) Downloads View citations (4)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2003) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control (2005)

2003

  1. The Choice of Exchange Rate Regime and Speculative Attacks
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of the European Economic Association (2004)
  2. The Inflation Bias Revisited: Theory and Some International Evidence
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (53)
    See also Journal Article in Manchester School (2003)

2002

  1. Do Central Banks have Precautionary Demands for Expansions and for Price Stability?
    Working Papers, Business School - Economics, University of Glasgow Downloads View citations (35)
  2. Do Central Banks have Precautionary Demands for Expansions and for Price Stability? - Theory and Evidence
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich Downloads View citations (9)

2001

  1. Are Contemporary Central Banks Transparent about Economic Models and Objectives and What Difference Does it Make?
    Discussion Paper Series 1: Economic Studies, Deutsche Bundesbank, Research Centre Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Review (2002)
  2. Central Bank Reform, Liberalization and Inflation in Transition Economies - An International Perspective
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research (2000) Downloads View citations (3)
    Working Papers, Tel Aviv (2000) View citations (1)
    Working Papers, Tel Aviv (2000) View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Monetary Economics (2002)
  3. Economic Performance and Stabilization Policy in a Monetary Union with Imperfect Labour and Goods Markets
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (23)

2000

  1. Accountability, Credibility, Transparency and Stabilization Policy in the Eurosystem
    Working Papers, Tel Aviv View citations (17)
  2. Labor Markets and Monetary Union: a Strategic Analysis
    Working Papers, Banca Italia - Servizio di Studi View citations (13)
    Also in Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research (1999) Downloads View citations (14)
    Temi di discussione (Economic working papers), Bank of Italy, Economic Research and International Relations Area (2000) Downloads View citations (1)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (1999) Downloads View citations (16)

    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2001)
  3. Monetary Institutions, Monopolistic Competition, Unionized Labour Markets And Economic Performance
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article in Scandinavian Journal of Economics (2006)
  4. The Choice of Exchange Rate Bands: Balancing Credibility and Flexibility
    Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Tel Aviv - the Sackler Institute of Economic Studies (1993) View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of International Economics (2004)

1999

  1. Establishing a Reputation for Dependability by Means of Inflation Targets
    Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economics of Governance (2000)
  2. The Inflation Bias Result Revisited
    Working Papers, Tel Aviv View citations (25)

1998

  1. Central Bank Independence, Centralization of Wage Bargaining, Inflation and Unemployment - Theory and Evidence
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (24)
    Also in Working Papers, Banca Italia - Servizio di Studi (1998) View citations (10)
  2. Central Bank Independence, Centralization of Wage Bargaining, Inflation and Unemployment - Theory and Some Evidence
    Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research Downloads View citations (30)
    See also Journal Article in European Economic Review (1999)
  3. When do Representative and Direct Democracies Lead to Similar Policy Choices?
    Working Papers, Tel Aviv View citations (3)
    Also in Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research (1998) View citations (3)

1997

  1. Central Bank Autonomy and Exchange Rate Regimes - Their Effects on Monetary Accomodation and Activism
    Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research
  2. When Does It Take a Nixon to Go to China
    Working Papers, Tel Aviv View citations (3)
    Also in Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research (1997) View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1998)

1996

  1. Targeting Monetary Aggregates and Inflation in Europe
    Working Papers, Tel Aviv View citations (2)
    Also in Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research (1996) Downloads View citations (2)
  2. The Economics of Central Banking
    Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research Downloads View citations (13)
    Also in Working Papers, Tel Aviv (1996) View citations (9)

1995

  1. Political Influence on the Central Bank- International Evidence
    University of Chicago - George G. Stigler Center for Study of Economy and State, Chicago - Center for Study of Economy and State View citations (52)
    Also in Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research (1994) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in World Bank Economic Review (1995)

1994

  1. Choosing the Width of Exchange Rate Bands - Credibility vs. Flexibility
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (6)
  2. The Political Economy of Immigration
    Public Economics, EconWPA Downloads View citations (5)

1992

  1. How much to commit to an exchange rate rule: balancing credibility and flexibility
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)

1991

  1. The Dynamics of Optimal Gradual Stabilizations
    Working Papers, Tel Aviv
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Economic Review (1992)

1990

  1. Seigniorage and Political Stabiliity
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
  2. The Politics of Ambiguity
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (74)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1987) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (1990)

1989

  1. OPTIMAL ACCOMMODATION BY STRONG POLICYMAKERS UNDER INCOMPLETE INFORMATION
    Working Papers, Tel Aviv View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Monetary Economics (1991)
  2. Seigniorage and Political Instability
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1992)

1988

  1. MONETARY POLICY AND INSTITUTIONS IN ISRAEL PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE
    Working Papers, Tel Aviv View citations (1)

1987

  1. Some problems with current price indexes
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Downloads

1978

  1. The Relationship Between Relative Prices and the General Price Level: A Suggested Interpretation
    Working Papers, C.V. Starr Center for Applied Economics, New York University Downloads
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1979)
  2. Variable Information Structures and Rational Expectations or Rational Expectations and the Role of Monetary Policy: A Generalization
    Working Papers, C.V. Starr Center for Applied Economics, New York University Downloads

Journal Articles

2013

  1. Monetary policy and institutions before, during, and after the global financial crisis
    Journal of Financial Stability, 2013, 9, (3), 373-384 Downloads View citations (1)

2011

  1. Reflections on the crisis and on its lessons for regulatory reform and for central bank policies
    Journal of Financial Stability, 2011, 7, (1), 26-37 Downloads View citations (15)

2010

  1. How Would Have Monetary Policy During the Great Inflation Differed, if it Had Been Conducted in the Styles of Volcker and Greenspan and with Perfect Foresight&quest
    Comparative Economic Studies, 2010, 52, (2), 159-179 Downloads
  2. The Roles of Ideology, Institutions, Politics, and Economic Knowledge in Forecasting Macroeconomic Developments: Lessons from the Crisis-super-1
    CESifo Economic Studies, 2010, 56, (4), 575-595 Downloads

2009

  1. The Limits of Transparency
    Economic Notes, 2009, 38, (1-2), 1-37 Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Proceedings, 2007 (2007) Downloads View citations (5)

    See also Working Paper (2007)

2008

  1. Central bank independence and monetary policymaking institutions -- Past, present and future
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2008, 24, (4), 722-736 Downloads View citations (28)
    Also in Panoeconomicus, 2007, 54, (4), 367-395 (2007) Downloads View citations (1)
    Journal Economía Chilena (The Chilean Economy), 2006, 9, (1), 5-23 (2006) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. Nonlinear Taylor Rules and Asymmetric Preferences in Central Banking: Evidence from the United Kingdom and the United States
    The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, 2008, 8, (1), 1-31 Downloads View citations (21)

2007

  1. On the relationship between defense and non-defense spending in the U.S. during the world wars
    Economics Letters, 2007, 95, (3), 415-421 Downloads View citations (3)

2006

  1. Fiscal-monetary policy interactions in the presence of unionized labor markets
    International Tax and Public Finance, 2006, 13, (4), 411-435 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Monetary Institutions, Monopolistic Competition, Unionized Labor Markets and Economic Performance
    Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2006, 108, (1), 39-63 Downloads View citations (47)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

2005

  1. Endogenous monetary policy with unobserved potential output
    Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2005, 29, (11), 1951-1983 Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2004

  1. Comment on: "Macroeconomic consequences of terror: theory and the case of Israel"
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 2004, 51, (5), 1003-1006 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. The Choice of Exchange-Rate Regime and Speculative Attacks
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2004, 2, (6), 1206-1241 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  3. The choice of exchange rate bands: balancing credibility and flexibility
    Journal of International Economics, 2004, 62, (2), 379-408 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

2003

  1. Book Reviews
    Journal of Economics, 2003, 80, (1), 99-103 Downloads
  2. The inflation bias revisited: theory and some international evidence
    Manchester School, 2003, 71, (5), 541-565 Downloads View citations (47)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  3. When is the median voter paradigm a reasonable guide for policy choices in a representative democracy?
    Economics and Politics, 2003, 15, (3), 247-284 Downloads View citations (4)

2002

  1. Are contemporary central banks transparent about economic models and objectives and what difference does it make?
    Review, 2002, (Jul), 15-36 Downloads View citations (36)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  2. Central bank reform, liberalization and inflation in transition economies--an international perspective
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 2002, 49, (2), 237-264 Downloads View citations (84)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  3. Does a Higher Sacrifice Ratio Mean that Central Bank Independence is Excessive?
    Annals of Economics and Finance, 2002, 3, (1), 1-25 Downloads View citations (2)

2001

  1. Labour Markets and Monetary Union: A Strategic Analysis
    Economic Journal, 2001, 111, (473), 541-65 Downloads View citations (56)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

2000

  1. Establishing a reputation for dependability by means of inflation targets
    Economics of Governance, 2000, 1, (1), 53-76 View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (1999)

1999

  1. Central bank independence, centralization of wage bargaining, inflation and unemployment:: Theory and some evidence
    European Economic Review, 1999, 43, (7), 1395-1434 Downloads View citations (112)
    See also Working Paper (1998)

1998

  1. When Does It Take a Nixon to Go to China?
    American Economic Review, 1998, 88, (1), 180-97 Downloads View citations (107)
    See also Working Paper (1997)

1996

  1. A economia do Banco Central
    Revista Brasileira de Economia, 1996, 50, (4), 389-426 Downloads View citations (1)

1995

  1. Political Influence on the Central Bank: International Evidence
    World Bank Economic Review, 1995, 9, (3), 397-423 View citations (57)
    See also Working Paper (1995)

1994

  1. Central Bank Independence and Monetary Control
    Economic Journal, 1994, 104, (427), 1437-48 Downloads View citations (23)

1993

  1. Central Bank Independence, Political Influence and Macroeconomic Performance: a Survey of Recent Development
    Latin American Journal of Economics-formerly Cuadernos de Economía, 1993, 30, (91), 271-292 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Central bank independence, growth, investment, and real rates
    Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy, 1993, 39, (1), 95-140 Downloads View citations (44)

1992

  1. CENTRAL BANK STRATEGY, CREDIBILITY, AND INDEPENDANCE: THEORY AND EVIDENCE
    Journal des Economistes et des Etudes Humaines, 1992, 3, (4), 10 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Book (1992)
  2. Measuring the Independence of Central Banks and Its Effect on Policy Outcomes
    World Bank Economic Review, 1992, 6, (3), 353-98 View citations (296)
  3. Seigniorage and Political Instability
    American Economic Review, 1992, 82, (3), 537-55 Downloads View citations (152)
    See also Working Paper (1989)
  4. The Dynamics of Optimal Gradual Stabilizations
    World Bank Economic Review, 1992, 6, (3), 439-58 View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper (1991)

1991

  1. Asymmetric Information and the Electoral Momentum of Public Opinion Polls
    Public Choice, 1991, 70, (2), 181-213 View citations (11)
  2. Optimal accommodation by strong policymakers under incomplete information
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 1991, 27, (1), 99-127 Downloads View citations (32)
    See also Working Paper (1989)

1990

  1. The Politics of Ambiguity
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1990, 105, (4), 829-50 Downloads View citations (76)
    See also Working Paper (1990)

1989

  1. A Political Theory of Government Debt and Deficits in a Neo-Ricardian Framework
    American Economic Review, 1989, 79, (4), 713-32 Downloads View citations (42)
  2. Why does the Fed smooth interest rates?
    Proceedings, 1989, 111-157 View citations (13)

1988

  1. Rapid inflation -- deliberate policy or miscalculation?
    Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy, 1988, 29, (1), 11-75 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Rapid inflation -- deliberate policy or miscalculation?: Reply to flood
    Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy, 1988, 29, (1), 81-84 Downloads

1987

  1. Errata [A Positive Theory of Discretionary Policy, the Cost of Democratic Government and the Benefits of a Constitution]
    Economic Inquiry, 1987, 25, (2), 363-65

1986

  1. A Positive Theory of Discretionary Policy, the Cost of Democratic Government and the Benefits of a Constitution
    Economic Inquiry, 1986, 24, (3), 367-88 View citations (31)
  2. A Theory of Ambiguity, Credibility, and Inflation under Discretion and Asymmetric Information
    Econometrica, 1986, 54, (5), 1099-1128 Downloads View citations (278)
  3. Central bank behavior and credibility: some recent theoretical developments
    Review, 1986, (May), 5-17 Downloads View citations (7)
  4. Measuring inflationary expectations: A review essay
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 1986, 17, (2), 315-324 Downloads View citations (3)

1984

  1. Price Controls and the Variability of Relative Prices
    Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 1984, 16, (3), 271-84 Downloads View citations (2)

1983

  1. Money and economic activity, inventories and business cycles
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 1983, 11, (3), 281-319 Downloads View citations (14)
  2. Relative price variability and inflation: A survey and further results
    Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy, 1983, 19, (1), 103-157 Downloads View citations (15)
  3. Reply to Parks and Cutler
    Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy, 1983, 19, (1), 167-170 Downloads

1982

  1. Inflationary Expectations: Reply and Further Thoughts on Inflation Uncertainty
    American Economic Review, 1982, 72, (3), 508-12 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Relative Price Variability and Nonuniform Inflationary Expectations
    Journal of Political Economy, 1982, 90, (1), 146-57 Downloads View citations (9)
  3. Relative price variability, inflation and the allocative efficiency of the price system
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 1982, 9, (2), 131-162 Downloads View citations (8)

1981

  1. Interest rates during the cycle, inventories and monetary policy--A theoretical analysis
    Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy, 1981, 15, (1), 87-144 Downloads

1980

  1. Stagflation, persistent unemployment and the permanence of economic shocks
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 1980, 6, (4), 467-492 Downloads View citations (25)
  2. The Effects of Uncertainty on Investment under Risk Neutrality with Endogenous Information
    Journal of Political Economy, 1980, 88, (3), 462-75 Downloads View citations (43)
  3. The effects of wage indexation on macroeconomic fluctuations: A generalization
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 1980, 6, (2), 147-170 Downloads View citations (4)

1979

  1. Differential Inflationary Expectations and the Variability of the Rate of Inflation: Theory and Evidence
    American Economic Review, 1979, 69, (4), 595-609 Downloads View citations (45)
  2. Rational expectations and the role of monetary policy: A generalization
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 1979, 5, (2), 213-229 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. The Relationship between Relative Prices and the General Price Level: A Suggested Interpretation
    American Economic Review, 1979, 69, (3), 444-47 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (1978)
  4. The redistributive effects of inflation and of the introduction of a real tax system in the U.S. bond market
    Journal of Public Economics, 1979, 12, (1), 125-139 Downloads

1978

  1. Heterogeneous inflationary expectations, Fisher's theory of interest and the allocative efficiency of the bond market
    Economics Letters, 1978, 1, (2), 151-155 Downloads
  2. The Horizontal Integration of the Banking Firm, Credit Rationing and Monetary Policy
    Review of Economic Studies, 1978, 45, (1), 165-78 Downloads View citations (2)

1977

  1. A Test of Expectational Processes Using Information from the Capital Markets-The Israeli Case
    International Economic Review, 1977, 18, (3), 737-53 Downloads
  2. General Wage Escalator Clauses and the Inflation Unemployment Trade Off
    Economic Inquiry, 1977, 15, (1), 67-84
  3. The effects of indexation of wage contracts on macro-economic stability
    European Economic Review, 1977, 9, (1), 83-96 Downloads

1976

  1. Contracting for Optimal Delivery Time in Long-Term Projects
    Bell Journal of Economics, 1976, 7, (1), 132-149 Downloads View citations (1)

1974

  1. A Test of the "No Trade Off in the Long Run" Hypothesis
    Econometrica, 1974, 42, (6), 1069-80 Downloads View citations (1)

1973

  1. The Term-Structure of Interest Rates and Expectations of Price Increase and Devaluation
    Journal of Finance, 1973, 28, (3), 567-75 Downloads View citations (1)

1972

  1. Money Illusion and the Aggregate Consumption Function: Comment
    American Economic Review, 1972, 62, (1), 198-206 Downloads

Books

2013

  1. States, Banks and the Financing of the Economy: Monetary Policy and Regulatory Perspectives
    SUERF Studies, SUERF - The European Money and Finance Forum Downloads

2008

  1. Inflation, Stagflation, Relative Prices, and Imperfect Information
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press

1992

  1. Central Bank Strategy, Credibility, and Independence: Theory and Evidence, vol 1
    MIT Press Books, The MIT Press View citations (231)
    See also Journal Article in Journal des Economistes et des Etudes Humaines (1992)

Edited books

1992

  1. Political Economy, Growth, and Business Cycles, vol 1
    MIT Press Books, The MIT Press

Chapters

2013

  1. Regulatory Reforms and the Independence of Central Banks and Financial Supervisors
    SUERF - The European Money and Finance Forum Downloads
 
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