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Postal address:Helge Berger, International Monetary Fund USA
Workplace:Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaft (Economics and Management Field), Freie Universität Berlin (Berlin Free University), (more information at EDIRC)
CESifo, (more information at EDIRC)
ifo Institut - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung an der Universität München e.V. (Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich), (more information at EDIRC)
International Monetary Fund (IMF), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2019

  1. REVISITING THE ECONOMIC CASE FOR FISCAL UNION IN THE EURO AREA
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in IMF Economic Review (2019)

2015

  1. Measuring economic and institutional integration
    Darmstadt Discussion Papers in Economics, Darmstadt University of Technology, Department of Law and Economics Downloads

2013

  1. On the persistence of trade imbalances: Evidence from Europe
    Darmstadt Discussion Papers in Economics, Darmstadt University of Technology, Department of Law and Economics Downloads

2012

  1. Bilateral imbalances in Europe
    Darmstadt Discussion Papers in Economics, Darmstadt University of Technology, Department of Law and Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in CESifo Economic Studies (2013)

2011

  1. Monetary Policy in the Media
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (35)
    Also in Working Paper Series, European Central Bank (2006) Downloads View citations (14)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Money, Credit and Banking (2011)

2008

  1. Central Bank boards around the world: Why does membership size differ?
    Discussion Papers, Free University Berlin, School of Business & Economics Downloads View citations (16)
    Also in CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo (2007) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in European Journal of Political Economy (2008)
  2. Does global liquidity matter for monetary policy in the Euro area?
    Discussion Papers, Free University Berlin, School of Business & Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in International Finance (2009)
  3. Does money growth granger-cause inflation in the Euro Area? Evidence from output-of-sample forecasts using Bayesian VARs
    Discussion Papers, Free University Berlin, School of Business & Economics Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Does money matter for U.S. inflation? Evidence from Bayesian VARs
    Discussion Papers, Free University Berlin, School of Business & Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in CESifo Economic Studies (2011)
  5. Does money still matter for U.S. output?
    Discussion Papers, Free University Berlin, School of Business & Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economics Letters (2009)
  6. Geography or skills: what explains Fed Wachters' forecast accuracy of US monetary policy?
    Discussion Papers, Free University Berlin, School of Business & Economics Downloads
    Also in Working Paper Series, European Central Bank (2006) Downloads View citations (3)
  7. Gotcha! A Profile of Smuggling in International Trade
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in Discussion Papers, Free University Berlin, School of Business & Economics (2008) Downloads View citations (9)
    DEGIT Conference Papers, DEGIT, Dynamics, Economic Growth, and International Trade (2008) Downloads View citations (6)
  8. The ECB's monetary analysis revisited
    Discussion Papers, Free University Berlin, School of Business & Economics Downloads View citations (5)
  9. The information content of money in forecasting Euro area inflation
    Discussion Papers, Free University Berlin, School of Business & Economics Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in Applied Economics (2012)
  10. Too Many Cooks? Committees in Monetary Policy
    KOF Working papers, KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo (2008) Downloads View citations (3)
    Discussion Papers, Free University Berlin, School of Business & Economics (2008) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in Southern Economic Journal (2011)

2007

  1. Does Money Growth Granger-Cause Inflation in the Euro Area? Evidence from Out-of-Sample Forecasts Using Bayesian VARs
    Working Paper Series, Uppsala University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in The Economic Record (2011)
  2. What Determines Fiscal Policy? Evidence from German States
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Discussion Papers, Free University Berlin, School of Business & Economics (2007) Downloads View citations (6)

2006

  1. Does Financial Integration Make Banks Act More Prudential? Regulation, Foreign Owned Banks, and the Lender-of-Last Resort
    HWWA Discussion Papers, Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWA) Downloads
    Also in Discussion Papers, Free University Berlin, School of Business & Economics (2006) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Does Money Matter in the ECB Strategy? New Evidence Based on ECB Communication
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (14)
    Also in Discussion Papers, Free University Berlin, School of Business & Economics (2006) Downloads View citations (13)

    See also Journal Article in International Journal of Finance & Economics (2011)
  3. Does money matter in the ECB strategy?
    KOF Working papers, KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich Downloads View citations (18)
  4. Fiscal indulgence in Central Europe: loss of the external anchor?
    Discussion Papers, Free University Berlin, School of Business & Economics Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Scottish Journal of Political Economy (2007)
  5. Forecasting ECB monetary policy: accuracy is (still) a matter of geography
    Discussion Papers, Free University Berlin, School of Business & Economics Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in Working Paper Series, European Central Bank (2006) Downloads View citations (24)
  6. Labor Courts, Nomination Bias, and Unemployment in Germany
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in European Journal of Political Economy (2011)
  7. Optimal Central Bank Design: Benchmarks for the ECB
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (17)
    Also in Discussion Papers, Free University Berlin, School of Business & Economics (2005) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in The Review of International Organizations (2006)
  8. The Employment Effects of Labor and Product Markets Deregulation and their Implications for Structural Reform
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (15)
    Also in Discussion Papers, Free University Berlin, School of Business & Economics (2006) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in IMF Staff Papers (2007)

2005

  1. Which Variables Explain Decisions on IMF Credit? An Extreme Bounds Analysis�
    TWI Research Paper Series, Thurgauer Wirtschaftsinstitut, Universität Konstanz Downloads View citations (53)
  2. Zooming Out: The Trade Effect of the EURO in Historical Perspective
    Discussion Papers, Free University Berlin, School of Business & Economics Downloads View citations (33)
    Also in CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo (2005) Downloads View citations (45)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of International Money and Finance (2008)

2004

  1. How Should Large and Small Countries Be Represented in a Currency Union?
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in Discussion Papers, Free University Berlin, School of Business & Economics (2004) Downloads View citations (7)

    See also Journal Article in Public Choice (2007)
  2. One Country, One Vote? Labor Market Structure and Voting Rights in the ECB
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Discussion Papers, Free University Berlin, School of Business & Economics (2004) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Integration (2005)
  3. Which variables explain decisions on IMF credit? An extreme bounds analysis
    Discussion Papers, Free University Berlin, School of Business & Economics Downloads View citations (4)

2003

  1. Restructuring the ECB
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (19)
  2. The End of the Stability and Growth Pact?
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (21)
    Also in Discussion Papers, Free University Berlin, School of Business & Economics (2003) Downloads View citations (13)
    WO Research Memoranda (discontinued), Netherlands Central Bank, Research Department (2003) Downloads View citations (12)

2002

  1. IMF Credit: How Important Are Political Factors? A Robustness Analysis
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (2)

2001

  1. Capital Controls and Exchange Rate Regimes: An Empirical Investigation
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Economic crises and the European revolutions of 1848
    Munich Reprints in Economics, University of Munich, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic History (2001)
  3. Factor Price Equalization? The Cointegration Approach Revisited
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Review of World Economics (Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv) (2001)
  4. How to Reduce Inflation: An Independent Central Bank or A Currency Board? The Experience of the Baltic Countries
    LICOS Discussion Papers, LICOS - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance, KU Leuven Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Emerging Markets Review (2001)
  5. Optimal Central Bank Conservatism and Monopoly Trade Unions
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in UWO Department of Economics Working Papers, University of Western Ontario, Department of Economics (2000) Downloads View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article in IMF Staff Papers (2004)
  6. To Peg or Not To Peg? A Simple Model of Exchange Rate Regime Choice In Small Economies
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Journal Article in Economics Letters (2001)

2000

  1. An Empirical Investigation into Exchange Rate Regime Choice and Exchange Rate Volatility
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (40)
  2. Central Bank Independence: An Update of Theory and Evidence
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (44)

1999

  1. Does Conservatism Matter? A Time Series Approach to Central Banking
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Working Papers, Business School - Economics, University of Glasgow (1999) Downloads View citations (6)

1997

  1. A State within the State? An Event Study on the Bundesbank
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (1)

Journal Articles

2019

  1. Revisiting the Economic Case for Fiscal Union in the Euro Area
    IMF Economic Review, 2019, 67, (3), 657-683 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2019)

2014

  1. Wearing corset, losing shape: The euro's effect on trade imbalances
    Journal of Policy Modeling, 2014, 36, (1), 136-155 Downloads View citations (4)

2013

  1. Bilateral Imbalances in Europe *
    CESifo Economic Studies, 2013, 59, (3), 559-575 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2012

  1. How German Labor Courts Decide: An Econometric Case Study
    German Economic Review, 2012, 13, (1), 56-70 Downloads View citations (13)
  2. The information content of money in forecasting euro area inflation
    Applied Economics, 2012, 44, (31), 4055-4072 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2011

  1. Does Money Growth Granger Cause Inflation in the Euro Area? Evidence from Out‐of‐Sample Forecasts Using Bayesian VARs
    The Economic Record, 2011, 87, (276), 45-60 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. Does Money matter for U.S. Inflation? Evidence from Bayesian VARs
    CESifo Economic Studies, 2011, 57, (3), 531-550 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  3. Does money matter in the ECB strategy? New evidence based on ECB communication
    International Journal of Finance & Economics, 2011, 16, (1), 16-31 View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  4. Geography, skills or both: What explains Fed watchers' forecast accuracy of US monetary policy?
    Journal of Macroeconomics, 2011, 33, (3), 420-437 Downloads View citations (8)
  5. Labor courts, nomination bias, and unemployment in Germany
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2011, 27, (4), 659-673 Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  6. Monetary Policy in the Media
    Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 2011, 43, (4), 689-709 View citations (38)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  7. Too Many Cooks? Committees in Monetary Policy
    Southern Economic Journal, 2011, 78, (2), 452-475 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2009

  1. Does Global Liquidity Matter for Monetary Policy in the Euro Area?
    International Finance, 2009, 12, (1), 33-55 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. Does money still matter for U.S. output?
    Economics Letters, 2009, 102, (3), 143-146 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  3. Forecasting ECB monetary policy: Accuracy is a matter of geography
    European Economic Review, 2009, 53, (8), 1028-1041 Downloads View citations (25)

2008

  1. Central bank boards around the world: Why does membership size differ?
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2008, 24, (4), 817-832 Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. Does financial integration make banks more vulnerable? Regulation, foreign owned banks, and the lender-of-last resort
    International Economics and Economic Policy, 2008, 4, (4), 371-393 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Zooming out: The trade effect of the euro in historical perspective
    Journal of International Money and Finance, 2008, 27, (8), 1244-1260 Downloads View citations (110)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2007

  1. FISCAL INDULGENCE IN CENTRAL EUROPE: LOSS OF THE EXTERNAL ANCHOR?
    Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 2007, 54, (1), 116-135 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  2. How should large and small countries be represented in a currency union?
    Public Choice, 2007, 132, (3), 471-484 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  3. The Employment Effects of Labor and Product Market Deregulation and Their Implications for Structural Reform
    IMF Staff Papers, 2007, 54, (3), 591-619 Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2006

  1. Optimal central bank design: Benchmarks for the ECB
    The Review of International Organizations, 2006, 1, (3), 207-235 Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  2. Unfinished business? The ECB reform ahead of euro area enlargement
    CESifo Forum, 2006, 7, (04), 35-41 Downloads View citations (1)

2005

  1. Does Conservatism Matter? A Time-Series Approach to Central Bank Behaviour
    Economic Journal, 2005, 115, (505), 745-766 Downloads View citations (28)
  2. One Country, One Vote? Labor Market Structure and Voting Rights in the ECB
    Journal of Economic Integration, 2005, 20, 672-687
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  3. Wie sieht die Zukunft Europas aus?
    ifo Schnelldienst, 2005, 58, (15), 03-19 Downloads

2004

  1. Optimal Central Bank Conservatism and Monopoly Trade Unions
    IMF Staff Papers, 2004, 51, (3), 585-605 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  2. Why has the Stability and Growth Pact Failed?
    International Finance, 2004, 7, (2), 235-260 Downloads View citations (24)

2002

  1. Are small countries too powerful within the ECB?
    Atlantic Economic Journal, 2002, 30, (3), 263-282 Downloads View citations (38)

2001

  1. ECONOMIC CRISES AND THE EUROPEAN REVOLUTIONS OF 1848
    The Journal of Economic History, 2001, 61, (2), 293-326 Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  2. Factor price equalization? The cointegration approach revisited
    Review of World Economics (Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv), 2001, 137, (3), 525-536 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  3. How to reduce inflation: an independent central bank or a currency board? The experience of the Baltic countries
    Emerging Markets Review, 2001, 2, (3), 218-243 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  4. The German political business cycle: money demand rather than monetary policy
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2001, 17, (3), 609-631 Downloads View citations (12)
  5. To peg or not to peg?: A simple model of exchange rate regime choice in small economies
    Economics Letters, 2001, 73, (2), 161-167 Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2000

  1. News Management in Monetary Policy: When Central Banks Should Talk to the Government
    German Economic Review, 2000, 1, (4), 465-493 Downloads View citations (6)

1999

  1. A State Within the State? An Event Study on the Bundesbank (1948–1973)
    Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 1999, 46, (1), 17-39 Downloads View citations (21)

1998

  1. Tamin Bayoumi, Financial Integration and Real Activity, Studies in Macroeconomics (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1997. xii + 157 pp. £25)
    Financial History Review, 1998, 5, (2), 235-236 Downloads

1997

  1. How opportunistic are partisan German central bankers: Evidence on the Vaubel hypothesis
    European Journal of Political Economy, 1997, 13, (4), 807-821 Downloads View citations (33)
  2. Searching for Political Business Cycles in Germany
    Public Choice, 1997, 91, (2), 179-97 Downloads View citations (58)
  3. The Bundesbank's Path to Independence: Evidence from the 1950s
    Public Choice, 1997, 93, (3-4), 427-53 Downloads View citations (12)
    Also in Public Choice, 1997, 93, (3), 427-453 (1997) Downloads View citations (13)

Books

2008

  1. Currency Boards in Retrospect and Prospect, vol 1
    MIT Press Books, The MIT Press View citations (13)

Edited books

2010

  1. The European Central Bank at Ten
    Springer Books, Springer

2004

  1. Managing European Union Enlargement, vol 1
    MIT Press Books, The MIT Press View citations (3)

Chapters

2011

  1. Inflexibilities and Trade Imbalances: Evidence from Europe
    Chapter 9 in The Economic Crisis and European Integration, 2011 Downloads

2003

  1. How to Tie Your Hands: A Currency Board versus an Independent Central Bank
    Chapter 6 in Handbook of International Banking, 2003 Downloads
 
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