I am an Associate Professor at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, holding a joint appointment in the Economics Department of the Johns Hopkins Krieger School of Art and Science.
I am an NBER Faculty Research Fellow (IFM Program), a CEPR Research Fellow (IMF Programme), a Research Fellow of the Center for Urban & Real Estate Management, and Globalization of Real Estate, University of Zurich, and the Centre for Applied Financial Economics (University of Southern California).
Previously, I held research and policy positions at the International Monetary Fund (Economist and Senior Economist: 1998-2008) and the Inter-American Development Bank (Lead Economist and Principal Economist: 2008-2013).
Research Interests: International Finance and Macroeconomics
Annual Carey Finance Conference Call For Papers is our here. One-day meeting on Friday, October 21, 2022.
Estimating Models with Financial Crisis: An Endogenous Regime Switching Approach (with G. Benigno, A. Forester, C. Otrok; Code Available on Request), Revise and Resubmit, Quantitative Economics.
Optimal Policy for Macro-Financial Stability (with G. Benigno, H. Chen, C. Otrok, and E. R. Young), Revise and Resubmit, AEAJ: Macro.
Capital Flows, Real Estate, and City Business Cycles: Micro Evidence from the German Boom (with Peter Bednarek, Daniel te Kaat, and Chang Ma), Review of Finacial Studies, forthcoming.
An Event Study of COVID-19 Central Bank Quantitative Easing in Advanced and Emerging Economies (with J. Hartley), Advances in Econometrics, forthcoming.
A Counterfactual Economic Analysis of Covid-19 Using a Threshold Augmented Multi-Country Model (with A. Chudik, K. Mohaddes, M. H. Pesaran, M. Raissi), JIMF, forthcoming.