Contact Information
  Monetary Policy Division
  PO Box 559
  Dame Street
  Dublin 2, Ireland
  +353 1 224 6063

I am Senior Economist in Monetary Policy Division at the Central Bank of Ireland since October 2014.

You can find my CV here.


Strategic Transparency and Electoral Pressure” (with Toru Suzuki), forthcoming, Journal of Public Economic Theory

A Greenhouse for Market Discipline: Making Bail-in Work” (with Jan Pieter Krahnen), 2015, European Economy – Banks, Regulation, and the Real Sector, Issue 1.

Bail-in clauses” (with Jan Pieter Krahnen), 2015, in E. Faia, A. Hackethal, M. Haliassos and K. Langenbucher (Eds.), Financial Regulation: A Transatlantic Perspective, Cambridge University Press.

Inflation Targeting and Product Market Deregulation”, 2014, Journal of Macroeconomics, 40(C): 372–386.

Monetary Policy and TIPS Yields before the Crisis” (with Stefan Gerlach), 2014, B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, 14(1): 689–701.

Working Papers

Banks Interconnectivity and Leverage” (with Alessandro Barattieri and Vincenzo Quadrini).

Transparency and Emerging Market Bond Spreads”, under revision, CFS WP No. 2011/14.

Monetary Policy, Long Real Yields and the Financial Crisis”, April 2014, CFS WP No. 457.

The determinants of inflation in the euro area”, December 2013
, CFS WP No 451


Recent Developments in Market-Based Inflation Expectations”, Quarterly Bulletin, Central Bank of Ireland, 2015 Q4.

Independence is more necessary”, Letter to the Editor, Financial Times, January 15 2013.

Gender Balance in the ECB's Executive Board”, Policy Letter No. 15, House of Finance, November 2012.

Nationality and the ECB’s Executive Board”, Policy Letter No. 12, House of Finance, August 2012.

The problem with envisaging an exit”, Letter to the Editor, Financial Times, August 13 2012.

Interview at Radio Svizzera Italiana (in Italian), June 2012. 

Central Bank Independence: Does the Governor's Passport Matter?” Policy Letter No. 10, House of Finance, May 2012.

Non-national will promote BoE’s independence”, Letter to the Editor, Financial Times, April 24 2012.

The Information Content of the CFS Financial Center Index”, April 2012.

Monetary Policy before the Crisis” (with Stefan Gerlach),, August 26 2011.

Available also in German as “Geldpolitik vor der Krise”, Oekonomenstimme, August 31 2011.

DISCLAIMER: The views expressed are only those of the author and do not necessary reflect those of the Central Bank of Ireland.