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This is the personal website of

  André Meier

 

   Deputy Division Chief

   Regional Studies Division

   Western Hemisphere Department

   International Monetary Fund

   Washington DC

 

 

Contact:  andre.meier@eui.eu  

 

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PRIOR PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

   Since Oct. 2005

 

International Monetary Fund, Washington DC

 

 

Country experience: China, Cyprus, Hong Kong SAR (resident representative 2011-13),

India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Mauritania, Norway, Singapore, Turkey, United Kingdom

 

 

 

   June – Sept. 2004

 

Intern in the Office of the Chief Economist at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, London

 

 

 

   June – Sept. 2002

 

Junior Consultant at the European Investment Bank, Luxembourg

 

 

 

   Aug. 1995 – June 1997

 

Traineeship Program (Ausbildung zum Bankkaufmann) at WestLB Düsseldorf

 

 

PAPERS & PUBLICATIONS

 

   Sovereign Risk and Belief-Driven Fluctuations in the Euro Area”; joint with Giancarlo Corsetti, Keith Kuester, and Gernot Mueller;
   IMF Working Paper 13/227 (November 2013); forthcoming in Journal of Monetary Economics.

 

    Sovereign Risk, Fiscal Policy, and Macroeconomic Stability”; joint with Giancarlo Corsetti, Keith Kuester, and Gernot Mueller; Economic Journal

   123 (566), February 2013; earlier version published as IMF Working Paper 12/33 (January 2012).

 

   Fiscal Stimulus with Spending Reversals”; joint with Giancarlo Corsetti and Gernot Mueller; Review of Economics and Statistics 94 (4),
   November 2012; earlier version published as IMF Working Paper 09/106, May 2009.

 

   What Determines Government Spending Multipliers?”; joint with Giancarlo Corsetti and Gernot Mueller; Economic Policy 72, October 2012;
   earlier version published as IMF Working Paper 12/150 (June 2012).

 

   Up or Down”; Finance & Development, March 2011.

 

   Still Minding the Gap—Inflation Dynamics during Episodes of Persistent Large Output Gaps”; IMF Working Paper 10/189, August 2010.

 

   Debt Consolidation and Fiscal Stabilization of Deep Recessions”; joint with Giancarlo Corsetti, Keith Kuester, and Gernot Mueller; American
   Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings
100 (2), May 2010.

 

   Cross-Border Spillovers from Fiscal Stimulus”; joint with Giancarlo Corsetti and Gernot Mueller; International Journal of Central Banking 6 (1),
   March 2010; earlier version published as CEPR Discussion Paper 7535.

 

   The Three-Hundred-Year Low”; joint with Simon Willson; Finance & Development, September 2009.

 

   Panacea, Curse, or Nonevent?”; Unconventional Monetary Policy in the United Kingdom”; IMF Working Paper 09/163, August 2009.

 

   “What Accounts for the Change in U.S. Fiscal Policy Transmission?”; joint with Florin Bilbiie and Gernot Mueller; Journal of Money, Credit
   and Banking
40 (7), October 2008; earlier version published as European Central Bank Working Paper 582.

 

   Safe to save less? Assessing the Recent Decline in Turkey’s Saving Rate”; IMF Selected Issues Paper 07/364.

 

   Smooth It Like the ‘Joneses’? Estimating Peer-Group Effects in Intertemporal Consumption Choice”; joint with Juergen Maurer; Economic

   Journal, 118 (527), March 2008.

 

   “Fleshing out the Monetary Transmission Mechanism: Output Composition and the Role of Financial Frictions”; joint with Gernot Mueller;
  
Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 38 (8), December 2006; earlier version published as European Central Bank Working Paper 500.

 

   Do the ‘Joneses’ Really Matter? Peer-group vs. Correlated Effects in Intertemporal Consumption Choice”; joint with Juergen Maurer; Institute
   for Fiscal Studies Working Paper 15/2005.

 

   How Big is the Bias in Estimated Impulse Responses? A Horse Race between VAR and Local Projection Methods”.

 

   “Private Sector Participation in Infrastructure”; joint with Gordon Hughes, Zbigniew Kominek and Toshiaki Sakatsume); published as Chapter 4
   of the EBRD Transition Report 2004.

 

 

EDUCATION

 

   2001 – 2005

European University Institute, Florence, Ph.D. in Economics

 

   2003

New York University, Visiting Scholar at the Dept. of Economics

 

   1997 – 2001

University of Bonn, Studies of Economics (Diplom-Volkswirt)

 

   1999 – 2000

University of California at Berkeley, Visiting Student, Ph.D. Program in Economics

 

 

 


 

 

 

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