Thinking about more than one thing at a time: Eric Leeper on monetary and fiscal policy interactions
AbstractEric Leeper, Professor of Economics at Indiana University, visited New Zealand in October and November 2008 as part of the Professorial Fellowship in Monetary and Financial Economics sponsored by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and Victoria University of Wellington.1 Professor Leeper is also a director of the Centre for Applied Economics and Policy Research at Indiana University, a Research Associate at the US National Bureau of Economic Research, and an External Advisor to the Sveriges Riksbank (the Swedish central bank), and has been a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Board. His extensive publications and expertise cover monetary theory and policy, and interactions between monetary and fiscal policy. In this interview, he talks about how fiscal policy could be improved, the roles of fiscal and monetary policy in stabilising the economy, and some current challenges for fiscal and monetary policy-makers.
Download InfoIf you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Reserve Bank of New Zealand in its journal Reserve Bank of New Zealand Bulletin.
Volume (Year): 72 (2009)
Issue (Month): (March)
You can help add them by filling out this form.
CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
- Itai Agur & Maria Demertzis, 2011.
""Leaning Against the Wind" and the Timing of Monetary Pollicy,"
DNB Working Papers
303, Netherlands Central Bank, Research Department.
- Itai Agur & Maria Demertzis, 2013. ""Leaning Against the Wind" and the Timing of Monetary Policy," IMF Working Papers 13/86, International Monetary Fund.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Reserve Bank of New Zealand Knowledge Centre).
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.