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Interview with Fabio Canova


  • Fabio Canova

    () (European University Institute, Economics Department)

  • István Kónya

    () (Magyar Nemzeti Bank (central bank of Hungary))

  • Katalin Szilágyi

    () (Magyar Nemzeti Bank (central bank of Hungary))


Fabio Canova is currently a full-time professor at the European University Institute (Florence). He has taught in numerous universities around the world and given professional courses at central banks, as well as held consultancy positions with the Bank of England, the European Central Bank, the Banca d'Italia, the Banco de España and the International Monetary Found (IMF). He is also program director of the Budapest School of Central Bank Studies. His research interests are in quantitative macroeconomics; monetary economics, time series econometrics and forecasting, international business cycles and growth policies. He has published over 70 articles in international journals and his graduate textbook, Methods for Applied Macroeconomic Research, was published in 2007 by Princeton University Press. He has been ranked in the Econometrics and Applied Econometrics Hall of Fame and in the Top 100 most productive economists.

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  • Fabio Canova & István Kónya & Katalin Szilágyi, 2012. "Interview with Fabio Canova," MNB Bulletin (discontinued), Magyar Nemzeti Bank (Central Bank of Hungary), vol. 7(3), pages 73-78, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:mnb:bullet:v:7:y:2012:i:3:p:73-78

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    1. Aastveit, Knut Are & Trovik, Tørres, 2014. "Estimating the output gap in real time: A factor model approach," The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 54(2), pages 180-193.
    2. Cecília Hornok & Zoltán M. Jakab & Gábor P. Kiss, 2008. "‘Through a glass darkly’: Fiscal expansion and macro-economic developments, 2001–2006," MNB Bulletin (discontinued), Magyar Nemzeti Bank (Central Bank of Hungary), vol. 3(1), pages 6-13, April.
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    interview; macroeconomics; central banks; crisis.;

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    • A11 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - Role of Economics; Role of Economists
    • E00 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - General - - - General
    • E60 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - General


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