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Interview with Harald Uhlig


  • Harald Uhlig

    () (University of Chicago, Department of Economics)

  • István Kónya

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

  • Katalin Szilágyi

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


Harald Uhlig is Professor at the Department of Economics of the University of Chicago since 2007 and chairman of that department since July 2009, after having taught at Princeton, Tilburg University and the Humboldt Universität Berlin. His research interests are in macroeconomics, financial markets and Bayesian econometrics, and in particular at the intersection of these three. He has served co-editor of Econometrica from 2006 to 2010. He is a consultant of the Bundesbank and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. He is the current chairman of the CEPR business cycle dating committee. He is a fellow of the Econometric Society. He is a research fellow of the CEPR and a research associate of the NBER. In 2003, he received the Gossen Preis of the German ‘Verein für Socialpolitik’.

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  • Harald Uhlig & István Kónya & Katalin Szilágyi, 2013. "Interview with Harald Uhlig," MNB Bulletin (discontinued), Magyar Nemzeti Bank (Central Bank of Hungary), vol. 8(1), pages 62-67, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:mnb:bullet:v:8:y:2013:i:1:p:62-67

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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
    • E44 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy


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