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Itai Agur

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First Name:Itai
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Last Name:Agur
RePEc Short-ID:pag37
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International Monetary Fund 700 19th Street Washington DC 20431 USA
Terminal Degree:2008 Department of Economics; European University Institute (from RePEc Genealogy)


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International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Washington, District of Columbia (United States)
RePEc:edi:rdimfus (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Mr. Itai Agur & Mr. Anil Ari & Mr. Giovanni Dell'Ariccia, 2023. "Bank Competition and Household Privacy in a Digital Payment Monopoly," IMF Working Papers 2023/121, International Monetary Fund.
  2. Mr. Itai Agur, 2021. "Politically Robust Financial Regulation," IMF Working Papers 2021/001, International Monetary Fund.
  3. Dell'Ariccia, Giovanni & Agur, Itai & Ari, Anil, 2020. "Designing Central Bank Digital Currencies," CEPR Discussion Papers 15366, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  4. Ms. Hélène Poirson & Mr. Nathan Porter & Ms. Ghada Fayad & Mr. Itai Agur & Ran Bi & Mr. Jiaqian Chen & Johannes Eugster & Stefan Laseen & Jeta Menkulasi & Mr. Kenji Moriyama & Ms. Celine Rochon & Kats, 2020. "Managing External Volatility: Policy Frameworks in Non-Reserve Issuing Economies," IMF Working Papers 2020/288, International Monetary Fund.
  5. Mr. Tommaso Mancini-Griffoli & Mr. Maria Soledad Martinez Peria & Mr. Itai Agur & Mr. Anil Ari & Mr. John Kiff & Ms. Adina Popescu & Ms. Celine Rochon, 2018. "Casting Light on Central Bank Digital Currencies," IMF Staff Discussion Notes 2018/008, International Monetary Fund.
  6. Itai Agur & Maria Demertzis, 2018. "Will macroprudential policy counteract monetary policy’s effects on financial stability?," Working Papers 23907, Bruegel.
  7. Mr. Itai Agur & Melissa Chan & Mr. Mangal Goswami & Mr. Sunil Sharma, 2018. "On International Integration of Emerging Sovereign Bond Markets," IMF Working Papers 2018/018, International Monetary Fund.
  8. Mr. Itai Agur, 2018. "Monetary and Macroprudential Policy Coordination Among Multiple Equilibria," IMF Working Papers 2018/235, International Monetary Fund.
  9. Mr. Itai Agur, 2016. "Products and Provinces: A Disaggregated Panel Analysis of Canada’s Manufacturing Exports," IMF Working Papers 2016/193, International Monetary Fund.
  10. Mr. Itai Agur, 2014. "Bank Risk Within and Across Equilibria," IMF Working Papers 2014/116, International Monetary Fund.
  11. Mr. Itai Agur & Ms. Maria Demertzis, 2013. "Leaning Against the Wind and the Timing of Monetary Policy," IMF Working Papers 2013/086, International Monetary Fund.
  12. Mr. Itai Agur & Mr. Sunil Sharma, 2013. "Rules, Discretion, and Macro-Prudential Policy," IMF Working Papers 2013/065, International Monetary Fund.
  13. Mr. Itai Agur, 2013. "Wholesale Bank Funding, Capital Requirements and Credit Rationing," IMF Working Papers 2013/030, International Monetary Fund.
  14. Agur, Itai & Demertzis, Maria, 2012. "Excessive bank risk taking and monetary policy," Working Paper Series 1457, European Central Bank.
  15. Agur, I. & Demertzis, M., 2010. "Monetary Policy and Excessive Bank Risk Taking," Discussion Paper 2010-30S, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research.
  16. Agur, Itai, 2009. "Regulatory Competition and Bank Risk Taking," CEPR Discussion Papers 7524, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  17. Itai Agur, 2006. "Firm Heterogeneity and the Two Sources of Gains from Trade," Economics Working Papers ECO2006/38, European University Institute.
  18. Mongelli, Francesco Paolo & Dorrucci, Ettore & Agur, Itai, 2005. "What does European institutional integration tell us about trade integration?," Occasional Paper Series 40, European Central Bank.
    repec:imf:imfdep:2022/001 is not listed on IDEAS


  1. Itai Agur, 2023. "Measuring the speed of currency substitution," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 30(10), pages 1385-1389, June.
  2. Zdzienicka, Aleksandra, 2022. "Managing External Volatility: Policy Frameworks in Non-Reserve-Issuing Economies," Journal of Financial Crises, Yale Program on Financial Stability (YPFS), vol. 4(3), pages 60-98, April.
  3. Agur, Itai & Ari, Anil & Dell’Ariccia, Giovanni, 2022. "Designing central bank digital currencies," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, vol. 125(C), pages 62-79.
  4. Itai Agur, 2021. "Central bank independence and low inflation: who leads the dance?," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 28(6), pages 477-481, March.
  5. Agur, Itai & Chan, Melissa & Goswami, Mangal & Sharma, Sunil, 2019. "On international integration of emerging sovereign bond markets," Emerging Markets Review, Elsevier, vol. 38(C), pages 347-363.
  6. Agur, Itai, 2019. "Monetary and macroprudential policy coordination among multiple equilibria," Journal of International Money and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 96(C), pages 192-209.
  7. Itai Agur, 2019. "Revisiting the institutional determinants of central bank independence," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 26(19), pages 1649-1654, November.
  8. Agur, Itai & Demertzis, Maria, 2019. "Will macroprudential policy counteract monetary policy’s effects on financial stability?," The North American Journal of Economics and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 48(C), pages 65-75.
  9. Itai Agur, 2018. "Populism and Central Bank Independence: Comment," Open Economies Review, Springer, vol. 29(3), pages 687-693, July.
  10. Agur, Itai, 2014. "Bank risk within and across equilibria," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 48(C), pages 322-333.
  11. Agur, Itai, 2013. "Multiple bank regulators and risk taking," Journal of Financial Stability, Elsevier, vol. 9(3), pages 259-268.
  12. Agur, Itai, 2013. "Wholesale bank funding, capital requirements and credit rationing," Journal of Financial Stability, Elsevier, vol. 9(1), pages 38-45.
  13. Agur, Itai & Demertzis, Maria, 2013. "“Leaning against the wind” and the timing of monetary policy," Journal of International Money and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 35(C), pages 179-194.
  14. Agur, Itai, 2012. "Credit rationing when banks are funding constrained," The North American Journal of Economics and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 23(2), pages 220-227.
  15. Itai Agur & Maria Demertzis, 2011. "Ir en contra de los fundamentos y el momento oportuno de la política monetaria," Monetaria, CEMLA, vol. 0(3), pages 413-428, julio-sep.
  16. Itai Agur, 2010. "Trade Liberalization, Firm Selection, and Variety Growth," Review of International Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 18(3), pages 582-594, August.
  17. Agur Itai, 2008. "The US Trade Deficit, the Decline of the WTO and the Rise of Regionalism," Global Economy Journal, De Gruyter, vol. 8(3), pages 1-34, September.
  18. Itai Agur & Ettore Dorrucci & Francesco Paolo Mongelli, 2007. "How Did European Institutional Integration and Intra-European Trade Interact?," Economie Internationale, CEPII research center, issue 109, pages 107-146.
  19. Itai Agur & Ettore Dorrucci & Francesco Mongelli, 2007. "Testing the Links between Institutional Integration and Trade Deepening: Clues from Europe," Open Economies Review, Springer, vol. 18(5), pages 599-612, November.


  1. Itai Agur & Carola Binder & Cristina Bodea & Claudio Borio & Italo Colantone & Ana Carolina Garriga & Federico Favaretto & Stefan Gerlach & Ernest Gnan & Ryszard Kokoszczynski & Masaaki Higashijima & , 2020. "Populism, Economic Policies and Central Banking," SUERF Studies, SUERF - The European Money and Finance Forum, number 2020/1 edited by Ernest Gnan and Donato Masciandaro, May.
  2. Itai Agur & Mario Bergara & Michael D. Bordo & Alessandra Cillo & Walter Engert & Santiago Fernandez de Lis & Ben S.C. Fung & Ernest Gnan & Andrew T. Levin & Dirk Niepelt & Ruth Judson & Donato Mascia, 2018. "Do We Need Central Bank Digital Currency? Economics, Technology and Institutions," SUERF Studies, SUERF - The European Money and Finance Forum, number 2018/2 edited by Ernest Gnan and Donato Masciandaro, May.

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  1. NEP-MON: Monetary Economics (6) 2012-09-16 2018-01-29 2020-07-20 2021-01-11 2021-02-01 2021-05-24. Author is listed
  2. NEP-CBA: Central Banking (4) 2012-09-16 2018-01-29 2021-01-11 2021-12-20
  3. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (4) 2012-09-16 2018-01-29 2020-07-20 2021-05-24
  4. NEP-PAY: Payment Systems & Financial Technology (4) 2020-07-20 2021-02-01 2021-05-24 2023-08-21
  5. NEP-FDG: Financial Development & Growth (3) 2021-02-01 2021-12-20 2023-08-21
  6. NEP-REG: Regulation (3) 2009-11-27 2021-12-20 2023-08-21
  7. NEP-BAN: Banking (2) 2009-11-27 2012-09-16
  8. NEP-COM: Industrial Competition (2) 2007-01-28 2023-08-21
  9. NEP-CTA: Contract Theory & Applications (1) 2009-11-27
  10. NEP-INT: International Trade (1) 2007-01-28
  11. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (1) 2021-12-20
  12. NEP-RMG: Risk Management (1) 2009-11-27


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