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Ethan Ilzetzki

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First Name:Ethan
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Last Name:Ilzetzki
RePEc Short-ID:pil21
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London School of Economics Houghton Street London, WC2A 2AE
Twitter: @ilzetzki
Terminal Degree: Department of Economics; University of Maryland (from RePEc Genealogy)


Economics Department
London School of Economics (LSE)

London, United Kingdom

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+44 (0)20 7831 1840
Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE
RePEc:edi:edlseuk (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Michael Carlos Best & James Cloyne & Ethan Ilzetzki & Henrik Kleven, 2018. "Estimating the Elasticity of Intertemporal Substitution Using Mortgage Notches," NBER Working Papers 24948, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Ethan Ilzetzki & Carmen M. Reinhart & Kenneth S. Rogoff, 2017. "The Country Chronologies to Exchange Rate Arrangements into the 21st Century: Will the Anchor Currency Hold?," Working Paper 503446, Harvard University OpenScholar.
  3. Cloyne, James & Huber, Kilian & Ilzetzki, Ethan & Kleven, Henrik, 2017. "The effect of house prices on household borrowing: a new approach," Bank of England working papers 650, Bank of England.
  4. Ethan Ilzetzki & Saverio Simonelli, 2017. "Measuring Productivity Dispersion: Lessons from counting one-hundred million ballots," Discussion Papers 1725, Centre for Macroeconomics (CFM).
  5. Ethan Ilzetzki & David Lagakos, 2017. "The Macroeconomic Benefits of Tax Enforcement in Pakistan," Working Papers id:12130, eSocialSciences.
  6. Ethan Ilzetzki & Carmen M. Reinhart & Kenneth S. Rogoff, 2017. "Exchange Arrangements Entering the 21st Century: Which Anchor Will Hold?," Working Paper 503441, Harvard University OpenScholar.
  7. Ethan Ilzetzki, 2015. "A Positive Theory of Tax Reform," Discussion Papers 1526, Centre for Macroeconomics (CFM).
  8. Best, Michael Carlos & Cloyne, James & Ilzetzki, Ethan & Kleven, Henrik Jacobsen, 2015. "Interest rates, debt and intertemporal allocation: evidence from notched mortgage contracts in the United Kingdom," Bank of England working papers 543, Bank of England.
  9. Ethan Ilzetzki & Jonathan Pinder, 2012. "America's fiscal cliff," CentrePiece - The Magazine for Economic Performance 388, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.
  10. Ethan Ilzetzki & Jonathan Pinder, 2012. "Recession and Recovery: The US Policy Debate on Taxes, Spending and Public Debt," CEP US Election Analysis Papers 001, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.
  11. Allan Drazen & Ethan Ilzetzki, 2011. "Kosher Pork," NBER Working Papers 16667, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  12. Ilzetzki, Ethan, 2011. "Fiscal policy and debt dynamics in developing countries," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5666, The World Bank.
  13. Ethan Ilzetzki, 2010. "Does fiscal policy work?," CentrePiece - The Magazine for Economic Performance 321, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.
  14. Ethan Ilzetzki & Enrique G. Mendoza & Carlos A. Végh, 2010. "How Big (Small?) are Fiscal Multipliers?," CEP Discussion Papers dp1016, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.
  15. Cunningham, Tom & Ilzetzki, Ethan, 2010. "Macroeconomics and public finances: the worst is yet to come," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 57995, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  16. Ethan Ilzetzki & Carlos A. Vegh, 2008. "Procyclical Fiscal Policy in Developing Countries: Truth or Fiction?," NBER Working Papers 14191, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.


  1. James Cloyne & Kilian Huber & Ethan Ilzetzki & Henrik Kleven, 2019. "The Effect of House Prices on Household Borrowing: A New Approach," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 109(6), pages 2104-2136, June.
  2. Ilzetzki, Ethan, 2018. "Tax reform and the political economy of the tax base," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 164(C), pages 197-210.
  3. Ethan Ilzetzki, 2016. "Review Of "Migration And The Welfare State: Why Is America Different From Europe?" By Assaf Razin And Efraim Sadka," Israel Economic Review, Bank of Israel, vol. 14(1), pages 133-137.
  4. Timothy Besley & Ethan Ilzetzki & Torsten Persson, 2013. "Weak States and Steady States: The Dynamics of Fiscal Capacity," American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, American Economic Association, vol. 5(4), pages 205-235, October.
  5. Ilzetzki, Ethan & Mendoza, Enrique G. & Végh, Carlos A., 2013. "How big (small?) are fiscal multipliers?," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, vol. 60(2), pages 239-254.
  6. Ilzetzki, Ethan, 2011. "Rent-seeking distortions and fiscal procyclicality," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 96(1), pages 30-46, September.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 24 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (14) 2008-07-30 2010-10-30 2010-11-13 2015-08-25 2017-02-19 2017-02-19 2017-02-19 2017-03-12 2017-09-10 2017-09-17 2017-09-17 2017-10-01 2018-09-24 2018-09-24. Author is listed
  2. NEP-OPM: Open Economy Macroeconomics (8) 2008-07-30 2010-10-30 2010-11-13 2011-04-02 2017-02-19 2017-02-19 2017-02-19 2017-02-26. Author is listed
  3. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (7) 2015-08-25 2017-03-12 2017-09-10 2017-09-17 2017-10-01 2018-01-15 2018-09-24. Author is listed
  4. NEP-CBA: Central Banking (5) 2008-07-30 2010-10-30 2010-11-13 2011-04-02 2017-02-19. Author is listed
  5. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (4) 2011-05-30 2012-10-27 2015-10-25 2015-11-07
  6. NEP-ACC: Accounting & Auditing (3) 2011-05-30 2015-10-25 2015-11-07
  7. NEP-BAN: Banking (3) 2015-08-25 2017-03-12 2017-10-01
  8. NEP-EUR: Microeconomic European Issues (3) 2017-03-12 2017-09-10 2017-10-01
  9. NEP-PUB: Public Finance (3) 2010-10-30 2015-10-25 2015-11-07
  10. NEP-CTA: Contract Theory & Applications (2) 2011-01-16 2011-02-05
  11. NEP-MON: Monetary Economics (2) 2017-02-19 2017-02-26
  12. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (1) 2011-01-16
  13. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (1) 2017-09-10
  14. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (1) 2017-02-19
  15. NEP-IFN: International Finance (1) 2017-02-19
  16. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (1) 2017-09-10
  17. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (1) 2015-11-07
  18. NEP-TID: Technology & Industrial Dynamics (1) 2017-09-10


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