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Research Interests


Macroeconomics, international finance, behavioral economics, with a special interest in transparency of monetary policy

Publications


"Monetary Policy Transparency", in: Jens Forssbæck and Lars Oxelheim (eds., 2014), The Oxford Handbook of Economic and Institutional Transparency, chapter 3, Oxford University Press [Working paper]

"Transparency, Flexibility and Macroeconomic Stabilization", in: Pierre Siklos and Jan-Egbert Sturm (eds., 2013), Central Bank Communication, Decision-Making and Governance - The Issues, Challenges, and Case Studies, chapter 3, CESifo and MIT Press [extended version]

"Review of IMF Research on Monetary Policy Frameworks" (with Kenneth Kuttner and Refet Gürkaynak), IEO Background Paper BP/11/02, May 2011 [for IMF Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) Evaluation Report "Research at the IMF: Relevance and Utilization", 2011; press release]

"Talking Numbers: Central Bank Communications on Monetary Policy and Financial Stability", in: European Central bank (2011), Central Bank Statistics - What Did the Financial Crisis Change?, proceedings of the Fifth ECB Conference on Statistics, pp. 162-179.

"Price and Financial Stability: Dual or Duelling Mandates?", in: Oesterreichische Nationalbank (2010), Central Banking after the Crisis, proceedings of the 38th Economics Conference of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank "Central banking after the crisis: Responsibilities, Strategies, Instruments", pp. 56-63.

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Recent Activities


Faculty Senior Academic Promotions - Publication Date: 2017-06-15
Vasco Carvalho, Sara Horrell, Pontus Rendahl and Petra Geraats have all been successful in the Faculty's Senior Academic Promotions.

Petra Geraats Profiled for Bloomberg News and Businessweek - Publication Date: 2013-04-13
Petra Geraats was recently profiled by Bloomberg News as part of a series on female economists shaping policy debates

Teaching


PIIA Paper 2 - Lent - International Macroeconomics
PIIA Paper 2 - Lent - Monetary Economics
PIIB Paper 2 - Michaelmas - Macroeconomic Policy
MPhil E200 - Macroeconomics
M220 - Macroeconomics III
F510 - International Finance

PhD Students


Supervisor

Simon Lloyd
PhD Title:
Research: International Macroeconomics, Macro-Finance, Monetary Economics and Policy.
Jiaqi Li
PhD Title: Imperfect Competition in Banking and Monetary Transmission
Research:
Daniel Wales
PhD Title: The Impact of Large Scale Asset Purchases on Wealth Inequality
Research:

Dr Petra Geraats












University Senior Lecturer

Research Group:
Macroeconomics

CV: Curriculum Vitae


Contact Details
Email: Petra.Geraats@econ.cam.ac.uk
Room: 65
Office Hours: Tuesdays 2:30-3:30pm (during Full Term)
College: Fellow of St John's College