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Research Interests

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

Recent Publications

Published Papers

Geraats, P. M. Trends in monetary policy transparency, (2009) International Finance
Geraats, P. M. ECB credibility and transparency, (2008) European Economy - Economic Papers.
Eijffinger, S. C. W. and Geraats, P. M How transparent are central banks?, (2006) European Journal of Political Economy

Chapter in Book

Geraats, P. M. ECB credibility and transparency, (2010) in the book: The Euro: The first decade. - Cambridge University Press and

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


PIIA Paper 2 - Lent - International Macroeconomics
PIIA Paper 2 - Lent - Monetary Economics
M200 - Macroeconomics I
M220 - Macroeconomics III
F510 - International Finance

PhD Students


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

Dr Petra Geraats

University Senior Lecturer

Research Group:

CV: Curriculum Vitae

Contact Details
Room: 65
Office Hours: Tuesdays 2:30-3:30pm (during Full Term)
College: Fellow of St John's College