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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


Dr. Geraats Keynote Speaker at the Dutch Central Bank Conference - Published on: Sunday 18th November 2018
Dr Petra Geraats was a keynote speaker at the Central Bank Communication and Transparency Conference at the Dutch central bank (De Nederlandsche Bank) in Amsterdam on Friday 16 February 2018.

Faculty Senior Academic Promotions - Published on: Sunday 18th November 2018
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 - Published on: Sunday 18th November 2018
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

Jiaqi Li
PhD Title: Imperfect Competition in Banking and Monetary Transmission
Research: Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics
Daniel Wales
PhD Title: The Impact of Large Scale Asset Purchases on Wealth Inequality
Research:
Alba Patozi
PhD Title:
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