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Research Interests

Macroeconomic Theory and the Economics of Optimal Taxation

Recent Publications

Published Papers

Brendon, C., Paustian, M. and Yates, T. Self-Fulfilling Recessions at the Zero Lower Bound, Journal of Monetary Economics (2019)

Cambridge Working Papers in Economics

Brendon, C. Optimal Nonlinear Savings Taxation, (2022) CWPE2221
Brendon, C. and Ellison, M. Time-Consistently Undominated Policies, (2018) CWPE1809

Research Grants

A Dynamic Economic And Monetary Union (ADEMU) (Horizon 2020, Societal Challenges (SC))


PI Paper 2 - Lent - Macroeconomic Principles II
PIIB Paper 7 - Michaelmas & Lent - Public Economics

PhD Students


Andrew Hannon
PhD Title: The Links between Bank and Sovereign Risk


Timo Haber
PhD Title: Three Essays in Modern Macroeconomics
Research: Macroeconomics, Financial Frictions, Monetary Economics, Heterogeneous Firms and Agents
Balduin Bippus
PhD Title: International Finance

Charles Brendon

El-Erian Fellow in Macroeconomics

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