Colin Ellis

University of Birmingham

Visiting Research Fellow in Economics

Economics Department

Birmingham, B15 2TT

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (44)

1.

Building a Real-Time Database for GDP(E)

Bank of England Quarterly Bulletin, Spring 2002
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 26 Apr 2005
Colin Ellis and Jennifer L. Castle
University of Birmingham and University of Oxford
Downloads 466 (49,339)
Citation 17

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Measuring Private Equity Returns and Benchmarking Against Public Markets

BVCA Research Report, February 2012
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Feb 2012
Colin Ellis, Sonal Pattni and Devash Tailor
University of Birmingham, British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA) and British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)
Downloads 455 (33,228)

Abstract:

private equity, performance measurement, aggregation, public comparisons

3.

What Impact Have the Bank of England's Asset Purchases Had?

The Lantern Research Paper, January 2010
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 04 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2014
Colin Ellis
University of Birmingham
Downloads 429 (52,158)

Abstract:

Quantitative easing, asset purchases, Bank of England

4.

Long-run Equilibrium Ratios of Business Investment to Output in the United Kingdom

Bank of England Quarterly Bulletin, Summer 2003
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 Apr 2005
Colin Ellis and Charlotta Groth
University of Birmingham and Bank of England - Monetary Analysis
Downloads 416 (56,601)
Citation 13

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UK Business Investment: Long-Run Elasticities and Short-Run Dynamics

Bank of England Working Paper No. 196
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Apr 2004
Colin Ellis and Simon Price
University of Birmingham and Essex Business School
Downloads 348 (69,936)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Investment, capital stock, identification, multicointegration

6.

Price-Setting Behaviour in the United Kingdom: A Microdata Approach

Bank of England Quarterly Bulletin, 2009 Q1
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 21 Mar 2009
Philip Bunn and Colin Ellis
Bank of England and University of Birmingham
Downloads 320 (77,219)
Citation 8

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From Fruits to Financial Services: What Can Supermarket Behaviour Tell Us About the Future of Banking?

Journal of Financial Transformation, Vol. 29, pp. 131-136, September 2010
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 06 Sep 2010
Colin Ellis
University of Birmingham
Downloads 278 (90,442)

Abstract:

UK banking sector, supermarkets, pricing behaviour

8.

Do Supermarket Prices Change from Week to Week?

Bank of England Working Paper No. 378
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Nov 2009
Colin Ellis
University of Birmingham
Downloads 247 (99,987)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Supermarket prices, behaviour of prices, demand elasticities

9.

Elasticities, Markups and Technical Progress: Evidence from a State-Space Approach

Bank of England Working Paper No. 300
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Sep 2006
Colin Ellis
University of Birmingham
Downloads 240 (105,156)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Markups, factor demands, technical progress

10.

The Microeconomic Structures of Private Equity

BVCA Research Article, October 2011
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 19 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2011
Colin Ellis
University of Birmingham
Downloads 237 (98,348)
Citation 2

Abstract:

private equity, value creation, incentives, reputation

11.

What Lies Beneath: What Can Disaggregated Data Tell Us about the Behaviour of Prices?

Bank of England Working Paper No. 364
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2009
Haroon Mumtaz, Pawel Zabczyk and Colin Ellis
University of London - School of Sciences, CCBS, Bank of England and University of Birmingham
Downloads 220 (114,763)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Inflation persistence, disaggregation, principal components

12.

Gauging Capacity Pressures Within Businesses

Bank of England Quarterly Bulletin 2007 Q1
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 09 Apr 2007
Colin Ellis
University of Birmingham
Downloads 218 (116,272)
Citation 3

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13.

The Impact of Price Competitiveness on UK Producer Price Behaviour

Bank of England Working Paper No. 178
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Aug 2003
Colin Ellis and Simon Price
University of Birmingham and Essex Business School
Downloads 217 (116,838)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Pricing, competitiveness

14.

Are UK Venture Capital and Private Equity Valuations Over-Optimistic?

BVCA Research Report, April 2011
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2011
Colin Ellis and Joe Steer
University of Birmingham and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 216 (102,125)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Private equity performance, interim IRRs, bias

What Lies Beneath? A Time-Varying FAVAR Model for the UK Transmission Mechanism

ECB Working Paper No. 1320
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 Apr 2011
Haroon Mumtaz, Pawel Zabczyk and Colin Ellis
University of London - School of Sciences, CCBS, Bank of England and University of Birmingham
Downloads 212 (119,194)

Abstract:

Transmission mechanism, monetary policy, Factor Augmented VAR, timevarying coefficients, sign restrictions

What Lies Beneath? A Time‐Varying Favar Model for the UK Transmission Mechanism

The Economic Journal, Vol. 124, Issue 576, pp. 668-699, 2014
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 May 2014
Colin Ellis, Haroon Mumtaz and Pawel Zabczyk
University of Birmingham, University of London - School of Sciences and CCBS, Bank of England
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What do Business Managers Think About Private Equity and Venture Capital?

BVCA Research Report, November 2010
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Nov 2010
Colin Ellis
University of Birmingham
Downloads 206 (116,272)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Private Equity, Portfolio Companies, Perceptions

17.

Will Global Imbalances Persist as the Recession Ends?

The Lantern Research Paper, February 2010
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 04 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2010
Colin Ellis
University of Birmingham
Downloads 203 (123,535)

Abstract:

Global Imbalances, Exchange Rates, Trade Elasticities

18.

Introducing the Agents' Scores

Quarterly Bulletin, Winter 2005
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 14 Dec 2005
Colin Ellis
University of Birmingham
Downloads 201 (125,832)
Citation 4

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19.

Were the PMIs a Good Guide to the European Recession?

The Lantern Research Paper, June 2010
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2010
Colin Ellis
University of Birmingham
Downloads 187 (133,238)

Abstract:

Surveys, Official Data, Breakpoint

20.

Why We Should Change the Inflation Target (But Not in the Way You Might Think)

The Business Economist, Vol. 40, No. 1, pages 21-30
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 21 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2012
Colin Ellis
University of Birmingham
Downloads 181 (138,815)
Citation 1

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21.

Sectoral Re-Composition, Inflation and Productivity Growth in the OECD

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2010
Colin Ellis and Chris Hare
University of Birmingham and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
Downloads 166 (149,091)
Citation 1

Abstract:

sectoral change, panel data, labour productivity, shift-share analysis

22.

How Has the Recession Changed All Our Futures?

The Business Economist, Vol. 42, No. 1, p. 18-29, 2011
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 06 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2011
Colin Ellis
University of Birmingham
Downloads 165 (147,582)

Abstract:

Recession, structural change, long-term growth

23.

Evolving Views of Sustainability in Private Equity and Venture Capital

BVCA Research Report, November 2011
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Nov 2011
Colin Ellis and Devash Tailor
University of Birmingham and British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)
Downloads 154 (151,448)

Abstract:

Sustainability, private equity

24.

Should UK House Prices Rise in Line with Earnings?

The Lantern Research Paper, July 2010
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 10 Jul 2010
Colin Ellis
University of Birmingham
Downloads 144 (168,330)

Abstract:

House prices, earnings, relative prices

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How do Individual UK Producer Prices Behave?

Bank of England Working Paper No. 394
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Jul 2010
Colin Ellis and Philip Bunn
University of Birmingham and Bank of England
Downloads 108 (212,244)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Producer prices, price-setting behaviour

How Do Individual UK Producer Prices Behave?

The Economic Journal, Vol. 122, Issue 558, pp. F16-F34, 2012
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Jan 2012
Philip Bunn and Colin Ellis
Bank of England and University of Birmingham
Downloads 4 (551,089)
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Gauging Optimal Selling Prices from High-Frequency Sales Data

Innovative Marketing, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 60-65, 2011
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 30 Mar 2011
Colin Ellis
University of Birmingham
Downloads 108 (204,415)

Abstract:

price elasticity of demand, microdata, supermarket prices

27.

Indicators of Short-term Movements in Business Investment

Bank of England Quarterly Bulletin, Spring 2005
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 07 Apr 2005
Colin Ellis and Sebastian Barnes
University of Birmingham and Bank of England - Monetary Analysis
Downloads 104 (209,847)
Citation 4

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The Role of Enterpreneurs and SMEs in Driving the Recovery

BVCA Research Article, June 2011
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2011
Colin Ellis and Devash Tailor
University of Birmingham and British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)
Downloads 92 (224,539)

Abstract:

entrepreneurs, SME, economic growth

29.

Gauging Price Flexibility from UK Business Surveys

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 05 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2011
Colin Ellis
University of Birmingham
Downloads 85 (247,887)

Abstract:

Price duration, Business Surveys

30.

How Do Individual UK Consumer Prices Behave?

Bank of England Working Paper No. 438
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 Nov 2011
Philip Bunn and Colin Ellis
Bank of England and University of Birmingham
Downloads 68 (253,441)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Consumer prices, price-setting behaviour

31.

The Role of Experience in UK Venture Capital Returns

BVCA Research Article, February 2012
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 06 Feb 2012
Colin Ellis
University of Birmingham
Downloads 66 (271,572)

Abstract:

venture capital, experience, realised returns

32.

The Effect of Quantitative Easing on Capital Markets

Concept Paper for Harvard Law School Symposium on International Financial Systems, April 2015
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 Apr 2015
Colin Ellis
University of Birmingham
Downloads 65 (128,836)

Abstract:

Monetary policy; quantitative easing; capital markets

33.

Measuring Disagreement in UK Consumer and Central Bank Inflation Forecasts

BIS Working Paper No. 339
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Jun 2011
Richhild Moessner, Feng Zhu and Colin Ellis
Bank for International Settlements (BIS), Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and University of Birmingham
Downloads 65 (280,273)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Adaptive kernel method, adaptive multimodality test, consumer survey, inflation forecasts, nonparametric density estimation

34.

Public Attitudes to Inflation Summer 2006

Bank of England Quarterly Bulletin, Summer 2006
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 22 Jun 2006
Colin Ellis
University of Birmingham
Downloads 46 (325,909)
Citation 1

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Public Attitudes to Inflation - Summer QB 2005

Bank of England Quarterly Bulletin, Summer 2005
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 08 Jul 2005
Colin Ellis
University of Birmingham
Downloads 34 (377,990)

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36.

UK Business Investment and the User Cost of Capital

Manchester School, Vol. 72, No. S1, pp. 72-93, September 2004
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Sep 2004
Colin Ellis and Simon Price
University of Birmingham and Essex Business School
Downloads 27 (411,134)
Citation 11
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Measuring UK Inflation: Practical Differences and Issues

World Economics, Vol. 13, No. 4, pages 99-112
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2012
Colin Ellis
University of Birmingham
Downloads 25 (397,823)

Abstract:

Inflation, price indices, aggregation

38.

Break-Even Maturity as a Guide to Financial Distress

Contemporary Economics, Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 387-396, 2014
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 13 Jan 2015
Colin Ellis
University of Birmingham
Downloads 21 (377,990)

Abstract:

financial markets, bond yields, funding cost

39.

Examining the Behaviour of Individual UK Consumer Prices

The Economic Journal, Vol. 122, Issue 558, pp. F35-F55, 2012
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Jan 2012
Philip Bunn and Colin Ellis
Bank of England and University of Birmingham
Downloads 2 (537,749)
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40.

The Political Limits of Independent Monetary Policy

World Economics, Vol. 17, No. 3.
Posted: 03 Apr 2017
Colin Ellis
University of Birmingham

Abstract:

Monetary policy; independence; political economy

41.

Crisis Liquidity Provision in the US and Euro Area – Evolving the Role of Lender of Last Resort

Concept Paper for Harvard Law School Symposium on International Financial Systems, March 2017
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 03 Apr 2017
Colin Ellis
University of Birmingham
Downloads 0 (472,433)

Abstract:

Central Banks, Lender of Last Resort, Liquidity Provision

42.

The Economic Impact of Private Equity

World Economics, 2013, Vol. 14, No. 3, pages 105-20
Posted: 20 Sep 2013
Colin Ellis
University of Birmingham

Abstract:

private equity, economic impact, general equilibrium

43.

Quantitative Easing is Not as Unconventional as It Seems

Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Vol. 28, No. 4, Winter, pp 837-54 (2012)
Posted: 14 Mar 2013
Peter J. N. Sinclair and Colin Ellis
University of Birmingham - Department of Economics and University of Birmingham

Abstract:

quantitative easing, monetary policy

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Quantitative Easing: Will It Generate Demand or Inflation

World Economics, Vol. 10, No. 2, pages 27-40, 2009
Posted: 04 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2013
Colin Ellis
University of Birmingham

Abstract:

Quantitative easing, monetary policy