Athanasios Orphanides

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

Professor of the Practice of Global Economics and Management

100 Main Street

E62-416

Cambridge, MA 02142

United States

http://mitsloan.mit.edu/faculty/detail.php?in_spseqno=54058

Asia School of Business

Co-chair, Board of Governors

Jalan Kuching, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan K

Kuala Lumpur, MA

Malaysia

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Citation 14

The Euro Area Crisis: Politics Over Economics

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5091-14
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Jun 2014
Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Currency union, euro, European integration, sovereign debt, Deauville, Cyprus

The Euro Area Crisis: Politics Over Economics

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10033
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Sep 2014
Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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currency union, Cyprus, Deauville, euro, European integration, sovereign debt

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The Euro Area Crisis Five Years After the Original Sin

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5147-15
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Oct 2015
Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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IMF lending, Greece, Germany, European Union, euro, austerity, debt sustainability, systemic exemption, contagion

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Earnings Forecasts and the Predictability of Stock Returns:Evidence from Trading the S&P

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 14 Apr 1997
Athanasios Orphanides, Joel Lander and Martha Douvogiannis
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Government of the United States of America - Division of Research and Statistics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Macroeconomic Consequences of Terrorism

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 Apr 2004
S. Brock Blomberg, Gregory D. Hess and Athanasios Orphanides
Ursinus College, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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growth, conflict, terrorism

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What Happened in Cyprus? The Economic Consequences of the Last Communist Government in Europe

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5089-14
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 29 May 2014
Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Cyprus, euro area, crisis, sovereign debt, populism

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Monetary Policy in Deflation: The Liquidity Trap in History and Practice

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Mar 2004
Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Zero interest-rate bound, liquidity trap, great depression, Japan

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Taylor Rules

FEDS Working Paper No. 2007-18
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Jul 2007
Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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monetary policy, simple rules

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The Bond Market Term Premium: What is it, and How Can We Measure it?

BIS Quarterly Review, June 2007
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Jun 2012
Don H. Kim and Athanasios Orphanides
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 564 (69,152)
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Monetary Policy When the Nominal Short-Term Interest Rate is Zero

Number of pages: 84 Posted: 07 Dec 2000
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Federal Reserve Board, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and George Washington University
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monetary policy, liquidity trap, Federal Reserve Act, open market operations, discount window lending

Term Structure Estimation with Survey Data on Interest Rate Forecasts

FEDS Working Paper No. 2005-48, AFA 2007 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Mar 2006
Don H. Kim and Athanasios Orphanides
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 481 (83,360)
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Dynamic term structure models, survey data, interest rate forecasts, term premia, expectations hypothesis

Term Structure Estimation with Survey Data on Interest Rate Forecasts

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5341
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 05 Jan 2006
Don H. Kim and Athanasios Orphanides
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Dynamic term structure models, survey data, interest rate forecasts, term premia, expectations hypothesis

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Central Bank Policies and the Debt Trap

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5187-17
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Feb 2017
Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Quantitative easing, debt sustainability, financial repression, Federal Reserve, Bank of Japan , ECB, Italy, Japan, Germany, United States

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Activist Stabilization Policy and Inflation: The Taylor Rule in the 1970s

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Apr 2003
Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Great Inflation, Taylor rule, output gap, real-time data

Fear of Liftoff: Uncertainty, Rules, and Discretion in Monetary Policy Normalization

Review, Vol. 97, Issue 3, pp. 173-96, 2015
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2019
Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Fear of Liftoff: Uncertainty, Rules and Discretion in Monetary Policy Normalization

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5142-15
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Aug 2015
Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Federal Reserve, liftoff, discretion, policy rules, policy normalization

Fear of Liftoff: Uncertainty, Rules and Discretion in Monetary Policy Normalization

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10818
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Sep 2015
Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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discretion, Federal Reserve, liftoff, policy normalization, policy rules

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The Reliability of Output Gap Estimates in Real Time

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Aug 1999
Athanasios Orphanides and Simon van Norden
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and HEC Montreal - Department of Finance
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ECB Monetary Policy and Euro Area Governance: Collateral Eligibility Criteria for Sovereign Debt

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5258-17
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 26 Nov 2017
Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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ECB, collateral eligibility, sovereign debt, euro crisis, credit ratings, cliff effect

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Historical Monetary Policy Analysis and the Taylor Rule

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Oct 2003
Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Federal Reserve, policy rule, real-time data

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Monetary Policy Rules and the Great Inflation

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 11 Feb 2002
Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Monetary policy rules, inflation, unemployment, Greenbook forecasts

The Reliability of Inflation Forecasts Based on Output Gap Estimates in Real Time

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Jan 2005
Simon van Norden and Athanasios Orphanides
HEC Montreal - Department of Finance and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 269 (158,998)
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Phillips curve, output gap, inflation forecasts, real-time data

The Reliability of Inflation Forecasts Based on Output Gap Estimates in Real Time

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Apr 2005
Athanasios Orphanides and Simon van Norden
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and HEC Montreal - Department of Finance
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Phillips curve, output gap, inflation forecasts, real-timing data

Imperfect Knowledge, Inflation Expectations, and Monetary Policy

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 14 Jul 2002
Athanasios Orphanides and John C. Williams
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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Inflation targeting, policy rules, rational expectations, learning, inflation persistence

Imperfect Knowledge, Inflation Expectations, and Monetary Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w9884
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 05 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2022
Athanasios Orphanides and John C. Williams
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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The Fiscal-Monetary Policy Mix in the Euro Area: Challenges at the Zero Lower Bound

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5197-17
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 May 2017
Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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quantitative easing, zero lower bound, euro crisis, ECB, loss sharing, collateral eligibility, sovereign debt, safe assets, redenomination risk, credit risk

The Fiscal-Monetary Policy Mix in the Euro Area: Challenges at the Zero Lower Bound

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12039
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 May 2017
Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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collateral eligibility, credit risk., ECB, Euro crisis, loss sharing, Quantitative easing, redenomination risk, safe assets, Sovereign debt, zero lower bound

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Monetary Policy Rules, Macroeconomic Stability and Inflation: A View from the Trenches

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Jan 2002
Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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monetary policy rules, real-time data, Greenbook forecasts, stagflation

Fiscal Implications of Central Bank Balance Sheet Policies

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5168-16
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2016
Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Quantitative easing, lender of last resort, monetary financing, loss sharing, central bank independence, central bank accountability, central bank governance, rules vs discretion

Fiscal Implications of Central Bank Balance Sheet Policies

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11383
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Jul 2016
Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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central bank accountability, central bank governance, central bank independence, lender of last resort, loss sharing, monetary financing, Quantitative easing, rules vs discretion.

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Citation 1

War and Democracy

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 201
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Jun 2001
Gregory D. Hess and Athanasios Orphanides
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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War, Democracy, Kant Hypothesis

War and Democracy

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 109, August 2001
Posted: 16 Feb 2002
Gregory D. Hess and Athanasios Orphanides
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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Independent Central Banks and the Interplay between Monetary and Fiscal Policy

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5257-17
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Nov 2017
Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Central bank independence, accountability, legitimacy, discretion, moral hazard, Bank of Japan, ECB, Italy, Japan, Germany

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Citation 3

The Term Structure and Inflation Uncertainty

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5182-16
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Dec 2016
Tomas Breach, Stefania D'Amico and Athanasios Orphanides
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Quadratic-Gaussian Term Structure Models, in‡Ation Risk Premium, Survey Forecasts, Hidden Factors

The Term Structure and Inflation Uncertainty

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. WP-2016-22
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Dec 2016
Tomas Breach, Stefania D'Amico and Athanasios Orphanides
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Quadratic-Gaussian Term Structure Models, Inflation Risk Premium, Survey Forecasts, Hidden Factors

The Term Structure and Inflation Uncertainty

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11730
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Jan 2017
Tomas Breach, Stefania D'Amico and Athanasios Orphanides
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Hidden Factors, Inflation Risk Premium, Quadratic-Gaussian Term Structure Models, Survey Forecasts

Price Stability and Monetary Policy Effectiveness When Nominal Interest Rates are Bounded at Zero

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Aug 2003
Günter Coenen, Athanasios Orphanides and Volker Wieland
European Central Bank (ECB), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Frankfurt
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Inflation targeting, price stability, monetary policy rules, liquidity trap

Price Stability and Monetary Policy Effectiveness When Nominal Interest Rates are Bounded at Zero

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Jun 2003
Günter Coenen, Athanasios Orphanides and Volker Wieland
European Central Bank (ECB), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Frankfurt
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Inflation targeting, price stability, monetary policy rules, liquidity trap

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Monetary Policy Evaluation with Noisy Information

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 May 1999
Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Citation 1

Is Monetary Policy Overburdened?

BIS Working Paper No. 435
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Feb 2014
Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Global financial crisis, monetary policy, real-time output gap, fiscal dominance, financial stability, central bank independence

Is Monetary Policy Overburdened?

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 13-8
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Oct 2014
Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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The Decline of Activist Stabilization Policy: Natural Rate Misperceptions, Learning, and Expectations

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Jun 2004
Athanasios Orphanides and John C. Williams
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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Monetary policy, stagflation, rational expectations, learning

The Decline of Activist Stabilization Policy: Natural Rate Misperceptions, Learning, and Expectations

FRB of San Francisco Working Paper No. 2003-24
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 May 2004
Athanasios Orphanides and John C. Williams
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 54 (516,344)
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The Decline of Activist Stabilization Policy: Natural Rate Misperceptions, Learning and Expectations

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 May 2005
Athanasios Orphanides and John C. Williams
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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Monetary policy, stagflation, rational expectations, learning

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Robust Monetary Policy Rules with Unknown Natural Rates

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 27 Jun 2003
Athanasios Orphanides and John C. Williams
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 178 (234,619)
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Inflation targeting, policy rules, natural rate of unemployment, natural rate of interest, misperceptions

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European Headwind: ECB Policy and Fed Normalization

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5119-14
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Nov 2014
Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 177 (235,750)
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ECB, Federal Reserve, central bank mandate, price stability, zero bound, monetary pillar, balance sheet, quantitative easing, euro area crisis.

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Optimal Discretion

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Dec 1999
Yvan Lengwiler and Athanasios Orphanides
University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics (WWZ) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Optimal Discretion

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Feb 2003
Yvan Lengwiler and Athanasios Orphanides
University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics (WWZ) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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rules, discretion, credibility, dynamic inconsistency, inflation targeting

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P* Revisited: Money-Based Inflation Forecasts with a Changing Equilibrium Velocity

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Feb 1999
Athanasios Orphanides and Richard D. Porter
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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The Quest for Prosperity Without Inflation

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 10 Dec 2002
Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Great Inflation, Arthur Burns, FOMC, Activist Monetary Policy, Taylor Rule, Prudent Policy Rule, Real-time Data, Potential Output, Full Employment

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Inflation Uncertainty and Disagreement in Bond Risk Premia

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2014-24
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Dec 2014
Stefania D'Amico and Athanasios Orphanides
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Survey expectations, probabilistic forecasts, heterogeneity, inflation uncertainty, bond risk premia

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Citation 43

Inflation Scares and Forecast-Based Monetary Policy

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 Jan 2004
Athanasios Orphanides and John C. Williams
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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Inflation forecasts, policy rules, rational expectations, learning

Inflation Scares and Forecast-Based Monetary Policy

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 May 2005
Athanasios Orphanides and John C. Williams
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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Inflation forecasts, policy rules, rational expectations, learning

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Inflation Zone Targeting

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 02 Dec 2002
Athanasios Orphanides and Volker Wieland
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Frankfurt
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Inflation Targeting, Price Stability, Optimal Monetary Policy

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Activist Stabilization Policy and Inflation: The Taylor Rule in the 1970s

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Aug 2000
Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Citation 32

Inflation Targeting Under Imperfect Knowledge

FEDS Working Paper No. 2006-20, FRB of San Francisco Working Paper No. 2006-14
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Jun 2006
Athanasios Orphanides and John C. Williams
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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Learning, natural rate of interest, natural rate of unemployment, rational expectations, monetary policy rules, uncertainty, bond prices

Inflation Targeting Under Imperfect Knowledge

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5664
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 28 Jul 2006
Athanasios Orphanides and John C. Williams
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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Learning, natural rate of interest, natural rate of unemployment, rational expectations, monetary policy rules, uncertainty, bond prices

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Stress Tests as a Policy Tool: The European Experience During the Crisis

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5122-14
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 21 Nov 2014
Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Stress tests, euro area crisis, bank regulation, macroprudential

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Imperfect Central Bank Communication - Information versus Distraction

IMF Working Paper No. 08/60
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Mar 2008
Pär Österholm, Spencer Dale and Athanasios Orphanides
International Monetary Fund (IMF), Bank of England and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Central banks, Transparency

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Citation 37

Robust Monetary Policy With Imperfect Knowledge

ECB Working Paper No. 764
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Jun 2007
Athanasios Orphanides and John C. Williams
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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Monetary policy, natural rate misperceptions, rational expectations, learning

Robust Monetary Policy with Imperfect Knowledge

FEDS Working Paper No. 2007-33, FRB of San Francisco Working Paper No. 2007-08
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Aug 2007
Athanasios Orphanides and John C. Williams
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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monetary policy, natural rate misperceptions, rational expectations, learning

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Citation 19

The Reform of October 1979: How it Happened and Why

Number of pages: 95 Posted: 26 Jan 2005
David E. Lindsey, Athanasios Orphanides and Robert Rasche
Independent, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Michigan State University
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Federal Reserve, FOMC, Paul Volcker, monetary reform, operating procedures

The Reform of October 1979: How it Happened and Why

Number of pages: 97 Posted: 13 May 2005
David E. Lindsey, Athanasios Orphanides and Robert Rasche
Independent, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Michigan State University
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Federal reserve, FOMC, Paul Volcker, monetary reform, operating procedures

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A Quantitative Exploration of the Opportunistic Approach to Disinflation

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Finance and Econ. Disc. Series 97-36
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 10 Feb 1998
Athanasios Orphanides, David H. Small, Volker Wieland and David W. Wilcox
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, University of Frankfurt and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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The Road to Price Stability

FEDs Working Paper No. 2006-05
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 03 May 2006
Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Price stability, monetary policy, Paul Volcker, Alan Greenspan.

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Monetary Policy with Imperfect Knowledge

FEDS Working Paper No. 2005-51, FRB of San Francisco Working Paper No. 2005-17
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 07 Dec 2005
Athanasios Orphanides and John C. Williams
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 87 (395,963)
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Natural rate of interest, natural rate of unemployment, rational expectations, learning, monetary policy rules, Taylor rule

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Are Rules and Boundaries Sufficient to Limit Harmful Central Bank Discretion? Lessons from Europe

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5114-14
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 27 Aug 2014
Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 86 (398,798)
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Rules, discretion, central bank mandates, ECB, Central Bank of Cyprus, ELA

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Taming Inflation Scares

MIT Sloan Research Paper 6628-22
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2022
Athanasios Orphanides and John C. Williams
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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Inflation Scares, Inflation Expectations, Federal Reserve, Monetary Policy

Collateral Framework: Liquidity Premia and Multiple Equilibria

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 6428-21
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2021
Yvan Lengwiler and Athanasios Orphanides
University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics (WWZ) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Monetary policy, government finance, yields, liquidity premium, default premium, collateral, cliff effect, multiple equilibria

Collateral Framework: Liquidity Premia and Multiple Equilibria

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16047
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 May 2021
Yvan Lengwiler and Athanasios Orphanides
University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics (WWZ) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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On the Non-Optimality of Supposedly 'Optimal' Monetary Policy

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5136-15
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 02 Aug 2015
Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Inflation Targeting, Federal Reserve, ECB, discretion, policy rules, optimal policy

51.

Trust and Cohesion in Europe: Lessons from the Delian League

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5716-19
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 27 Mar 2019
Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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European Union, ECB, euro crisis, Delian League

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The Fiscal Dimension of Monetary Policy and Central Bank Autonomy: Lessons from Two Crises

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 6609-22
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2022
Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Fed, ECB, monetary policy, quantitative easing, collateral eligibility, fiscal interactions

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Evolving Macroeconomic Perceptions and the Term Structure of Interest Rates

FEDS Working Paper No. 2010-01
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 05 Mar 2011
Min Wei and Athanasios Orphanides
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Macro Term Structure Model, Recursive VAR, Survey Forecasts, Anticipated Utility

Leverage as a State Variable for Employment, Inventory Accumulation, Andfixed Investment

NBER Working Paper No. w4800
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Dec 2003 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2022
Charles W. Calomiris, Athanasios Orphanides and Steven A. Sharpe
Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Leverage as a State Variable for Employment, Inventory Accumulation, and Fixed Investment

Posted: 20 Dec 1998
Charles W. Calomiris, Athanasios Orphanides and Steven A. Sharpe
Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

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The ECB's Instruments for Crises and Normal Times: Considerations for the Policy Strategy Review

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 6233-20
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Dec 2020
Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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European Union, ECB, Euro Crisis, Delian League

Monetary Policy Mistakes and the Evolution of Inflation Expectations

NBER Working Paper No. w17080
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 May 2011 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2022
Athanasios Orphanides and John C. Williams
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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Monetary Policy Mistakes and the Evolution of Inflation Expectations

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7892
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Jul 2010
Athanasios Orphanides and John C. Williams
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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Great Inflation, model uncertainty, naturalrate of unemployment, rational expectations, robust control

A Quantitative Exploration of the Opportunistic Approach to Disinflation

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Nov 2003
Birkbeck University of London, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and University of Frankfurt
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Inflation targeting, monetary policy, interest rates, policy rules, disinflation

A Quantitative Exploration of the Opportunistic Approach to Disinflation

CFS Working Paper 2005/19
Posted: 30 Aug 2005
Birkbeck University of London, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, University of Frankfurt and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

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Inflation targeting, monetary policy, interest rates, policy rules, disinflation

58.

Monetary Policy Lessons from the Crisis

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7891
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Jul 2010
Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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activist stabilisation policy, asset prices, ECB., financial stability, Great financial crisis, macro-prudential supervision, real-time output gap, robust simple rules, stability-oriented monetary policy

59.

Complexity and Monetary Policy

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9107
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Sep 2012
Athanasios Orphanides and Volker Wieland
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Frankfurt
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complexity, ECB, Financial crisis, model uncertainty, monetary policy, robust simple rules

Economic Projections and Rules-of-Thumb for Monetary Policy

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6748
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Jun 2008
Athanasios Orphanides and Volker Wieland
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Frankfurt
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FOMC, forecasts, monetary policy, policy rules

Economic Projections and Rules-of-Thumb for Monetary Policy

CFS Working Paper No. 2008/16
Posted: 03 Jun 2008
Athanasios Orphanides and Volker Wieland
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Frankfurt

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Monetary Policy, Forecasts, FOMC, Policy Rules

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Fiscal and Monetary Policy Interactions in a Low Interest Rate World

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16411
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Sep 2021
Boris Hofmann, Marco J. Lombardi, Benoît Mojon and Athanasios Orphanides
Bank for International Settlements (BIS) - Monetary and Economic Department, Bank for International Settlements (BIS) - Monetary and Economic Department, Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Debt deflation, Fiscal policy, perpetual learning, Quantitative easing, zero lower bound

62.

Errors in the Measurement of the Output Gap and the Design of Monetary Policy

Posted: 12 Dec 1999
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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63.

Optimal Reform Postponement

Federal Reserve Working Paper No. 94-25
Posted: 10 Sep 1999
Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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Estimating the Interest Rate Sensitivity of Liquid Retail Deposit Values

Posted: 20 Dec 1998
James M. O'Brien, Athanasios Orphanides and David H. Small
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System - Trading Risk Analysis Section, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

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Compensation Incentives and Risk Taking Behavior: Evidence from Mutual Funds

Posted: 21 Apr 1998
Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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The Opportunistic Approach to Disinflation

Posted: 16 Apr 1998
Athanasios Orphanides and David W. Wilcox
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

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Monetary Policy Rules Based on Real-Time Data

Finance and Economics Discussion Series (98-3)
Posted: 31 Mar 1998
Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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Inflation, Volatility and Growth

Posted: 09 Sep 1996
Ruth Judson and Athanasios Orphanides
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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Taxation and Intergenerational Transfers with Family Size Heterogeneity: Do Parents with More Children Prefer Higher Taxes?

JOURNAL OF MONEY, CREDIT, AND BANKING, Vol. 28, No. 2, May 1996
Posted: 11 Sep 1996
Gregory D. Hess and Athanasios Orphanides
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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Taxation and Intergenerational Transfers with Family Size Heterogeneity: Do Parents with More Children Prefer Higher Taxes?

Posted: 03 Mar 1995
Gregory D. Hess and Athanasios Orphanides
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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