Central Bank Design

Ricardo Reis

NBER Working Paper No. 19187
Issued in July 2013

---- Acknowledgements ----

I am grateful to comments from Alan Blinder, Anil Kashyap, David Romer, and Mike Woodford. This paper was supported by the NBER and written for the conference "The First 100 Years of the Federal Reserve," which took place on July 10th, 2013. The views expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

---- Disclosure of Financial Relationships for Ricardo Reis ----

July 2013

Ricardo A. M. R. Reis

Outside Professional Activities, 2011-2013

Columbia University, CEPR, and NBER

Compensated Activities

Compensated teaching or advising at central banks or related organizations

Study Center, Gerzensee, Switzerland: lecturer, 2011.

Banco Central do Brasil: lecturer, 2011.

International Monetary Fund Institute: lecturer, 2011-13.

Federal Reserve Bank of New York: academic consultant and visiting scholar, 2011-13.

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis: academic consultant, 2013.

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond: academic consultant, 2013

Others sources of compensated activities

Journal of Monetary Economics: co-editor, 2011-13.

Cowles Foundation, Yale University: visitor and lecturer, 2011.

Brookings Papers on Economic Activity: panel member, 2011-13.

Russell Sage Foundation: visiting scholar, 2011-12.

Regular opinion column in Portuguese newspaper Dinheiro Vivo, 2011-13.

Financial support for research

INET grant to study “New-style central banking”, 2013-14.

NSF grant to study “Dynamic Measures of Inflation, 2009-12.

NBER grant to study “Central Bank Design”, 2013

Brookings Papers for Economic Activity support for articles published, 2011-13.

Non-compensated activities

Member of the euro-nomics group advocating for original solutions to the European crisis.

Member of SEDES blog, and of the advisory council of “Plataforma para o Crescimento Sustentável”, independent reflection groups / think tanks on the state and future of Portugal.

Member of ISEG Budget Watch, panel of independent experts evaluating the Portuguese government budget proposals.

Member of the Monetary Policy Advisory Panel, FRB New York.

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