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Matthieu Bussière

PhD in Economics (European University Institute, Florence, Italy), Master’s in Economics (Cambridge University, UK), Diploma from the Institute of Political Studies (“Sciences Po.”) Paris, France.

Current Position:
Deputy Director of the Economics and International and European Relations Directorate

Previous Position: Banque de France, Head of Division, International Macroeconomics Division, European Central Bank (2002-09), IMF (1998-99) and for shorter periods Federal Reserve Board (2004, visiting from ECB) and Bank of England (2000).

Research Interest: International Macroeconomics and Trade, International Finance, Financial Crises

  • “For a Few Dollars More: Reserves and Growth in Times of Crises”, with Gong Cheng, Menzie D. Chinn, and Noëmie Lisack,  Journal of International Money and Finance, Vol. 52, April 2015, pp. 127-145.
  • “Do real exchange rate appreciations matter for growth?”, with Claude Lopez and Cédric Tille,  Economic Policy, vol. 30(81), January 2015, pp. 5-45.
  • “Exchange Rate Pass-Through in the Global Economy”, with Simona Delle Chiaie and Tuomas Peltonen, IMF Economic Review, vol. 62(1), pp. 146-178, April 2014 .
  • “Commonality in Hedge Fund Returns: A Determinant of Systemic Risk?”, with Benjamin Klaus and Marie Hoerova, forthcoming in: Journal of Banking and Finance.
  • “Estimating Trade Elasticities: Demand Composition and the Trade Collapse of 2008-09”, 2013, with G. Callegari (IMF), F. Ghironi (Boston College), G. Sestieri (BdF) and N. Yamano (OECD); the American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics.
  • “Chronicle of Large Currency Devaluations: Re-Examining the Effects on Output”, with S. Saxena and C. Tovar, Journal of International Money and Finance, Volume 31, Issue 4, pages 680–708, June 2012.
  • “Exchange Rate Pass-through to Trade Prices: the Role of Non-Linearities and Asymmetries”, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, volume 74, Issue 4, 2012.
  • “Balance of Payment Crises in Emerging Markets - How Early were the “Early” Warning Signals?”, Applied Economics, Vol. 45, N°12, pages 1601-1623, April 2013.
  • "Sovereign Debt and Fiscal Policy in the Aftermath of the Financial Crisis: Introduction", 2013, Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 0, pages F1-F3, 02.
  • "The Financial Crisis: Lessons for International Macroeconomics", 2013, with Jean Imbs, Robert Kollmann & Romain Rancière, American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, American Economic Association, vol. 5(3), pages 75-84, July.
  • “Protectionist Responses to the Crisis: Global Trends and Implications”, 2011, with E. Perez, R. Straub and D. Taglioni, The World Economy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 34, 05, pages 826-852.
  • « Productivity shocks, budget deficits and the current account », with Fratzscher, Marcel & Müller, Gernot J., Journal of International Money and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 29(8), pages 1562-1579, December, 2010 
  •  « A Framework for Assessing Global Imbalances », with Thierry Bracke & Michael Fidora & Roland Straub, The World Economy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 33(9), pages 1140-1174, 09, 2010 
  •  « Evaluating China’s Integration in World Trade with a Gravity Model Based Benchmark », with Bernd Schnatz, Open Economies Review, Springer, vol. 20(1), pages 85-111, February, 2009 
  •  « Financial Openness and Growth: Short-run Gain, Long-run Pain? », with Marcel Fratzscher, Review of International Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 16(1), pages 69-95, 02, 2008 
  •  « Low probability, high impact: Policy making and extreme events », with Fratzscher, Marcel, Journal of Policy Modeling, Elsevier, vol. 30(1), pages 111-121, 2008 
  •  « Towards a new early warning system of financial crises », with Fratzscher, Marcel, Journal of International Money and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 25(6), pages 953-973, October, 2006 
  •  « Uncertainty and Debt-Maturity in Emerging Markets », with Marcel Fratzscher & Winfried Koeniger, The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, Berkeley Electronic Press, vol. 6(1), pages 5, 2006 
  •  « Current Accounts, Net Foreign Assets and the Implications of Cyclical Factors », with Georgios Chortareas & Rebecca Driver, Eastern Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Association, vol. 29(2), pages 269-286, Spring, 2003 
  •  « Political Instability and Economic Vulnerability » with Mulder, Christian, International Journal of Finance & Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 5(4), pages 309-30, October, 2000 
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