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Ricardo Praca Cavaco Nunes

Economist

Trade and Financial Studies Section

International Finance

202-452-2337
ricardo.p.nunes@frb.gov
Education
  • Ph.D., Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2007
  • M.Sc., Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2003
  • B.S., Economics, Universidade Tecnica de Lisboa, 2001
  • Current Research Topics

  • Time Inconsistency
  • Optimal Monetary and Fiscal Policy
    • Economist

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    • 2007 - present
    • Invited Lecturer

      Barcelona Graduate School of Economics

    • 2009 - present
    • Visiting Researcher

      Bank of Portugal

    • 2012
    • Intern Economist

      International Monetary Fund

    • 2006
    • Intern Economist

      Bank of Portugal

    • 2001 - 2002
  • Debortoli, Davide, Junior Maih, and Ricardo Nunes (2014). "Loose Commitment in Medium-Scale Macroeconomic Models: Theory and Applications," Macroeconomic Dynamics, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 175-198.
  • Debortoli, Davide, and Ricardo Nunes (2013). "Lack of Commitment and the Level of Debt," Journal of the European Economic Association, vol. 11, no. 5, pp. 1053-1078.
  • Durdu, C. Bora, Ricardo Nunes, and Horacio Sapriza (2013). "News and Sovereign Default Risk in Small Open Economies," Journal of International Economics, vol. 91, no. 1, pp. 1-17.
  • Bodenstein, Martin, James Hebden, and Ricardo Nunes (2012). "Imperfect Credibility and the Zero Lower Bound," Journal of Monetary Economics, vol. 59, no. 2, pp. 135-149.
  • Nunes, Ricardo (2010). "Inflation Dynamics: The Role of Expectations," Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, vol. 42, no. 6, pp. 1161-1172.
  • Debortoli, Davide, and Ricardo Nunes (2010). "Fiscal Policy Under Loose Commitment," Journal of Economic Theory, vol. 145, no. 3, pp. 1005-1032.
  • Kumhof, Michael, Ricardo Nunes, and Irina Yakadina (2010). "Simple Monetary Rules Under Fiscal Dominance," Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. 63-92.
  • Nunes, Ricardo (2009). "On the Epidemiological Microfoundations of Sticky Information," Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, vol. 71, no. 5, pp. 643-657.
  • Nunes, Ricardo (2009). "Learning the Inflation Target," Macroeconomic Dynamics, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 167-188.
  • Nunes, Ricardo (2013). "Do Central Banks' Forecasts Take into Account Public Opinion and Views?" International Finance Discussion Papers 1080. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Debortoli, Davide, and Ricardo Nunes (2011). "Monetary Regime Switches and Unstable Objectives," International Finance Discussion Papers 1036. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Debortoli, Davide, and Ricardo Nunes (2008). "Political Disagreement, Lack of Commitment and the Level of Debt," International Finance Discussion Papers 938. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Debortoli, Davide, and Ricardo Nunes (2008). "The Macroeconomic Effect of External Pressures on Monetary Policy," International Finance Discussion Papers 944. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Debortoli, Davide, and Ricardo Nunes (2007). "Loose Commitment," International Finance Discussion Papers 916. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).

Awards

  • 2005

    Spring Meeting of Young Economists

    Best Paper Award

  • 2001

    Caixa Geral de Depósitos

    Best Economics' Students at ISEG/UTL. (1997/2001)

  • 2001

    Banco de Portugal

    Best Economics' Students in Portugal. (1997/2001)

Referee

  • International Economic Review
  • International Journal of Central Banking
  • Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control
  • Journal of Economic Theory
  • Journal of the European Economic Association
  • Journal of International Economics
  • Journal of Public Economics
  • Journal of Macroeconomics
  • Journal of Monetary Economics
  • Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking
  • Macroeconomic Dynamics
  • Manchester School
  • Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics
  • Oxford Economic Papers
  • Quantitative Economics
  • Review of Economic Dynamics
  • Review of Economic Studies
  • Scandinavian Journal of Economics
  • The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics
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Last update: August 8, 2014