Frank Westermann is Professor of International Economic Policy and Director of the Institute of Empirical Economic Research, at Osnabrueck University. Furthermore, he is Research Professor in the Division of Business Cycle Analyses and Surveys at the ifo Institute and Research Fellow at CESifo. Professor Westermann obtained his M.S. in Applied Economics in 1996 and his Ph.D. in International Economics in 1998 at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He received his Habilitation and venia legendi in Economics from the University of Munich in 2004. The research interests of Frank Westermann include International Economics, Applied Macroeconomics and Economic Policy. Jointly, with Aaron Tornell, he is author of Boom-Bust Cycles and Financial Liberalization, MIT Press 2005.
Articles by Frank Westermann:
Two types of capital flight: Will a common deposit insurance help to stabilise the TARGET2 imbalances?
16 October 2012, 4293 reads
What explains high interest rates in Europe?
22 August 2012, 7057 reads
The tragedy of the commons at the European Central Bank
22 June 2012, 17207 reads
Has the ECB hit a limit?
28 March 2012, 14230 reads
Eurozone Crisis, Act Two: Has the Bundesbank reached its limit?
6 December 2011, 28088 reads
Greece: The sudden stop that wasn’t
28 September 2011, 18248 reads
In defence of credit crises: No reward without risk
20 October 2008, 13147 reads
Giavazzi, Portes, Weder di Mauro, Wyplosz
Reichlin, Turner, Woodford
- The case for 4% inflationBall
- Helicopter money as a policy optionReichlin, Turner, Woodford
- The banking crisis as a giant carry trade gone wrongAcharya, Steffen
- Everything the IMF wanted to know about financial regulation and wasn’t afraid to askBair
- Rethinking macroeconomic policy: Getting granularBlanchard, Dell'Ariccia, Mauro
- A tale of two depressions: What do the new data tell us? February 2010 updateEichengreen, O’Rourke
- Educated in America: College graduates and high school dropoutsHeckman, LaFontaine
- Eurozone breakup would trigger the mother of all financial crisesEichengreen
- Panic-driven austerity in the Eurozone and its implicationsDe Grauwe, Ji
- Debt, deleveraging, and the liquidity trap: A new modelKrugman