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Antonio Fatas

Professor of Economics

Biography

Antonio Fatás is a Professor of Economics at INSEAD. He received his PhD in Economics from Harvard University. He is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic and Policy Research in London and has worked as an external consultant for international organisations such as the International Monetary Fund, the OECD and the World Bank.

He teaches the macroeconomics core course in the MBA programme, as well as different modules on the global macroeconomic environment in the Executive Education. His research focuses on the study of business cycles, fiscal policy and the economics of European integration. His articles appear in academic journals such as the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Economic Growth, European Economic Review and Economic Policy.

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Economics & Finance

A Perfect (Macroeconomic) Storm

Antonio Fatás

The outlook for the world economy next year doesn’t inspire optimism.

Economics & Finance

Less Than Zero: The New Normal for Interest Rates?

Antonio Fatas

Will your bank pay you to borrow money?
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Economics & Finance

The Trick to Predicting Recessions

A primer on predicting the unpredictable.
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Economics & Finance

Is Full Employment Sustainable?

Research shows in previous economic cycles, the U.S. has not been able to sustain a low unemployment rate.
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Economics & Finance

Should Central Banks Start Issuing Cyber-Cash?

Antonio Fatas

To move the fintech debate forward, we need to distinguish between money and payments.
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Economics & Finance

No End in Sight for the “New Normal” in Monetary Policy

Getting out of a low inflation environment is proving much harder than what we thought.