Economic Analysis | Associate Research Professor
Petra Gerlach-Kristen received her doctorate in economics from the University of Basel, Switzerland. Before joining the ESRI, Petra worked at the Bank for International Settlements and the Swiss National Bank. Most of her research is policy oriented, focussing on inflation, output and interest rates, but she has also contributed to the theoretical literature on monetary policy committees. At the ESRI, Petra was working on the impact of financial factors on the macro economy. She was also teaching at Trinity College. Download CV.
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Latest Publications: Determinants of mortgage arrears in Europe: evidence from household microdataThe Role of Credit in the Housing MarketConsumption and Credit Constraints: A Model and Evidence for IrelandHow do banking crises affect aggregate consumption? Evidence from international crisis episodesSME Debt and Interest Costs in IrelandSME Credit Constraints and Macroeconomic EffectsThe effect of unemployment, arrears and negative equity on consumption: Ireland in 2009/10Measuring Credit Constraints for Irish SMEsYounger and Older Households in the CrisisRisiken einer steigenden Wohneigentumsquote (Risks of a rising home ownership rate)
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