Alisdair McKay
Associate Professor
Boston University Department of Economics

For the 2017-18 academic year I will be visiting the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.

Working Papers

Optimal Automatic Stabilizers

With Ricardo Reis. Revise and resubmit Review of Economic Studies.

Published Papers

The Discounted Euler Equation: A Note

With Emi Nakamura and Jon Steinsson. Economica, Volume 84, Issue 336, October 2017.

Published version.

The Power of Forward Guidance Revisited

With Emi Nakamura and Jon Steinsson. American Economic Review, Volume 106, Issue 10, October 2016.

Published version. | Matlab replication codes.

Search for Financial Returns and Social Security Privatization

Review of Economic Dynamics, Volume 16, Issue 2, April 2013.

Published version | Appendix | Programs and data

Simple Market Equilibria with Rationally Inattentive Consumers

With Filip Matejka. American Economic Review (Papers and Proceedings), Volume 102, Number 3, May 2012.

Published version

News Shocks and Business Cycles

With Per Krusell. Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Economic Quarterly, Volume 96, Number 4, Fourth Quarter 2010.

The Brevity and Violence of Contractions and Expansions

With Ricardo Reis. Journal of Monetary Economics, Volume 55, Issue 4, May 2008.

Published version | Appendix | Programs and data