Patrick Hürtgen

Research Interests

  • International macroeconomics
  • Monetary economics
  • Fiscal policy and sovereign default
  • Imperfect information and learning
  • Empirical macroeconomics

Refereed Publications

  • Falck, L., M. Hoffmann and P. Hürtgen, Disagreement about Inflation Expectations and Monetary Policy Transmission, Journal of Monetary Economics, forthcoming
  • Cloyne, J. and P. Hürtgen (2016), The macroeconomic effects of monetary policy: a new measure for the United Kingdom, American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, Vol. 8(4), pp. 75-102.
  • Hoffmann, M. and P. Hürtgen (2016), Inflation Expectations, Disagreement and Monetary Policy, Economics Letters, Vol. 146, pp. 59-63.
  • Hürtgen, P. (2014), Consumer misperceptions, uncertain fundamentals, and the business cycle, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Vol. 40, pp. 279–292.
  • Hürtgen, P. and R. Rühmkorf (2014), Sovereign default risk and state-dependent twin deficits, Journal of International Money and Finance, Vol. 48, pp. 357-382

Other Working Papers and Publications

  • Cloyne, J. and P. Hürtgen (2014), The macroeconomics effects of monetary policy: a new measure for the United Kingdom, Bank of England Working Paper No. 493.
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  • 2016: Computing in Economics and Finance (Bordeaux)
  • 2015: Bundesbank-Banque de France Workshop (Paris)
  • 2013: DFG SPP Workshop (Köln); ZEW Summer Workshop (Mannheim); Verein für Socialpolitik (Düsseldorf); Europäische Kommission (Brüssel); Conference on Current Account Imbalances and International Financial Integration (Brüssel)
  • 2012: Bank of England (London); Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona); Macro Workshop (Bonn); Einaudi Institute (Rom); European University Institute (Florenz)
  • 2011: Macro Workshop (Bonn); RGS Doctoral Conference in Economics (Dortmund); Spring Meeting of Young Economists (Groningen); Doctoral Meeting of Montpellier (Montpellier); EEA (Oslo); ZICE11: Summer School by Ken Judd (Zürich); Europäische Zentralbank (Frankfurt)

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