New paper (with Mark Hallerberg) published at JCMS. We examine the determinants of the Council of Ministers's editing of the European Commission recommendations to Member States after the introduction of the European Semester i
The program provides an introduction to the most recent developments in quantitative textual analysis and with a particular focus on linking applications with theory. Free participation, subject to conditions, 14 June to 25 June 2021 on an online platform.
Economists have long argued that central banks ran by technocrats have greater independence from the government.
I am so excited to say that my book is finally available on the Oxford University Press website.
I'm delighted to be co-hosting a workshop entitled "Opportunities and Challenges in Economic Policy Communications" at the Central Bank of Ireland on January 17. Follow my hashtag #CBAficionado. Workshop program is here.
So pleased that our paper "Central Bank Communication as Public Opinion? Experimental Evidence" was selected for the David A Lake best paper presented at IPES 2018.
So happy to be teaching at Waseda's Summer Research Course in Tokyo, Japan (September 9 to September 20).
Another fabulous cohort of excited students learning QTA at the summer school at Essex.
EITM Europe 2018 is underway in the beautiful loction of Torino, Italy. The first module on statistics from June 25 until June 27 (and the math refresher from June 23 until June 24) will be taught by James Lo (University of Southern California), the theoretical modul
The collaborative research center SFB 884 was informed of its renewal for 4 more years. I was awarded a ``Mercator Fellowship'' by the German Science Foundation for my collaborations with projects C4 and B6.
We are thrilled to announce that our paper ``Documenting the Unauthorized: Political Responses to Unauthorized Immigration'' is now published at Economics and Politics.
My research with Mark Hallerberg was highlighted by the LSE in the blog post ``An uneven playing field: Larger EU member states receive weaker Commission oversight than smaller states''
See our research on the euro crisis highlighted in my recent Monkey Cage post
See our research on immigration highlighted in my recent Monkey Cage post
I'm excited to be presenting a chapter from my fortcoming book, ``Crafting Consensus'' at the LSE's IPE Workshop in London on January 29, 2016. You can read a paper version of the talk here
Ever wondered if it was powerful Member States or weaker Member States that weakened the Stability and Growth Pact? We find that Large Member States such as Germany and France as well as Euroskeptic Member States helped to erode the watchdog function of the European
Our paper Documenting the Unauthorized: Political Responses to Unauthorized Immigration (new working title) to be presented at the inaugural Virtual IPES. Please listen in and give us your feedback.
Our paper ``Estimating Central Bank Prefernces'' was selected for the 2015 APSA Pre-Conference on Political Communication, ``#Disruption: Political Communication in a Digital Age.'' The 13th annual Pre-Conference on will be held Wednesday, September 2, 2015, at the University of San Francisco in
``Esimating Central Bank Preferences'' presented at Monetary Policy and Central Banking: Historical analysis and contemporary approaches conference at Princeton University, February 6-7, 2015.