Economic Policy

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Edited By: Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln, Refet Gürkaynak, Tullio Jappelli and Philip Lane

Impact Factor: 2.875

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 22/333 (Economics)

Online ISSN: 1468-0327

Editorial Board

Managing Editors
Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln, Goethe University Frankfurt
Phone: +49 69 79833815
Fax: +49 69 79833925

Refet Gürkaynak, Bilkent University, Ankara
Tel: 90 312 290-1891
Fax: 90 312 266-5140

Tullio Jappelli, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Tel: +39 081 675042
Fax: +39 081675014

Philip Lane, Trinity College Dublin
Tel: + 353 1 6082259
Fax: + 353 1 6083939

Senior Editors
Georges de Ménil, Paris-Jourdan Sciences Economiques Research Centre (PSE), Paris
Richard Portes, London Business School and Centre for Economic Policy Research, London
Hans-Werner Sinn, Center for Economic Studies, Universität München, Munich

Panel Members
Thorsten Beck, Tilburg University
Gianluca Benigno, London School of Economics
Fernando Broner, CREi
Antonio Ciccone, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Paola Conconi, Universite' Libre de Bruxelles - ECARES
Michael B Devereux, University of British Columbia
Chiara Fumagalli, Universtià Bocconi
Domenico Giannone, Universite' Libre de Bruxelles - ECARES
Francis Kramarz, CREST
Guillaume Plantin, IDEI
Thierry Magnac, IDEI
Marco Manacorda, Queen Mary University of London
Tommaso Monacelli, Università Bocconi
Romain Ranciere, Paris School of Economics
Fabiano Schivardi, University of Cagliari
Isabel Schnabel, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
Johannes Spinnewijn, London School of Economics
Daniel Sturm, London School of Economics
Paolo Surico, London Business School

Board of Governors:
Georges de Ménil (Co-Chairman)
Richard Portes (Co-Chairman)
Hans-Werner Sinn (Co-Chairman)
Maurice Aymard
Guillermo de la Dehesa
Ray Rees
Alfred Steinherr
Xavier Vives 

About the Managing Editors

Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln is professor for Macroeconomics and Development at Goethe University. Previously, she was a faculty member at Harvard University. She received her Ph.D. in economics from Yale University in 2004. Her current research focuses on the analysis of household saving and labor supply behavior, labor market integration, and the endogeneity of economic preferences. In 2010, Fuchs-Schündeln was awarded a European Research Council Starting Grant for her research project “The Role of Preferences and Institutions in Economic Transitions”. Fuchs-Schündeln is Managing Editor of Economic Policy and member of the Editorial Board of the Review of Economic Studies. She has published in the leading economic journals, among others the American Economic Review and the Quarterly Journal of Economics. She serves as member of the Scientific Advisory Boards of the German Federal Ministry of Finance, the IfW Kiel (Institut für Weltwirtschaft) and the RWI (Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung).

Tullio Jappelli is Professor of Economics at the University of Naples Federico II, Director of the Center for Studies in Economics and Finance (CSEF) and a Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). He is a Managing Editor of Economic Policy and Condirettore of Giornale degli Economisti e Annali di Economia.His main area of research is on saving, liquidity constraints, intergenerational transfers, household portfolio choice and banking. He has published four books on saving and household portfolio choice and several papers in professional journals and books. His work has appeared in leading economic journals such as the American Economic Review, the Journal of Political Economy, the Journal of Finance, and the Quarterly Journal of Economics.

Philip R. Lane is Professor of International Macroeconomics at Trinity College Dublin. In addition, he is a Managing Editor of the journal, Economic Policy and the founder of The Irish Economy blog. He is a research fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and a member of the steering group for its Macroeconomics of Global Interdependence (MGI) working group. His research interests include financial globalisation, the macroeconomics of exchange rates and capital flows, macroeconomic policy design, European Monetary Union, and the Irish economy. He also serves on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Central Banking, Empirica, Open Economies Review and Moneda y Credito. He is also a member of the scientific advisory committee of CEPII. In 2001, he was the inaugural recipient of the German Bernacer Award in Monetary Economics. He is also a member of the Royal Irish Academy, the Bellagio Group and the EURO-50 group and is a former member of the Handelsblatt ECB Shadow Council. He has consulted for the International Monetary Fund, World Bank, European Commission, European Central Bank and a number of national central banks.

About the Senior Editors

Georges de Ménil is Professor of Economics at the Paris-Jourdan Sciences Economiques Research Centre (PSE) in Paris. For the past two years he has been consultant to the Ukrainian government, and is Co-Director of the Soros International Economic Advisory Group in Kiev. Since January 1997 he has been an adviser to the Prime Minister of Romania and Director of Pro Democratia International Economic Advisory Group in Bucharest. He has written extensively on national and international macroeconomic policy issues in Europe and the United States, notably as they relate to inflation, exchange rates, government budgets, and monetary union.

Richard Portes is Professor of Economics at London Business School and President of the Centre for Economic Policy Research. He is also Directeur d'Etudes at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris; Secretary-General of the Royal Economic Society; and a Fellow of the Econometric Society. He has written extensively on sovereign borrowing and debt, macroeconomic disequilibrium, economies in transition, East-West economic integration, and European monetary issues.

Hans-Werner Sinn is Director of the Center for Economic Studies and Professor of Economics and Public Finance at Munich University. He is also Chairman of the Verein für Socialpolitik, an NBER Fellow and a lifetime member of the Council of Economic Advisors to the German Federal Ministry of Economics. He has worked extensively on economic transition, allocation theory, public finance and insurance theory and was previously advisor to: World Bank, IMF, Bolivian Government, German Government, German Parliament, US Council of economic advisors.

Economic Policy is published by Wiley-Blackwell for CEPR (Centre for Economic Policy Research), the Center for Economic Studies of the University of Munich (CES), and Paris-Jourdan Sciences Economiques Research Centre (PSE) in collaboration with the Maison des Sciences de L'Homme. Published in association with the European Economic Association.