Matthew B. Canzoneri
Professor of Economics

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Updated: June, 2015

Biographical Sketch:

Matthew B. Canzoneri has been a Professor of Economics at Georgetown University since 1985. He was Chair of the Economics Department from 1991 to 1994. He has served on the staff of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and as a consultant at the International Monetary Fund, the Bank of England, and the Bank of Spain. 

Professor Canzoneri has published extensively on monetary policy and on the coordination of policy between countries.  He has also testified before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy on the implications of European monetary integration for U.S. economic interests, and before the U.K. House of Lords Select Committe on Economic Affairs on the coordination of monetary and fiscal policy.

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Selected Recent and Hard to Find Research Papers:

Optimal Money and Debt Management: liquidity provision vs tax smoothing, (with R. Cumby, B. Diba), mimeo, November 13, 2014.


Should Central Banks Pay Competitive Interest on Reserves, mimeo, March 31, 2015.

Fiscal Multipliers in Recessions , (with F. Collard, H. Dellas and B. Diba), forthcoming in Economic Journal.

Monetary Policy and the Natural Rate of Interest, (with R. Cumby, B. Diba), forthcoming in the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking.


Optimal Exchange Intervention in an Inflation Targeting Regime: some cautionary Tales, (with R. Cumby), in Open Economies Review, Volume 25, Issue 3 (2014), 429-450.


Key Currency Status: An Exorbitant Privilege and an Extraordinary Risk, (with R. Cumby, B. Diba and D. Lopez-Salido), Journal of International Money and Finance, 37, 2013, 371–393.


The Interaction Between Monetary and Fiscal Policy, (with R. Cumby and B. Diba), in Handbook of Monetary Economics, Vol. 3, 2011, Benjamin Friedman and Michael Woodford editors, Elsevier.

Euler Equations and Money Market Interest Rates: A Challenge for Monetary Policy Models, (with R. Cumby and B. Diba), JME, 2007.

Should the European Central Bank and the Federal Reserve Be Concerned About Fiscal Policy? (with R. Cumby and  B. Diba), in the FRBKC’s Rethinking Stabilization Policy, August 2002.


Pedagogical Papers on NNS Models:

Recent Developments in the Macroeconomic Stabilization     Literature: Is Price Stability a Good Stabilization Strategy? (with R. Cumby and B. Diba) in Altug, S., J. Chadha, C. Nolan (eds.), Dynamic Macroeconomic Analysis: Theory and Policy in General Equilibrium, (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2003). 

Derivations to Accompany: Recent Developments in the Macro-  economic Stabilization Literature, July 31, 2002.

Notes on: Monopolistic Competition and Nominal Inertia, (with R. Cumby and B. Diba), July 31, 2002.

Notes on Models with Calvo Price and Wage Setting, (with R. Cumby and B. Diba), May 2004.


To Contact Me:


    Mailing Address:
         Professor Matthew B. Canzoneri
         Economics Department, ICC
         Georgetown University
, D.C. 20057-1036

         phone: 202-687-5911 
         department fax: 202-687-6102
         department administrator:  202-687-5830

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